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MISSLE CONTAGION

MISSILE CONTAGION

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

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MARINES UNDER ARMOR

MARINES UNDER ARMOR

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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

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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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THE BOFORS GUN

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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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FIELD ARTILLERY AND FIREPOWER

FIELD ARTILLERY AND FIREPOWER

by Maj. Gen. J.B.A. Bailey

This definitive overview of the development and use of artillery makes the complex artillery systems of today understandable, while at the same time...

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GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

GERMAN NAVAL GUNS, 1939-1945

by Miroslaw Skwiot

From the huge 15-inch guns carried by the Bismarck to the smallest machine gun used by coastal forces, this comprehensive encyclopedia covers every...

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