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  • American Military Training Aircraftby E. R. Johnson; Lloyd S. Jones

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    The U.S. did not become the world's foremost military air power by accident. The learning curve--World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and more recently the war on terror--has been steep. While climbing this curve, the U.S. has not only produced superior military aircraft in greater numbers than its foes, but... more...

  • Fighters Over Russiaby Manfred Griehl

    Frontline Books 1997; US$ 14.99

    The air war over the critical Eastern Front is illustrated with 120 specially selected and informatively captioned photographs in this striking new book. Initial success in Russia during the summer of 1941 gave way to desperate days after Stalingrad and the failure of Germany's last major offensive in 1943. Subsequently the Luftwaffe was stripped... more...

  • 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...

  • Hitler's Spyplane Over Normandy 1944by Philippe Bauduin

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 23.99

    This is the story of the Arado 234, an aircraft that on one day in 1944, in the skies above Normandy, heralded the beginning of a new era in aviation: the jet era... For more than a century, the aviation industry has experienced continual change and upheaval. Many individuals have contributed to this field of developmental aviation over the course... 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...

  • Human Factors of Remotely Operated Vehiclesby Nancy J. Cooke; Maj. Heather Pringle; Harry Pedersen; Olena Connor

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 94.95

    The role of the humans in remotely operated vehicle systems is critical, and raises a number of human factors research and design issues ranging from multiple vehicle control and adaptive automation to spatial disorientation and synthetic vision. This book aims to highlight these human factors issues, with a focus on the human components. more...

  • Neither Starwars nor Sanctuaryby Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    Space has been militarized for over four decades. Should it now be weaponized? This incisive and insightful book argues that it should not. Since the cold war, space has come to harbor many tools of the tactical warfighter. Satellites have long been used to provide strategic communication, early warning of missile launch, and arms control verification.... more...

  • Multiple Heterogeneous Unmanned Aerial Vehiclesby Anibal Ollero; Ivan Maza

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Provides an overview of issues related to aerial robotics, addressing problems ranging from flight control to terrain perception and mission planning and execution. This book examines potential applications of UAVs and details a relevant application case: forest fire detection and monitoring. 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...