Search for Books

Your tax-deductible gift to the Naval Institute Press underwrites worthy books that might not otherwise be published.

Weapons Reference

If you are a member, log in to receive member pricing

    
1-15 of 26 Products
Grid List
Naval Institute Guide to COMBAT FLEETS OF THE WORLD, 15th Edition

Naval Institute Guide to COMBAT FLEETS OF THE WORLD, 15th Edition

by Eric Wertheim

Internationally acknowledged as the best one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces, this popular Naval Institute guide is...

$275.00 List Price
$220.00 Member Price
NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO WORLD NAVAL WEAPON SYSTEMS

NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO WORLD NAVAL WEAPON SYSTEMS

by Norman Friedman

Long recognized as the most comprehensive reference work available on the subject, this guide remains the only complete reference to the weapons...

$270.00 List Price
$216.00 Clear The Decks Price *

THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO THE SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 19th Edition

by Norman Polmar

"This is the last edition of this work to be under the superb editorship of Norman Polmar. He and the USNIP are to be congratulated for this...

$140.00 List Price
$84.00 Member Price
NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 18TH EDITION

THE NAVAL INSTITUTE GUIDE TO SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. FLEET, 18TH EDITION

by Norman Polmar

Packed with authoritative information, up-to-date photographs, line drawings, maps, and useful appendixes, this timely new guide describes the U.S....

$100.00 List Price
$80.00 Member Price

NAVAL WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR ONE

by Norman Friedman

Although the Great War might be regarded as the heyday of the big-gun at sea, it also saw the maturing of underwater weapons—the mine and...

$85.00 List Price
$68.00 Member Price

WORLD OF THE BATTLESHIP

by Bruce Taylor, editor

This new volume is intended to present a genuinely global vision of the development of world’s battleships. In a collection of chapters by...

$76.95 List Price
$46.17 Member Price
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...

$75.00 List Price
$60.00 Member Price

BRITISH AND GERMAN BATTLECRUISERS

by Michele Consentino and Ruggero Stanglini

The fast and formidably-armed battlecruisers of Great Britain and Germany that were developed before and during the First World War are, in this new...

$74.95 List Price
$44.97 Member Price

PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL WEAPON SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition

by Craig Payne

This textbook is intended to serve as an introduction to the underlying science and engineering of weapons used in the naval service.  The...

$71.95 List Price
$57.56 Member Price
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...

$67.95 List Price
$20.39 Clear The Decks Price *

TORPEDO

by Roger Branfill-Cook

The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed a small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel...

$67.95 List Price
$40.77 Member Price

U.S. BATTLESHIPS

by Norman Friedman, Alan Raven, A.D. Baker III

This book covers the development of U.S. battleships, from the Maine and Texas of 1886, through the Montana class of World War II, up to the...

$54.95 List Price
$32.97 Member Price
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...

$52.95 List Price
$13.24 Clear The Decks Price *
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...

$52.95 List Price
$42.36 Member Price
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...

$49.95 List Price
$19.98 Clear The Decks Price *

Clear the Decks


 
 

Conferences and Events

Coast Guard Academy Conference

Mon, 2015-09-21

As part of The U.S. Coast Guard Academy 2015-2016 Leadership Lecture Series The U.S. Naval Institute presents 21st Century...

2015 Naval History Conference

View All

From the Press

Guest Lecturer

Thu, 2015-09-10

Commander John T. Kuehn

Guest Speaker

Mon, 2015-09-14

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership