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- University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 20.99
Offering a contemporary perspective on military culture within Africa and with contributions from scholars and practitioners from around the world, this work presents the argument that African armed forces need to come to terms with the elements of military culture if they want to become more professional. To this end, the book first focuses on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
Exploratio is the first ever survey of Roman military and civil intelligence. The authors examine in detail the operation and gradual development of Roman intelligence-gathering from shaky beginnings to a high level of excellence. They identify who gathered it, and for whom. This study shows the effects of intelligence on policy formation at various... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 17.00
Am 2. Juni 1967 schoss der Westberliner Polizist Karl-Heinz Kurras dem Studenten Benno Ohnesorg aus nächster Nähe in den Hinterkopf. 2009 wurden die Akten bekannt, die Kurras als Informant der DDR-Staatssicherheit enttarnten und im weiteren Verlauf eine Mordermittlung auslösten. Doch auch aus den neuen Erkenntnissen ließ sich der Mordverdacht nicht... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This document reports the results of an examination of available data on the rate at which military personnel are involved in military operations (PERSTEMPO), specifically with respect to active units of the Army. The authors found that PERSTEMPO increased in all services after the end of the Cold War, but the largest increase was in the Army and Air... more...
Communications Networks to Support Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Strike OperationsRAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms and strike platforms operating at medium and low altitudes pose special communications challenges. This analysis finds there is no one solution for all situations and platforms. A combination of options, which will vary depending on altitude, range, data rate, and threat, will be needed... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
Over the past decade, numerous observers have expressed concerns about increased tempo and overseas deployments. This report derivesquantitative measures of unit and individual deployments over the periodfrom 1994 through 2000 and uses them to create an empirically groundeddescription of tempo and its possible effects. more...
Educational Benefits and Officer-Commissioning Opportunities Available to U.S. Military ServicemembersRAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work provides background and contextual information for a comprehensive report that will explore ways to attractcollege-eligible youth into the military. It describes the various benefits, opportunities, and commissioning methods that the military services use. more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
New concepts such as network-centric operations and distributed and decentralised command and control have been suggested as technologically enabled replacements for platform-centric operations and for centralised command and control in military operations. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Assessing how technology contributes to information superiority and decision dominance a major challenge, in part because it demands quantitative measures for what are usually considered qualitative concepts. The authors have developed a mathematical framework to aid these efforts. Additional work, such as data fitting, experimentation, linking decisions... more...
Is Military Advertising Effective? An Estimation Methodology and Applications to Recruiting in the 1980s and 90sRAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The Defense Department has been spending over $100 million annually on recruiting advertising. Previous econometric studies of military advertising?s effects have relied on data from time periods unlike today?s and have used models possibly inappropriate for supporting today?s decisionmakers. This report details improved methods developed to assess... more...