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- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments?including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson?s Bronco?the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 84.99
Presents findings on topics such as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations and integration into the national airspace system; UAS navigation and control; and, micro-, mini-, small UAVs. This book also covers UAS simulation testbeds and frameworks; UAS research platforms and applications; and UAS applications. more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 39.95
In August 1943 the Luftwaffe began using radio-controlled anti-ship glide bombs, and within weeks they had sunk one battleship, crippled another, wrecked two cruisers, and destroyed numerous merchant ships. Yet a year later the Germans abandoned their use, defeated in part by electronic systems to jam the radio links that guided the bombs. Drawing... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 54.00
Militarization of Space provides a history of space exploration and militarization, analyzing past and current laws governing space and addressing future expected developments in the field. Case studies in this new volume include the United States, Russia, the European Space Agency, China, and some of the emerging players, including Japan, North Korea,... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 20.99
The original of this handbook is amongst the rarest of all official Great War publications with its initial print runs being just 250 copies. Detailing the hull framework, gas bags, engines, instrumentation, controls, ballast, mooring and handling, armament, trial flights, modifications, stations and duties of crew, and specifications, etc, etc, with... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 36.46
Vulcan: God of Fire is a historical account of Britain's nuclear deterrent force, the development of atomic/thermonuclear weapons and the bombers. It includes a description of the design, development and manufacture of the Vulcan, the flight testing programme and entry into RAF service. There is also a full account of the Vulcan's career, including... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 18.94
RAF Southend focuses in diary-type format on the airport between October 1940 and August 1944, from when it became a fighter station in its own right, to it becoming an armament practice camp later in the war. It describes the manning and maintenance of the forward fighter station, often under attack, and follows the varying fortunes of the staff... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 29.15
During World War 2, Hitler's engineers had pioneered an incredible array of futuristic secret weapons, from the Me 262, the first operational jet fighter, to the deadly V2 inter-continental ballistic missile. With the Third Reich shattered and lying in ruins, in the summer of 1945, the Allies launched a frantic race to grab what they saw as the justifiable... more...