Airpower & the Cult of the Offensive by John R. Carter

By John R. Carter

Significant Carter explores 3 case reports that experience very important similarities: the doctrine of serious Britain's Royal Air strength from 1918 to 1938, the Israeli Air Force's procedure from 1967 to 1973, and the U.S. Air Force's technique from 1953 to 1965. He starts off by means of setting up the theoretical heritage beneficial for case research research. He dissects the connection among offense and safeguard to find that airpower safety enjoys neither a bonus of place nor of time. He examines the character of offense and protection as they follow to airpower and gives purposes army association might want offensive doctrines. significant Carter identifies the weather and implications of the cult of the offensive.

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Military Laser Technology for Defense: Technology for by Alastair D. McAulay

By Alastair D. McAulay

Contemporary advances in ultra-high-power lasers, together with the free-electron laser, and bold airborne demonstrations of laser guns platforms, reminiscent of the airborne laser, have proven the big capability of laser know-how to revolutionize twenty first century warfare.Military Laser know-how for cover, comprises purely unclassified or declassified details. The ebook makes a speciality of army functions that contain propagation of sunshine throughout the surroundings and offers simple proper historical past know-how. It describes high-power lasers and masers, together with the free-electron laser. additional, army Laser know-how for protection addresses how laser expertise can successfully mitigate six of the main urgent army threats of the twenty first century: assault through missiles, terrorists, chemical and organic guns, in addition to trouble in imaging in undesirable climate and threats from directed beam guns and destiny nuclear weapons.  the writer believes that laser know-how will revolutionize struggle within the twenty first century.

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Warfare in the Classical World by John Gibson Warry

By John Gibson Warry

Это прекрасно иллюстрированное издание охватывает исторический период протяженностью более one thousand лет: от осады Трои до падения Рима.
Издание содержит цветные рисунки одежды, оружия, военных кораблей, осадных машин, схемы сражений.
Книга представляет большой интерес для любителей истории древнего мира.Русскоязычное издание


From the increase of Greece to the autumn of Rome, this fantastically illustrated quantity is an excellent account of the soldiers and battles that ruled Europe and the close to East for greater than 1,000 years. the tale starts at Troy, drawing upon Homeric legend and sleek archaeological facts. It maintains via Greece's Persian and Peloponnesian Wars, Alexander the good, Rome's Punic Wars, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, and the barbarian invasions. even supposing John Warry's textual content is worthy examining, the colour drawings of uniforms, apparatus, guns, warships, siege engines, and extra are the true spotlight and make the chronicle super obtainable. war within the Classical global will excite either readers who've a mature curiosity within the interval and, even though it isn't a youngsters' ebook, young ones changing into accustomed to old background for the 1st time.

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Introduction to UAV Systems by Paul Fahlstrom, Thomas Gleason

By Paul Fahlstrom, Thomas Gleason

Unmanned aerial cars (UAVs) were largely followed within the army international during the last decade and the luck of those army purposes is more and more riding efforts to set up unmanned plane in non-military roles.

Introduction to UAV platforms, 4th edition provides a accomplished creation to all the parts of an entire Unmanned plane process (UAS). It addresses the air automobile, undertaking making plans and keep an eye on, different types of project payloads, info hyperlinks and the way they have interaction with project functionality, and release and restoration ideas. This e-book offers adequate details to inspire a scholar to profit extra; to supply a consultant with a uncomplicated appreciation of the technical matters that force different components of the approach and have interaction with their forte; or to aid a application supervisor comprehend system-level tradeoffs and recognize what inquiries to ask.  

Key features:

  • Comprehensive evaluation of all components of a UAS and of ways they interact.
  • Introduces the underlying strategies of key subsystems.
  • Emphasizes system-integration matters and the way they relate to subsystem layout choices.
  • Practical dialogue of matters educated by means of classes realized in UAV programs.

Introduction to UAV platforms, 4th edition is written either for beginners to the topic and for knowledgeable individuals of the UAV neighborhood who need a complete review on the procedure level.

As good as being a chief textual content for an introductory path on UAS or a supplementary textual content in a direction that is going into extra intensity in a single of the person applied sciences excited by a UAS, this ebook is an invaluable evaluate for training engineers, researchers, managers, and specialists attracted to UAV systems.

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