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- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
Throughout history, military leaders have recognized the importance of reconnaissance and surveillance. Gaining and maintaining contact with the enemy is essential to win the battle, and U.S. military history contains many examples where our knowledge of the enemy, or lack of knowledge, directly led to victory or defeat. The role of reconnaissance... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
There are currently more than 200,000 active-duty U.S. Marines and another 40,000 in the reserves. These Marines depend on the skills and techniques taught in this concise manual?and now you can, too! This fully illustrated guide features the LINE (linear in-fighting neural-override engagement) system, which is designed to be learned and memorized... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The Future Transport Rotorcraft (FTR) is a proposed heavy-lift helicopter capable of transporting the Army?s Future Combat System (FCS) family of combat vehicles. The authors review RAND Arroyo Center?s analysis of the engineering, operational, and survivability risks and uncertainties associated with the FTR. more...
- Artech House 2007; US$ 119.00
Today, more than ever, the use of denial and deception (D&D) is being used to compensate for an opponents military superiority, to obtain or develop weapons of mass destruction, and to violate international agreements and sanctions. Although the historical literature on the use of strategic deception is widely available, technical coverage of... more...
- RAND Corporation 2000; US$ 9.95
This research was undertaken to gain a better understanding of the relationship between deception and the urban environment, first to explore the power of deception when employed against U.S. forces in urban operations, and second to evaluate the potential value of deception when used by U.S. forces in urban operations. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
The first edition (1981) took a critical look at the accepted wisdom of historians who interpreted battlefield events primarily by reference to firepower. It showed that Wellington's infantry had won by their mobility rather than their musketry, that the bayonet did not become obsolete in the nineteenth century as is often claimed, and that the tank... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 27.26
Australians fought in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East in both World Wars. This is the very human story of those soldiers, sailors and airmen and their involvement in some of the toughest campaigns of modern times, and their life away from the battlefield. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare. By about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete. But though he dominated... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 12.95
From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology that will soon be employed by soldiers around the world. Missiles, small arms, biological detection systems, rockets, reconnaissance... more...
Improving the U.S. Military?s Understanding of Unstable Environments Vulnerable to Violent Extremist GroupsRAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
For over a decade, operations associated with irregular warfare have placed large demands on U.S. ground forces and have led to development of new Army and Joint doctrine. This report helps analysts identify and assess twelve key factors that create and perpetuate environments susceptible to insurgency, terrorism, and other extremist violence and instability... more...