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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2012; US$ 19.95
The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Ranger Handbook, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army... more...
- Hamilton Books 2008; US$ 24.99
Rubel's account illustrates how potentially disastrous gaps came to exist between national military policies and the detailed design and development of major intercontinental ballistic missile systems-important lessons to be learned in this time of rogue nations and nuclear proliferation. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
With its large industrial base of ammunition plants and arsenals, the Army has more ordnance manufacturing capacity than it needs. This study proposes a strategic vision for this capacity and explores options for managing it, including privatization and creation of a federal government corporation. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
"Other Transactions" authority provides the Department of Defense with the latest commercial market technologies while reducing the burden of an extensive procurement process to the contractor. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00
This is a look at the history of the machine gun and how it revolutionized modern ground combat. It provides technical details on all significant models of machine guns from their introduction in the late 1800s to the present and includes a list of machine guns in chronological order. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 199.95
Chemicalsare a part of daily life and can be found all around us. Many common chemicals when mixed improperly ? whether intentionally or not ? can pose serious consequences to those who come in contact with them. Written by an author who is an experiencedhazmat-qualifiedfirst responder,forensicspecialist, and educator, Explosives and Chemical Weapons... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 85.00
Artillery: An Illustrated History of Its Impact charts the development of large, crew-operated battlefield weapons from the dart firers and catapults of the ancient world to the invention of gunpowder in China and its applications in medieval Europe, and from the emergence of naval and land gunnery four centuries ago to the latest rapid-fire, rocket... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 35.00
History and deployment of smart weapons. In the United States, efforts to develop precision guided munitions—PGMs—began during the First World War and resulted in an 'aerial torpedo' by the 1920s. While World War II was dominated by large-scale strategic bombing—essentially throwing out tons of free-falling munitions in the... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.49
Osprey's new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history - from the sword to the machine gun.Learn the true story of one of history's most well travelled weapons. Developed late in World War I to be a fearsome trench-warfare weapon, the Thompson submachine gun's... more...