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MISSLE CONTAGION

MISSILE CONTAGION

by Dennis M. Gormley

After first assessing the state of ballistic missile proliferation in the Middle East, South Asia, and Northeast Asia, Dennis Gormley identifies the...

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BRITISH WARSHIPS & AUXILIARIES

by Steve Bush

This revised and updated guide to the ships, aircraft, and weapons of the Royal Navy fleet is now expanded to include Royal Marine Craft and Border...

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MARINES UNDER ARMOR

MARINES UNDER ARMOR

by Kenneth W. Estes

In this story of men, machines and missions, Kenneth Estes tells how the U.S. Marine Corps came to acquire the armored fighting vehicle and what it...

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SIDEWINDER

by Ron Westrum

In the mid-1950s a small group of overworked, underpaid scientists and engineers on a remote base in the Mojave Desert developed a weapon no one had...

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STRIKE WARFARE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

by Dale E. Knutsen

Strike warfare is a term rarely used in the media and almost never explained, although reports of conflicts often describe its application or effects...

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GUNN SIGHTS

GUNN SIGHTS

by Tom Gunn

Tom Gunn had a life-altering career change in 1975 when he went from an eight-year stint as staff lawyer with the U.S. Senate to a job in aerospace...

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NETWORK-CENTRIC WARFARE

NETWORK-CENTRIC WARFARE

by Norman Friedman

Over the past decade, the United States has moved toward a new style of warfare, called network centric, that uses an almost real-time, shared...

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NINETEENTH CENTURY TORPEDOES AND THEIR INVENTORS

NINETEENTH CENTURY TORPEDOES AND THEIR INVENTORS

by Edwyn Gray

Although it forever changed the tactics of naval warfare, the torpedo is one of the world's most under-researched weapons and its inventors the most...

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STOCKPILE

STOCKPILE

by Jerry Miller

A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book In 1960 there were some 3,500 strategic nuclear weapons in the United States, and by the mid-1970s...

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ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE

ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE

by David Owen

The author of more than twenty books on scientific and historical subjects, David Owen presents an authoritative yet highly readable account of the...

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AN UNTAKEN ROAD

by Steven A. Pomeroy

Praise ~  “Steve Pomeroy’s account of the Air Force’s and the country’s debate over mobile intercontinental missiles...

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THE BOFORS GUN

by Terry Gander

The 40mm Bofors Gun, first produced in the 1930s, has become one of the most famous artillery pieces of all time. It shows no sign of fading from the...

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THE U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL

THE U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL

by Norman Polmar

The atomic bomb ended the war against Japan in 1945 and became the centerpiece of U.S. and Soviet military strategy for the next 45 years. In...

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SHIP KILLER

SHIP KILLER

by Norman Polmar

There have been many books published about submarine and aircraft attacks on ships.  While the torpedo was the principal weapon of most of those...

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UNMANNED COMBAT AIR SYSTEMS

UNMANNED COMBAT AIR SYSTEMS

by Norman Friedman

A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book According to naval weapons expert Norman Friedman, the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System...

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