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- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 26.95
The United States needs airpower, but does it need an air force? In Grounded , Robert M. Farley persuasively argues that America should end the independence of the United States Air Force (USAF) and divide its assets and missions between the United States Army and the United States Navy. In the wake of World War I, advocates of the Air Force argued... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 30.99
The untold story of the birth of the Predator drone, a wonder weapon that transformed the American military, reshaped modern warfare, and sparked a revolution in aviation The creation of the first weapon in history whose operators can stalk and kill an enemy on the other side of the globe was far more than clever engineering. As Richard Whittle... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 25.00
This book tells the tale of the illustrious Royal Air Force career of Tom Clark, a World War Two gunner and post-war signaller in action during some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century. Lovingly penned by his son, it provides an authentic insight into this dynamic period of world history. From work as an air gunner, involved in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Warfare in the first half of the 20th century was fundamentally and irrovocably altered by the birth and subsequent development of air power. This work assesses the role of air power in changing the face of battle on land and sea. Utilizing late-1990s research, the author demonstrates that the phenomenon of air power was both a cause and a crucial... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The report lays out a framework for modernizing that the Air Force can use to develop new operational concepts in the context of joint-service requirements, to organize analyses for assessing capabilities, and to effectively advocate Air Force programs to "deciders? in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Congress. more...
A Simple Game-Theoretic Approach to Suppression of Enemy Defenses and Other Time Critical Target AnalysesRAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
The effectiveness of attacks on time critical targets (suppression of enemy air defenses, interdiction, and anti-theater ballistic missile missions) often depends on decisions made by the adversary. Game theory is a way to study likely changes in enemy behavior resulting from various attack capabilities and goals. more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
To assist the Air Force in the process of changing the way it purchases services, this report reviews related commercial sector practices and suggests metrics to track progress and refine services procurement efforts over time. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This text examines air and space power in light of challenges and opportunities that are emerging from increased demands for these assets and in light of technological and social change. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This volume identifies concepts and technologies that could improve the United States Air Force's capability to detect, classify, recognize and defeat elusive targets, whether dispersed ground forces or mobile ballistic missiles. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Since the 1970s, efforts to develop unmanned aerial vehicles have been severely hampered by escalating costs, slipped schedules, and disappointing operational results. This text provides an evaluation of new acquisition strategies for the development of unmanned aerial vehicles. more...