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- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
The mounted troops of the Hapsburg Empire comprised one of the most powerful forces of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). However, from the outset the cavalry's higher command was less capable than its infantry counterpart: appointments were influenced by nepotism and politics, which resulted in commands often being given to those who lacked experience.... more...
- RAND Corporation 2000; US$ 9.95
This work states that Velocity Management has brought a new way of doing business to US Army logistics, with a renewed focus on the Army customer and an approach for process improvement that cuts across three critical performance dimensions: time, quality, and cost. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This text recounts a study organized as part of an effort to design a particular kind of training for the "Theater Support Command" - a US Army organization. The main goal was to teach participants the effects in distribution and time of their decisions using microworld-based training. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This study provides a baseline description of the structure of US military enlisted-personnel compensation. It documents which pays service members receive, how much they receive and how compensation varies by such individual characteristics as gender, race, occupation and family composition. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 104.95
The U.S. government mandates that all Department of Defense logistic-wide initiatives adopt commercially proven practices and strategies to undergo maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) transformations. Reasons for the drastic order include aging weapons systems, an aging workforce, limited financial resources, and new technologies, just to name... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 9.99
In this shocking exposé, two U.S government fraud experts reveal how private contractors have put soldiers' lives on the line while damaging America's strategic interests and image abroad. Drawing on exclusive sources the authors show how money and power have conspired to undermine America's fighting forces and threaten the country's... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
Description of a methodology and a prototype tool, Building Blocks To Composite Options Tool (BCOT), for identifying investment options for defense capability areas. It ensures that a broad range of options is considered initially, then uses a screening t more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 160.00
Defence procurement remains a relatively under-researched area, mostly focusing on the USA. This revealing book looks at defence procurement from the point of view of smaller countries such as Israel, Australia, Poland and Spain. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 150.00
Logistics, the movement of forces to battlefields, their supply, and on-going support, is critical to military success. Although this principle is theoretically accepted, the importance of being well-prepared to rapidly transport troops and supplies to distant crisis points has not been complemented, as Menarchik shows, by adequate lift capabilities.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00
You can train men to fight. You can plan for the invasion. But you can't have success on the battlefield if you cannot move the men and material into position. Success is not possible without logistical support and capabilities. The U.S. Army's logistics system began with practically nothing and through numerous conflicts and periods of peace has developed... more...