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- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Motion Coordination for VTOL Unmanned Aerial Vehicles develops new control design techniques for the distributed coordination of a team of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles. In particular, it provides new control design approaches for the attitude synchronization of a formation of rigid body systems. In addition, by integrating new control design... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 20.99
The original of this handbook is amongst the rarest of all official Great War publications with its initial print runs being just 250 copies. Detailing the hull framework, gas bags, engines, instrumentation, controls, ballast, mooring and handling, armament, trial flights, modifications, stations and duties of crew, and specifications, etc, etc, with... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This simulation model should help the US Air Force to better understand its jet engine intermediate maintenance system. Users can track the engine operation and maintenance process from the flightline through various shops and back. more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 4.49
This gripping read is based on an original book by .Edward J. Ruppelt who was the head of the United States Air Force UFO research - Project Blue Book - from 1951 until 1953. He of course had a unique insight into what went on within that project at that time. He died at the age of just 37 in 1960. Newly edited, and with some new illustrations added,... more...
- 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...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
Addresses the impact of changing skills required of fighter, mobility, bomber, and Special Operations Forces pilots on decisions about replacing or extending service lives of trainer aircraft. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This text examines how an Air Logistics Center and a Product Center apply performance-based practices in their service contracts for weapon systems development and sustainment and installation support. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
To assist the Air Force in the process of significantly changing the way it purchases goods and services, this monograph reviews related commercial-sector activities and skills, suggests models for training programs, and includes a framework of metrics to track progress and refine procurement-workforce-development efforts over time. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
In recent years, the Office of the Secretary of Defense has initiatedand the Air Force has aggressively implementeda policy aimed at the widespread adoption of performance-based services acquisition (PBSA), an outcome-oriented approach in which the buyer tells the offeror what it needs rather than how to meet that need. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 154.95
This title is winner of the 2010 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award. In light of increasing economic and international threats, military operations must be examined with a critical eye in terms of process design, management, improvement, and control. Although the Pentagon and militaries around the world have utilized industrial engineering... more...