Norman Polmar

Norman Polmar is an analyst, consultant, and author specializing in naval, aviation, and science and technology issues. He has been a consultant or advisor on naval-related issues to three U.S. senators, the Speaker of the House, and the Deputy Counselor to the President, as well as to the Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has written or coauthored more than fifty published books and numerous articles on naval, aviation, technology, and intelligence subjects.

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Submarines of the Russian and Soviet Navies, 1718-1990
The first book to comprehensively describe Russian and Soviet submarine development and operations... Read More
Chronology of the Cold War at Sea, 1945-1991
From the very beginning the U.S. Navy played a central role in what turned out to be a forty-five-... Read More
The Naval Institute Guide to Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, 18th Edition
Packed with authoritative information, up-to-date photographs, line drawings, maps, and useful... Read More
One Hundred Years of World Military Aircraft
In the century following the Wright Brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina,... Read More
The U.S. Nuclear Arsenal
The atomic bomb ended the war against Japan in 1945 and became the centerpiece of U.S. and Soviet... Read More
"In describing an effort similar in ambition to that of the moon landing, this book is a... Read More
Ship Killer
Since the start of the 20th Century there have been several thousand books published about... Read More
The Naval Institute Guide to Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, 19th Edition
This updated, 19th edition of The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet... Read More
Project Azorian
In early August 1974, despite incredible risks and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA... Read More
Ship of Gold
This taut thriller provides the behind-the-scenes reality of the national security system at work... Read More
Hunters and Killers
Hunters and Killers is the first comprehensive history of all aspects of anti-submarine warfare (... Read More
Hunters and Killers
Hunters and Killers is a comprehensive two-volume history of all aspects of Anti-Submarine Warfare... Read More
Author Events
"Angle of Attack" Premieres
Interviewees include Naval Institute Press authors Admiral James L. Holloway, USN (Ret.), Vice... Read More
Featured Panelist
2:45pm, Surface Navy Association's "2012 National Symposium," Hyatt Regency Hotel,... Read More
Featured Speaker
1:20pm (Presentation on Azorian) & 4:20pm, (presentation on the Thresher), "2012 Int... Read More
"National Library Week" Featured Speaker & Book Signing
11:00am, John T. Hughes Library, Defense Intelligence Agency, 200 MacDill Blvd., Bldg. 6000,... Read More


Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Wed, 2016-11-02

You are cordially invited to: The Role of Space in Maritime Operations A discussion with RADM(SEL) Christian "Boris"...

Defense Forum Washington 2016

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

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