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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95
Stringent demands on modern guided weapon systems require new approaches to guidance, control, and estimation. There are requirements for pinpoint accuracy, low cost per round, easy upgrade paths, enhanced performance in counter-measure environments, and the ability to track low-observable targets. Advances in Missile Guidance, Control, and Estimation... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95
As RFID technology is becoming increasingly popular, the need has arisen to address the challenges and approaches to successful implementation. RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics: A Practical Guide for Military UID Applications presents the concepts for students, military personnel and contractors, and corporate managers to learn about RFID... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 59.95
Conflict and Cooperation in Cyberspace: The Challenge to National Security brings together some of the world?s most distinguished military leaders, scholars, cyber operators, and policymakers in a discussion of current and future challenges that cyberspace poses to the United States and the world. Maintaining a focus on policy-relevant solutions,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99
This essential book offers a compelling and original interpretation of the rise of military aviation. Jeremy Black, one of the world?s finest scholars of military history, provides a lucid analysis of the use of airpower over land and sea both during the two world wars and the more limited wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. more...
- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 14.99
A disturbing chronicle of the US government?s mistreatment of American soldiers and veterans throughout history, with a new introduction by Charles Sheehan-Miles Time and time again, the sacrifices made by veterans and their families have been repaid with scorn, discrimination, lack of health services, scant financial compensation, and other indignities.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95
The Spartan City State produced what is probably one of the most iconic and ruthless military forces in recorded history. They believed that military training and education began at birth. Post-World War II saw a shift to army tanks, fighter jets and missiles that would go on to fight the next huge battle in Northern Europe. Today, with the advent... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00
In 2005, photographer Chris Hondros captured a striking image of a young Iraqi girl in the aftermath of the killing of her parents by American soldiers. The shot stunned the world and has since become iconic?comparable to the infamous photo by Nick Ut of a Vietnamese girl running from a napalm attack. Both images serve as microcosms for their respective... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95
Pounder's Marine Diesel Engines, Sixth Edition focuses on developments in diesel engines. The book first discusses theory and general principles. Theoretical heat cycle, practical cycles, thermal and mechanical efficiency, working cycles, fuel consumption, vibration, and horsepower are considered. The text takes a look at engine selection and performance,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.95
As entrenched bureaucracies, military organizations might reasonably be expected to be especially resistant to reform and favor only limited, incremental adjustments. Yet, since 1945, the U.S. Army has rewritten its capstone doctrine manual, Operations , fourteen times. While some modifications have been incremental, collectively they reflect a significant... more...
- The History Press 2016; US$ 21.86
The savage Bosnian civil war was ended politically by the Dayton Peace Agreement. But this had to be implemented on the ground by NATO. How this was done by 2nd Battalion the Light Infantry is explained in a richly detailed analysis of dangerous missions. The challenges of military operations in the war-torn Balkans are illustrated with vivid descriptions... more...