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Long-Term Effects of Targeted Killings by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – Weaponized Drones Against Islamic Extremists in Afghanistan and Iraq, Just War Theory and International Humanitarian Law
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study contributes to the growing discussion regarding the employment of weaponized UAVs, specifically when executing targeted killings outside designated combat zones. As the dominant proprietor of UAVs, the United States inadvertently established precedence for their employment resulting in significant, future political and military ramifications.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 10 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Theater Missiles, Air Defense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Ten includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, theater missiles, and air defense.
Little Eye in a Big Sky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
After hearing about some unusual activity at a supposedly abandoned building near their model airplane flying site, Rob and his son Nate determine to build their own amateur UAV, or drone, to circle the building and see what's going on. The video recorded from their little drone draws them deeper and deeper into a mystery that not only involves law enforcement, but puts their family in danger.
Lieutenant (an Ell Donsaii story #3)
Series: The Ell Donsaii stories, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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"Lieutenant" is the third in a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine has a nerve mutation that makes her an athletic genius. She has dropped out of grad school after using her quantum theories to invent a means for enormously improving communications. Flying UAVs for the USAF she recognizes that the PRC is going to invade Taiwan. Our response requires her new quantum devices!
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): U.S. Air Force Role in Future Air Warfare - Manned or Unmanned? (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This paper examines the role of unmanned aircraft in the future of the U.S. Air Force. For over eight years the USAF has been continuously deployed to both theaters, flying tens of thousands of sorties each year—mostly manned missions, but some unmanned. The unmanned flights are primarily for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Joint Doctrine for Unmanned Aircraft Systems: The Air Force and the Army Hold the Key to Success (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This paper examines the differences between the Air Force's and Army's approach at meeting the demand for effective and efficient UAS operations. The first difference between the services is command and control (C2), with the analysis focusing on centralized versus decentralized C2. The second difference concerns locations and examines the benefits of remote operations over in-theater operations.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Enhancing Combat Survivability of Existing Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Components, Warning Systems, Jammers, Decoys, Shortcomings (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Combat survivability is the capability of UAS to avoid or withstand a man-made hostile environment. This report explored how to enhance the combat survivability of existing UAS. Potential survivability enhancement options: changes in tactics, improving the situation awareness of the operator, equipping with the capability to counter an incoming threat, improving payload performance, and more.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Unmanned Aerial System Sensor Operator (UAS SO) Career Field Education and Training Plan (U.S. Air Force)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This Career Field Education and Training Plan (CFETP) for the Unmanned Aerial System Sensor Operator (UAS SO) is a comprehensive education and training document that identifies life-cycle education/training requirements, training support resources, and minimum core task requirements for this specialty.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Integration of Weaponized Unmanned Aircraft into the Air-to-Ground System, Air War College Paper (UAVs, Drones, RPA)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This Air Force paper deals with the issues raised by using weaponized unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in battle, exploring mission employment and doctrinal problems.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations in the National Airspace System: Safety Considerations, FAA Rules and Regulations, Plans for Expanded Use, Military Integration (UAVs, Drones, RPA)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This report, compiled from official sources at the Pentagon, FAA, and the GAO, reviews the status of UAS operations in the National Airspace System (NAS). It includes information about safety risks posed by UAS operations, FAA rules and regulations, plans for expanded use of unmanned aircraft, and the integration of military UAS into the airspace.