Bell X-1 Variants by Ben Guenther, Jay Miller

By Ben Guenther, Jay Miller

Most likely the easiest unmarried quantity resource at the Bell X-1 versions. solid techncal descriptions and historical past with classic pictures, many no longer released in different works. Aviation enthusiats, and people drawn to past due Forties period US study airplane will get pleasure from this booklet. Get one in your libary and revel in it.

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Military Laser Technology for Defense by Alastair D. McAulay

By Alastair D. McAulay

Fresh advances in ultra-high-power lasers, together with the free-electron laser, and ambitious airborne demonstrations of laser guns platforms, corresponding to the airborne laser, have proven the big strength of laser know-how to revolutionize 21st century conflict.

Military Laser expertise for Defense, comprises simply unclassified or declassified details. The ebook makes a speciality of army purposes that contain propagation of sunshine during the surroundings and offers easy correct historical past expertise. It describes high-power lasers and masers, together with the free-electron laser. extra, Military Laser know-how for Defense addresses how laser expertise can successfully mitigate six of the main urgent army threats of the twenty first century: assault by means of missiles, terrorists, chemical and organic guns, in addition to hassle in imaging in undesirable climate and threats from directed beam guns and destiny nuclear weapons.  the writer believes that laser know-how will revolutionize battle within the twenty first century.

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Training Indigenous Forces in Counterinsurgency: A Tale of by James S. Corum

By James S. Corum

This monograph examines the British adventure in development and coaching indigenous police and army forces throughout the Malaya and Cyprus insurgencies. the 2 insurgencies offer a dramatic distinction to the difficulty of teaching neighborhood safety forces. In Malaya, the British constructed a really profitable technique for education the Malayan police and military. In Cyprus, the British process for development and coaching neighborhood defense forces quite often was once useless. the writer argues that a few vital classes will be drawn from those case stories that observe on to present U.S. counterinsurgency doctrine. The examine for this monograph used to be performed whereas the writer used to be a traveling fellow of All Souls collage, Oxford college. the writer used the wonderful library and archive of the Rhodes condo Centre for Imperial and Commonwealth historical past at Oxford college. The Strategic experiences Institute is happy to supply this contribution to the present debate on counterinsurgency doctrine.

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Controlling the Quantum World: The Science of Atoms, by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and

By National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Physics and Astronomy, Committee on AMO 2010

As a part of the Physics 2010 decadal survey venture, the dept of strength and the nationwide technological know-how beginning asked that the nationwide study Council check the possibilities, over approximately the following decade, in atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) technology and expertise. specifically, the nationwide study Council used to be requested to hide the country of AMO technology, emphasizing contemporary accomplishments and making a choice on new and compelling medical questions. Controlling the Quantum World, discusses either the jobs and demanding situations for AMO technology in instrumentation; medical study close to absolute 0; improvement of super severe x-ray and laser resources; exploration and regulate of molecular tactics; photonics on the nanoscale point; and improvement of quantum info know-how. This ebook additionally bargains an evaluation of and proposals approximately severe matters pertaining to preserving U.S. management in AMO technology and technology.

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Workbench Silencers by George M. Hollenback

By George M. Hollenback

Larsen's most modern is filled with enjoyable, reasonably cheap and brilliantly easy designs, every one with a close schematic. there is an incendiary approach to destroying inaccessible faucets and insects, circuits for detecting mobilephone line cuts and utilization, designs for undetectable cellphone faucets, how you can use off-the-shelf elements to remotely keep watch over a computer virus or cellphone faucet, a few low-power-drain circuits for marking hidden caches and lots more and plenty extra! for educational research purely.

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