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GUNN SIGHTS

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by Tom Gunn

In 1975, Tom Gunn had a life-altering career change 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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MISSLE CONTAGION

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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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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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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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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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/strike-warfare-21st-century">STRIKE WARFARE IN THE 21ST CENTURY</a>

by Dale E. Knutsen

Strike warfare is a term that is rarely used in the popular media even though reports of conflicts often describe its application or effects. Those...

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NETWORK-CENTRIC WARFARE

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by Norman Friedman

This book explains what network-centric warfare is, and how it works, using concrete historical naval examples rather than the usual abstractions....

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NINETEENTH CENTURY TORPEDOES AND THEIR INVENTORS

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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

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by Jerry Miller

In 1960 there were some 3,500 strategic nuclear weapons in the United States and by the mid-1970s there were more than 10,000. This book, written by...

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ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE

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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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by Steven A. Pomeroy

Steven A. Pomeroy has authored the first history of the American mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a technology the United States...

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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

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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 the...

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SHIP KILLER

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by Thomas Wildenberg

Since the start of the 20th Century there have been several thousand books published about submarines and on the order of a thousand discussing...

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UNMANNED COMBAT AIR SYSTEMS

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by Norman Friedman

The U.S. Navy’s Unmanned Combat Air System aircraft currently in development will transform naval aviation, extending its reach while dramatically...

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