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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Frontline Books 2013; US$ 30.00
This book traces the evolution of the German Army uniform from 1870 to the present day, using nearly 800 photographs to offer the reader an unparalleled analysis. Each image is accompanied by a detailed caption, explaining interesting aspects of the soldiers uniform, insignia and equipment.It begins with the German Empire at its height, with... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 27.99
Freely I Served is the gripping memoir of Stanislaw Sosabowski who became one of the most senior Polish commanders during the Second World War. After seeing service with the Austrian Army in World War I, the author joined the newly created Polish Army in 1918. By September 1939 he was commanding 21st Infantry Regiment in the Battle of Warsaw against... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Civil Air Transport (CAT), founded in China after World War II by Claire Chennault and Whiting Willauer, was initially a commercial carrier specializing in air freight. Its role quickly changed as CAT became first a paramilitary adjunct of the Nationalist Chinese Air Force, then the CIA's secret "air force" in Korea, then "the most shot-at airline... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 89.95
Chapter 1: Introduction to Logistics Part I: Defining a Supportable Design Chapter 2: The Evolving System Requirement Chapter 3: Creating the Design Solution Chapter 4: Reliability, Maintainability, Testability, and FMECA Chapter 5: Supportability Characteristics Chapter 6: Functional Supportability Analysis Chapter 7: System Safety and Human Factors... 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...