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

    Springer Japan 2010; US$ 190.94

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Hunter Storyby Martin Bowman

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    One of the world's greatest aircraft, for three decades pilots enthused about the Hunter and its smooth lines, Rolls-Royce Avon engine, outstanding handling characteristics and lively performance. Designed by Sir Sydney Camm, the genius behind the Hurricane, work on the Hunter commenced late in 1948, but the post-war economic situation in Britain... more...

  • The Hercules Storyby Martin Bowman

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    C-130 Hercules first flew in 1954, an easily maintained aircraft which entered service with the USAF Tactical Air Command. Ten years later the 'Charlie 130' was providing the essential logistical support in Vietnam where a new landing technique, the Khe Sanh approach, added to the Hercules folklore. Paradrops, airlift and evacuation operations were... more...

  • The Harrier Storyby Peter R March

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    The 'Jump-jet' was the world's first vertical/short take-off and landing operational jet aircraft (VSTOL). Developed using the revolutionary Pegasus engine, the Harrier has served the RAF and US Marine Corps for well over 30 years. Here, vividly told, is the fascinating story from tentative hovering by the Hawker P1127 in 1960 to today's frontline... more...

  • Lancasterby Martin Bowman

    The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86

    The narrative description and condensed history of the Lancaster's construction, combat career and post-war service, brought together to tell the complete, concise history of the world's most famous aircraft of all time and undoubtedly the finest bomber of World War Two. A superlative colour section of 50 photos of the BBMF Lancaster and the Canadian... more...