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  • Voodoo Warriorsby Nigel Walpole

    Pen and Sword 2007; US$ 9.99

    During the mid-1950s the United States Air Force was given its most powerful single-seat, two-engine fighter to date. The Voodoo would be deployed before the end of that decade in the tactical nuclear bomber and tactical reconnaissance roles world-wide, and in homeland defense with the two-seat, all-weather variant. In December 1957 it took the World... more...

  • The Firecracker Boysby Dan O'Neill

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 18.99

    The shocking story of an impending nuclear devastation and the brave people who fought against it more...

  • Military Aircraft, Origins to 1918by Justin D. Murphy

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    An examination of the evolution of military aviation and its profound impact on warfare - from the employment of balloons during the French Revolutionary wars to the use of aircraft in World War I. more...

  • International Warbirdsby John Fredrickson

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00

    Designed for buffs and military historians alike, this book's entries run the gamut of aircraft types: bombers, fighters, transports, trainers, reconnaissance craft, seaplanes and helicopters, each accompanied by a photograph. It also provides technical data on the aircraft. more...

  • Military Technologies of the Worldby T.W. Lee

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 350.00

    From the introduction of gunpowder to the reigning era of nuclear weapons, military technological advances have been at the forefront of change. These changes in weaponry have influenced the outcome of many historical events and the downfall or success of major civilizations. All nations have sought to improve military technologies in the hope of gaining... more...

  • Airpower and Technologyby David Mets

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Since its earliest days, airpower has been one of the dominant forces used by the American military. This work covers the whole history of American aviation with special attention to the development of smart weapons and unmanned aerial vehicles and the influence they have had on the effectiveness of airpower. In a chronological treatment, emphasizing... more...

  • Ballistic Missiles in the Third World: Threat and Responseby W. Carus

    ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 22.95

    The proliferation of ballistic missiles in the Third World has posed a new type of challenge to policy makers in the United States. More than twenty Third World countries either possess surface-to-surface missiles or are trying to develop or acquire them. Current trends suggest that the number of countries with missiles will increase in the 1990s... more...

  • Autonomous Flying Robotsby Kenzo Nonami; Farid Kendoul; Satoshi Suzuki; Wei Wang; Daisuke Nakazawa

    Springer Japan 2010; US$ 199.87

    The advance in robotics has boosted the application of autonomous vehicles to perform tedious and risky tasks or to be cost-effective substitutes for their - man counterparts. Based on their working environment, a rough classi cation of the autonomous vehicles would include unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), - manned ground vehicles (UGVs), autonomous... more...

  • Space and Security: A Reference Handbookby Peter Hays

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 61.00

    During the Cold War era, space was an important arena for the clashing superpowers, yet the United States government chose not to station weapons there. Today, new space security dynamics are evolving that reflect the growing global focus upon the broad potential contributions of space capabilities to global prosperity and security. Space and... more...

  • Britain and the H-Bombby Lorna Arnold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 50.00

    This book, written with unique access to official archives, tells the secret story of Britain's H-bomb - the scientific and strategic background, the government's policy decision, the work of the remarkable men who created the bomb, the four weapon trials at a remote Pacific atoll in 1957-58, and the historic consequences. more...