Books tagged: space weapons

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Vision to Victory - Space, Mahan, and Mitchell: The Role of the Visionary in Cross-Organizational Innovation, Space Militarization Analog to Mahanian Modern Navy and Mitchell's Independent Air Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Mahanian vision led the US to develop a modern navy while Mitchell's vision led to an independent US Air Force. The results from the case studies are used to clarify the role of the visionary in MNS change as well as the relative importance of a visionary to other previously identified factors associated with military innovation.
Star Sails: Short Memory
Series: Star Sails, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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Short Memory is #3 in the Star Sails' series. After a couple of bad starts making initial contact with alien species, especially the Draken, the SS Falcon with Captain Jack Stone and his crew are heading straight back to home. Space might be the Final Frontier but it certainly isn't turning out to be the Friendly Frontier. But what about these Klethren on planet Kleth?
Introduction to the United States Air Force - Extensive History of the Aircraft, Missiles, Satellites, Leaders, Heroes, Battles, Fighter Aces of the USAF from World War I to the 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Here is a comprehensive history of the people and vehicles of the United States Air Force, from World War I through the start of the 21st Century. This Introduction to the United States Air Force is organized into two parts and five appendices.
Inside the Cold War: A Cold Warrior's Reflections - Bombers, Tankers, Reconnaissance, ICBMs, Submarines, SAC Alert Forces, Russian Cold Warriors, Curtis LeMay, Hyman Rickover
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,750. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This publication reflects a compilation of excerpts from an unpublished broader treatment that recounts the nearly five decades of delicate coexistence between two nations known as the "superpowers" during the international conflict known as the "Cold War."
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 - Aircraft, Radar, Missiles, Satellites, Directed Energy, Launch Systems, ASAT, Cyber Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 concentrates on key science and technology focus areas for the US Air Force over the next two decades that will provide technologically achievable capabilities enabling the Air Force to gain the greatest us joint force effectiveness in 2030 and beyond.
Whither Space Power? Forging a Strategy for the New Century - Future Space Warfare Scenarios and Options for Space Security
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this book, General Worden and Major Shaw present the building blocks for an all-encompassing strategy and doctrine for space power in the twenty-first century.
The U.S. Response to China's ASAT Test: An International Security Space Alliance for the Future, Anti-Satellite Capabilities and China's Space Weapons Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
From the Foreword: (Author) Lt Col Anthony Mastalir has done policy makers a welcome service by exploring the enigma wrapped in a conundrum which is Chinese space policy, focusing on the Chinese kinetic energy antisatellite (KE-ASAT) test of January 2007.
Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership, Military Space Programs, Sputnik through the Age of Apollo and the Gulf War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership is a study of the United States Air Force in space. Of all the military services, the Air Force has been preeminently involved for the past fifty years in initiating, developing, and applying the technology of space-based systems in support of the nation's national security.
Reflections of a Technocrat: Managing Defense, Air, and Space Programs during the Cold War, National Reconnaissance and NRO, Commercial Space Programs, Comsat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
John McLucas accrued almost 50 years' experience on both sides of the government procurement table. From that perspective, he also hoped to analyze various acquisition strategies, such as the value of prototyping (which he had employed with great success to bring the A-10 and F-16 aircraft to fruition) and a willingness to accept risks when appropriate.
The Air Force Role in Developing International Outer Space Law - Space Law Debates, Project West Ford, Legal Concepts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Air & Space, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The impact of the US defense and space initiatives on bilateral and multilateral treaties and on international outer space law in general, a topic of much current discussion, is better understood by an analysis of the development of that body of law.