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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 188.00

    This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new avenues for further research are clearly outlined.... more...

  • Refueling and Complex Overhaul of the USS "Nimitz"by John F. Schank; Mark V. Arena; Denis Rushworth; John Birkler; James Chiesa

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    The midlife refueling/complex overhaul (RCOH) of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took five years to plan and three years to execute. This report identifies changes in processes and procedures that could lead to better cost and schedule performance for the nine remaining Nimitz-class RCOHs. more...

  • Taiwan's Maritime Securityby Martin Edmonds; Michael M. Tsai

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 185.00

    The relationship between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China is regarded as a very serious potential source of conflict in East Asia, especially now that the questions of Hong Kong and Macau have been settled, and increased democratisation in Taiwan is seen as a threat by mainland China. This book, which brings together leading international... more...

  • No Pleasure Cruiseby Dr Tom Frame

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 31.81

    A comprehensive, easy-to-read history of the Royal Australian Navy from its inception in 1901 to the present day. more...

  • Civil War Navies, 1855-1883by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    Civil War Navies 1855-1883 is the second in the five-volume US Navy Warships encyclopedia set. This valuable reference lists the ships of the U.S. Navy and Confederate Navy during the Civil War and the years immediately following - a significant period in the evolution of warships, the use of steam propulsion, and the development of ordnance. Civil... more...

  • Asia Looks Seawardby Toshi Yoshihara; James R. Holmes

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    Represents a long-overdue effort to discern the future direction of sea power in Asia and to determine how the United States should respond to this striking development. more...

  • Domestic Trends in the United States, China, and Iranby John Gordon; Richard W Button; Karla J Cunningham

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    The U.S. Navy faces uncertainty about the degree to which it will have to prepare for a high-end future conflict versus the so-called Long War. To help the Navy understand how critical near-, mid-, and far-term trends in the United States, China, and Iran might influence U.S. security decisions in general and the Navy’s investments in particular,... more...

  • Indian Naval Strategy in the 21st Centuryby James R. Holmes; Andrew C. Winner; Toshi Yoshihara

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This is the first academic study of India's emerging maritime strategy, and offers a systematic analysis of the interplay between Western military thought and Indian maritime traditions. By a quirk of historical fate, Europe embarked on its Age of Discovery just as the main Asian powers were renouncing the sea, ushering in centuries of Western dominance.... more...

  • Unknown Watersby Alfred S. McLaren; William R. Anderson

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Charting the Siberian continental shelf during the height of the Cold War This book tells the story of the brave officers and men of the nuclear attack submarine USS Queenfish (SSN-651), who made the first survey of an extremely important... more...

  • Old Ironsidesby David Fitz-Enz

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2009; US$ 17.99

    This is the story of the oldest warship afloat in the world, the venerable frigate USS Constitution, the cornerstone of the nascent American navy created by act of Congress in 1794. Colonel David Fitz-Enz re-creates the world of sail, when seven knots an hour was considered blinding speed for a warship. In Old Ironsides, Fitz-Enz tells the story of... more...