Category Archives: Military Technology

Download E-books Dominant Battlespace Knowledge PDF

The dept of protection has been effectively exploiting quickly constructing advances in details expertise for army achieve. On tomorrow's multidimensional battlefield - or "battlespace" - the elevated density, acuity, and connectivity of sensors and lots of different details units could permit U. S. military to determine nearly every little thing worthy seeing in actual or near-real time. Such improved imaginative and prescient of the battlespace isn't any doubt an important army virtue, yet a query continues to be: the way to we in achieving dominant battlefield wisdom, specifically the power to appreciate what we see and act on it decisively? The papers gathered the following handle the main serious points of that challenge - to wit: If the USA develops the ability to procure dominant battlespace wisdom (DBK), how could that have an effect on how it is going to struggle, the situations below which strength can and should be used, the needs for its employment, and the ensuing adjustments of the worldwide geomilitary atmosphere? Of specific curiosity is how the authors view the impression of DBK in mild of the shift from worldwide and neighborhood balance concerns that marks the post-Cold warfare international. whereas no definitive solution has but emerged, it's transparent that the results of so profound a metamorphosis in army know-how are severe to the constitution and serve as of the U.S. militia. In operating towards a definitive solution, the authors of this quantity make an immense contribution to a debate whose answer will form the a long time to return. Ervin J. Rokke Lieutenant common, usa Air strength President, nationwide safety college

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Download E-books The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Fitness PDF

Developed to aid military SEAL trainees meet the rigorous calls for of the Naval precise war (NSW) group, this finished consultant covers all of the fundamentals of actual health in addition to suggestion for the explicit demanding situations encountered in severe stipulations and mission-related actions. With a distinct emphasis on actual health, all people will reap the benefits of those attempted and actual tools of honing your physique for top actual condition.

Topics coated include:

  • Conditioning and deconditioning
  • Basics of cardiorespiratory exercise
  • Open water training
  • Weight and power education gear
  • Flexibility stretches
  • Training for particular environments and their problems
  • Dozens of workouts
  • Dealing with education and activities injuries

Compiled by way of physicians and physiologists selected for his or her wisdom of the NSW and SEAL group, this guide is a different source for a person who desires to increase his or her healthiness, energy, and endurance.

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Download E-books Merovingian Military Organization, 481-751 PDF

By Bernard S. Bachrach

Merovingian army association, 481–751 used to be first released in 1972. Minnesota Archive variations makes use of electronic know-how to make long-unavailable books once more available, and are released unaltered from the unique college of Minnesota Press editions.

In the realm that is now France and used to be then Gaul, army associations essentially encouraged the successes and screw ups of the Merovingian dynasty, from 481 to 751. Professor Bachrach examines this era intimately, learning the varieties of army association and their relation to political strength. a number of facets of the topic are arguable between students focusing on early medieval heritage, but this is often the 1st book-length examine at the topic to be published.

For 100 years students have equated the army associations of Merovingian Gaul with the customs of the Franks, a minority of the inhabitants who have been swiftly acculturated. Professor Bachrach's examine exhibits the heterogeneous nature of Merovingian army association, composed of many associations drawn from non-Frankish humans specially from the continues to be of the Roman Empire. through facing the entire major assets he demonstrates that there has been widespread switch within the army associations instead of innovative swap. The fluid nature of the army association is also noticeable to have had profound results upon the workout of political energy. the most major discovering of the research is that Merovingian army association, like a lot else in Merovingian Gaul, resembled Romania way over Germania.

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Download E-books Death by Moderation: The U.S. Military's Quest for Useable Weapons PDF

By David A. Koplow

This e-book addresses an enormous yet little-noticed phenomenon within the progressive global of army expertise. throughout a variety of otherwise-unrelated guns courses, the Pentagon is now pursuing fingers which are intentionally crafted to be much less robust, much less lethal, and no more damaging than the platforms they're designed to complement or exchange. This course is traditionally anomalous; army forces as a rule pursue ever-bigger bangs, however the smooth stipulations of counter-insurgency struggle and armed forces operations "other than warfare" (such as peacekeeping and humanitarian information) call for an army in a position to modulated strength. by means of supplying a ability to intrude deftly but successfully, the recent generations of "useable" weaponry should still let the U.S. army to complete its hard missions in a way in keeping with criminal tasks, public family members realities, and political constraints. 5 case reviews are supplied, relating to precision-guided "smart bombs," low-yield nuclear guns, self-neutralizing anti-personnel land mines, directed-energy anti-satellite guns, and non-lethal guns.

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Download E-books Golden State Battlewagon: U.S.S. California BB-44 (Warship Series No. 3) PDF

Pictorial Histories. Softcover Reference. challenging one to discover. nice reference for the naval historian or perhaps modeller. comprises descriptive textual content, centerfold profile, b/w photographs, facts and extra. bargains a few infrequently noticeable images, together with the wear to her at Pearl Harbor. All in forty four pages.

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Download E-books Germany's Tiger Tanks: VK45.02 to TIGER II Design, Production & Modifications (Schiffer Military History) PDF

By Thomas L. Jentz

This new quantity covers improvement from the VK 45.02(P), VK 45.03(H) to the differences below layout for the Tiger II on the finish of the struggle. All of this illustrated with scale drawings by way of Hilary L. Doyle mixed with drawings, sketches, and images

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Download E-books Infantry Uniforms: 1855-1939 Bk. 2: Including Artillery and Other Supporting Corps of Britain and the Commonwealth (British Uniforms in Colour) PDF

By Robert Wilkinson-Latham

First-class reproduction with illustrated endpapers in a very good, very a bit edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. continues to be fairly and strangely well-preserved total; tight, vivid, fresh and powerful. ; octavo eight - nine tall; 227 pages; actual description.: 227 p. : col illus ; 19 cm. Notes: Illus. on lining papers. bibl p222. topic: nice Britain. military - Infantry - Uniforms. nice Britain. military - Uniforms. Notes: Illustrated through Jack Cassin-Scott; the notes on guns specifically written for this quantity by means of John Wilkinson-Latham. ebook 2.

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