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  • The Military Advantage, 2014 Editionby Terry Howell

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 28.95

    The Military Advantage, 2014 Edition is the most complete annual reference guide to Military and Veteran?s benefits. Written by Terry Howell, Managing Editor for Benefits for Military.com, the guide is backed by the resources of Military.com and its parent company, Monster.com. The Military Advantage, 2014 Edition is the most reliable benefits guide... more...

  • Sources of Weapon System Cost Growthby Joseph G. Bolten; Robert S. Leonard; Mark V. Arena

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    This analysis uses data from Selected Acquisition Reports to determine the causes of cost growth in 35 mature major defense acquisition programs. Four major sources of growth are identified: (1) errors in estimation and scheduling, (2) decisions by the government, (3) financial matters, and (4) miscellaneous. The analysis shows that more than two-thirds... more...

  • Transforming US Army Supply Chainsby Greg Parlier

    Business Expert Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    This text offers a practical approach for understanding the US Army's extremely complex global logistics system, widely acknowledged as one of the largest in the world. The focus is on inventory management policy where prescriptions are illuminated through the prism of an enterprise supply chain analysis. Although Army aviation logistics examples are... more...

  • Air Mobilityby Robert C. Owen

    Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 45.00

    Global air mobility is an American invention. During the twentieth century, other nations developed capabilities to transport supplies and personnel by air to support deployed military forces. But only the United States mustered the resources and will to create a global transport force and aerial refueling aircraft capable of moving air and ground... more...

  • Cap Badges of the British Army 1939-45by G L D Alderton

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    The British Army has always set great store by its cap badges, which, in miniature, encapsulated the history and traditions of the units that wore them. They were worn with pride by the County regiments (that formed the bulk of the infantry) throughout the two world wars. Here is a comprehensive illustrated collection of the cap badges of the Second... more...

  • Wait for the Waggonby D. J . Sutton

    Pen and Sword 1998; US$ 13.99

    The first ever published comprehensive history of the Royal Corps of Transport and its Predecessors, relating the proud part played in helping to develop the highly successful logistic system that the British Army now possesses. more...

  • From Horse to Helicopterby John Sutton; John Walker

    Pen and Sword 1989; US$ 10.99

    This is a pictorial history of Army transportation. The book outlines the development of the three modes of transport used in supporting the British Army on land, in water and in air, from the horse to the helicopter. Both the authors are retired officers who served in the Royal Corps of Transport. more...

  • Recent Large Service Acquisitions in the Department of Defenseby Frank Camm; Irv Blickstein; Jose Venzor

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    New approaches to the acquisition of services and the related policy issues in which the Office of the Secretary of Defense is likely to become involved. Six case studies, representing a range of new approaches used to identify policy issues in which OSD is likely to become involved, relevant to large service acquisitions. more...

  • Diagnosing the Army's Equipment Readinessby Eric Peltz

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    To keep its equipment ready to fight, the Army needs metrics that portray its condition both in the motor pool and during missions. This work provides an integrated set of metrics that tie equipment sustainment and reliability to equipment readiness. more...

  • Dollar Cost Bandingby Ken Girardini

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    When Army equipment fails, its timely repair depends critically on the availability of needed spare parts. This monograph describes the development and implementation of dollar cost banding (DCB), a new algorithm for computing spare parts inventories maintained by Army supply support activities (SSAs). DCB has been used to expand the breadth of deployable... more...