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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
In the early twentieth century, the technology of flight changed warfare. Writers argued that the main strategic risk to Britain was the possibility of a sudden, destructive aerial bombardment of Britains cities. For the first time, The Next War in the Air draws on archival documents and publications from 1908-1941 to reconstruct the concept... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 89.99
The Historical Dictionary of Air Intelligence relates the evolving history of air intelligence through a list of abbreviations and acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on the agencies and agents, the operations and equipment, and the tradecraft and jargon. more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 34.95
European Air Power examines the current state of eight separate European air forces and their prospective air power capabilities in a manner that will appeal to a wide audience of air force enthusiasts. Included are perspectives from independent air power experts reviewing the air forces of France, Germany, Turkey, and Great Britain as well as from... more...
- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 24.95
In Sky Wars, David Gates examines the history of military aerospace power, discussing technical developments between both World Wars and the use of air power in specific wars in the latter part of the 20th century, including the recent conflict with Iraq. more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 3.95
In the past two decades, the U.S. Air Force has participated in three contingencies involving no-fly zones (NFZs) over Bosnia, Iraq, and Libya, and NFZ proposals have been proffered for some time as an option for intervention in the Syrian civil war that would avoid placing Western troops on the ground. This paper is intended as a preliminary look... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) were the precursors of arguably the finest, most efficient and certainly the oldest, independent air arm in the world - the RAF. The RFC was formed in 1912, combining the Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers and the Naval Air Organization, and embracing a Central Flying School and... more...
- 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...
- 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. 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...