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- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This report compares the peacetime tempo of air monbility operations during the Cold War with that of the post-Cold War period in efforts to pinpoint the challenges the Air Mobility Command faces as well as to suggest corrective measures that AMC should take to address these challenges. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This volume presents an analytical structure developed by RAND and the Air Combat Command in order to help the US Air Force articulate its aggregate needs for ranges and airspace, assess the adequacy of its existing assets and justify new of existing assets. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
This volume provides background information for a larger RAND study entitled 'Interoperability: A Continuing Challenge in Coalition Air Operations', including supporting aggregate data and detailed case-study analyses. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Describes a prototype research tool for determining manpower and equipment deployment requirements; The Air Force's transition from a threat-based to a capabilities-based planning posture suggests the need to calculate swiftly the manpower and equipment required to generate those capabilities. This book outlines just such a methodology. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Recruiting difficulties and manning shortfalls in certain specialties have prompted the Air Force to consider significant alterations to the compensation system. The authors describe Air Force recruitment and retention, then examine the current pay system and suggest how it could be strengthened. more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
RAND Project Air Force and the Air Force Senior Leader Management Officeundertook a study to help improve the development of Air Force seniorleaders. This report provides background information to put the methodsdeveloped in the study into context and describes how those methods weredeveloped and used to address the need for an improved leadershipdevelopment... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00
This encyclopedia documents the entire history of aerial combat - from the primitive biplanes of World War I to the sophisticated stealth fighters of the 21st century - and contains articles on famous aces, designers, air campaigns, weapons and flying machines of air warfare's first 90 years. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 210.00
Written by an expert with more than 30 years of experience, Modern Missile Guidance contains new analytical results, obtained by the author, that can be used for analysis and design of missile guidance and control systems. This book covers not just new methods nor is it merely a compilation of older methods, although it includes both. The book discusses,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 20.00
No single human invention has transformed war more than the airplane?not even the atomic bomb. Even before the Wright Brothers? first flight, predictions abounded of the devastating and terrible consequences this new invention would have as an engine of war. Soaring over the battlefield, the airplane became an unstoppable force that left no spot on... more...
Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare: The Evolution of British and American Ideas about Strategic Bombing, 1914-1945Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 42.00
A major revision of our understanding of long-range bombing, this book examines how Anglo-American ideas about "strategic" bombing were formed and implemented. It argues that ideas about bombing civilian targets rested on--and gained validity from--widespread but substantially erroneous assumptions about the nature of modern industrial societies and... more...