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  • 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...

  • The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefieldsby David R Starbuck

    UPF 2011; US$ 69.95

    Forts and battlefields embody activities and locations where nations have come into conflict and where victory or defeat has determined the shape of modern American society. This book discusses some of the most dynamic archaeological projects that have been conducted at many of the most exciting forts and battlefields throughout the United States. more...

  • Small Unmanned Aircraftby Randal W. Beard; Timothy W. McLain

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 120.00 US$ 96.00

    Autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) are critical to current and future military, civil, and commercial operations. Despite their importance, no previous textbook has accessibly introduced UAVs to students in the engineering, computer, and science disciplines--until now. Small Unmanned Aircraft provides a concise but comprehensive description... more...

  • Baillie-Ki-Paltanby H. F. Murland

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 30.99

    A major history, comprehensive and detailed. The contents are divided into five parts for ease of reference. The maps are particularly well executed. The Regt was disbanded in 1933. Bibliography, Index (names of British officers only). Apps: list of former COs, idem other officers (British and Indian), a selected list of SNCOs. Appendices include detailed... more...

  • Growling Over the Oceansby Deborah Lake

    Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    The Avro Shackleton was a formidable machine with its Griffon engines producing the characteristic grumble that gave the aircraft one of its nicknames, the Growler. This book contains stories from the men for whom the aircraft became a way of life. Combining memories and anecdotes from crew members with archive material (including rare and previously... more...

  • Meteor from the Cockpitby Peter Caygill

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95

    The Meteor is remembered as the first British jet fighter to enter squadron service and the only jet powered Allied fighter to see action in WW II. Subsequent development was limited as a result of its relatively conventional airframe although it did hold the world air speed record for a while. The Meteor was immensely strong and many pilots owe their... more...

  • Introduction to UAV Systemsby Paul Fahlstrom; Thomas Gleason

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00 US$ 111.80

    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been widely adopted in the military world over the last decade and the success of these military applications is increasingly driving efforts to establish unmanned aircraft in non-military roles. Introduction to UAV Systems, 4 th  edition  provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the elements... more...

  • Space Warfareby John J. Klein

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This new study considers military space strategy within the context of the land and naval strategies of the past. Explaining why and how strategists note the similarities of space operations to those of the air and naval forces, this book shows why many such strategies unintentionally lead to overemphasizing the importance of space-based offensive... more...

  • US Presidents and the Militarization of Space, 1946-1967by Sean N. Kalic

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    In the clash of ideologies represented by the Cold War, even the heavens were not immune to militarization. Satellites and space programs became critical elements among the national security objectives of both the United States and the Soviet Union. According to  US  Presidents and the Militarization of Space, 1946?1967 , three American presidents... more...

  • Military Robots and Drones: A Reference Handbookby Paul Springer

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    For centuries, warring nations have sought to lower the risk to highly vulnerable humans on the battlefield, typically by providing protective armor, making soldiers' positions more difficult to detect, or by striking from locations safe from retaliation. Autonomous weaponry has now reached the point where robotic systems can perform some key tasks... more...