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  • 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...

  • 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$ 189.00

    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

    This thorough examination of the roots and motivations for U.S. national security space policy provides an essential foundation for considering current space security issues. more...

  • Armored Trainsby Steven Zaloga; Tony Bryan

    Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95

    First seen during the American Civil War and later appearing in the Franco-Prussian War and the Anglo-Boer Wars, the armored train came to prominence on the Eastern Front during World War I. It was also deployed during the Russian Civil War and the technology traveled east into the Chinese Civil War, and the subsequent war with Japan. It saw service... 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$ 115.00

    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...