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  • Prospects for Peaceby Frank Barnaby

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95

    Prospects for Peace is an eight-chapter text that focuses on the issues and controversies in the so-called global peace. The first chapters provide a framework of the issues of global peace, the increasing probability of nuclear war, global militarization, and the spread and use of nuclear weapons. These topics are followed by discussions of legal... more...

  • The Defence Industrial Triptychby Henrik Heidenkamp; John Louth; Trevor Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The relationship between government and the businesses that contribute towards the defence and security of the state is a critical one; it often underscores a modern state?s foreign policy and sense of place in the world. Yet, despite its clear importance, this subject is underexplored and rarely analysed in a rigorous manner. As a consequence, government... more...

  • Automatic Armsby Melvin M. Johnson; Charles T. Haven

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.95

    Melvin M. Johnson Jr. was born in Boston in 1909. He became a member of the Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 while studying at Harvard Law School. While in law school, he became deeply involved in the research, study, and design of firearms, and, in 1935, he designed the M1941 Johnson rifle. He is also the coauthor of For Permanent Victory and Ammunition:... more...

  • Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Centuryby Richard Michael O'Meara

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Century is one of the first books to tackle the big five technological threats all in one place: nanotech, robotics, cyberwar, human enhancement, and, non-lethal weapons, weaving a historical, legal, and sociopolitical fabric into a discussion of their development, deployment, and, potential regulation.... more...

  • U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2014-2015by Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95

    Department of the Army: The Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and also authors U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat. more...

  • Practical Ballisticsby Lewis Potter

    Crowood 2014; US$ 21.88

    This fascinating book starts with the basics, going back to the days of muzzle loading before considering the various attempts made over the centuries to improve the bullet. It moves on to examine the development of the cartridge right up to the present day, and provides the reader with a clear understanding of the principles governing the bullet's... more...

  • Weapons Under Fireby Lauren Holland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Ballisticsby Donald E. Carlucci; Sidney S. Jacobson

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 177.95

    Providing new chapters, homework problems, case studies, figures, and examples, Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Second Edition encourages superior design and innovative applications in the field of ballistics. It examines the analytical and computational tools used to predict a weapon?s behavior in terms of pressure, stress,... more...

  • Artilleryby John Norris

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    By the time the guns fell silent on 11 November 1918, vast tracts of the European landscape had been so utterly devastated by artillery fire that they were virtually unrecognisable. Of all the many weapons invented by man for the purpose of waging war, artillery must rank among the most destructive of all. Through detailed research, John Norris has... more...

  • The Bofors Gunby Terry Gander

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 16.99

    The 40mm Bofors Gun, first produced in the 1930s, has become one of the most famous artillery pieces of all time. It shows no sign of fading from the defence scene even though, in the second decade of the twenty-first century, it performs in many roles that were not contemplated by its original designers. It has also proved to be so versatile that... more...