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  • Britain and the H-Bombby Lorna Arnold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 47.00

    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...

  • Selected papers from the 2nd International Symposium on UAVsby Kimon P. Valavanis; Randal Beard; Paul Oh; Anibal Ollero; Leslie A. Piegl; Hyunchul Shim

    Springer 2011; US$ 279.00

    This volume includes selected peer reviewed papers from the 2nd International Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, June 8-10, 2009, Reno Nevada, USA. The book focuses on UAV advances and current state-of-the-art. The annual meeting discusses the most recent advances in the field worldwide, thus, the book serves the purpose on publishing the latest... 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...

  • Sustaining Key Skills in the UK Military Aircraft Industryby Matt Bassford; Hans Pung; Nigel Edgington; Tony Starkey; Kristin Weed

    RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95

    The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence's Fixed Wing Sector Strategy Board commissioned RAND Europe to assist in the development of a strategy and sustainment plan for the military fixed wing sector. RAND focused on the health and sustainment of key skills in the sector's industrial base. This monograph describes the qualitative and quantitative methodologies... more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Lancasterby Martin W Bowman

    The History Press 2012; US$ 36.44

    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...

  • UXB Malta The Most Bombed Place on Earthby S A M Hudson

    The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94

    As the Regia Aeronautica and the Luftwaffe unleashed their full might against the island of Malta, the civilian population was in the eye of the storm. Faced with the terror of the unexploded bomb, the Maltese people looked for help to the Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal Section, who dealt with all unexploded bombs, outside of airfields and the RN dockyard,... more...

  • Growling Over the Oceansby Deborah Lake

    Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 29.17

    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...

  • The Secret World of Vickers Guided Weaponsby John Forbat

    The History Press 2012; US$ 26.24

    Based on the author's own involvement as an engineer at the company through the 1950s and early 1960s and on more recent research of the archives at Brooklands Museum and the PRO, this book explains the successes and failures of leading-edge developments at Vickers, in the early days of guided weapons. John Forbat explains missile and avionics systems... more...