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  • 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...

  • Options for Meeting the Maintenance Demands of Active Associate Flying Unitsby John G. Drew; Kristin F. Lynch; James M. Masters

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    The methodology developed in this research can be used to quantify and compare the key factors that allow the U.S. Air National Guard to generate peacetime training sorties with a fairly small full-time workforce. The authors apply these insights to proposed Total Force Integration initiatives to evaluate maintenance options for supporting associate... more...

  • Fault-tolerant Flight Control and Guidance Systemsby Guillaume Ducard

    Springer 2009; US$ 189.00

    Offers an overview of fault-tolerant flight control techniques, and the necessary equations for the modeling of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). This book is suitable for academic researchers, practicing engineers, and graduate students working in the fields of fault detection techniques and the automatic control of UAVs. 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 Worldby W. Seth 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 20 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 and that... more...

  • Human-Robot Interactions in Future Military Operationsby Michael Barnes; Florian Jentsch

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 154.95

    Soldier-robot teams will be an important component of future battle spaces, creating a complex but potentially more survivable and effective combat force. The complexity of the battlefield of the future presents its own problems. The variety of robotic systems and the almost infinite number of possible military missions create a dilemma for researchers... more...

  • Linear and Nonlinear Control of Small-Scale Unmanned Helicoptersby Ioannis A. Raptis; Kimon P. Valavanis

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    There has been significant interest for designing flight controllers for small-scale unmanned helicopters. Such helicopters preserve all the physical attributes of their full-scale counterparts, being at the same time more agile and dexterous. This book presents a comprehensive and well justified analysis for designing flight controllers for small-scale... more...

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

    Springer 2010; US$ 189.00

    Worldwide demand for robotic aircraft such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and micro aerial vehicles (MAVs) is surging. Not only military but especially civil applications are being developed at a rapid pace. Unmanned vehicles offer major advantages when used for aerial surveillance, reconnaissance, and inspection in complex and inhospitable environments.... 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...