Hellenistic Military and Naval Developments by William Woodthorpe Tarn

By William Woodthorpe Tarn

First released in 1930, it is a choice of essays by means of the famous classical pupil W. W. Tarn, initially introduced as Lees Knowles Lectures in army historical past at Trinity university, Cambridge. Tarn attracts on various resources to track the historical past and improvement of struggle within the Hellenistic interval, with specific emphasis on army technique below Alexander the good. the 1st lecture outlines the function of infantry, analysing the weaponry utilized in a variety of battles. within the moment lecture, Tarn examines the improvement of cavalry, its heritage in Macedonia, Thessaly and Iran, and its use of elephants and camels. the ultimate lecture explores advancements in siege and naval tools, with specific realization to developments in artillery. offering beneficial perception right into a interval of in depth army innovation, this booklet provides an outline of the army and naval arts and sciences of the Hellenistic period.

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Military Textiles by E. Wilusz

By E. Wilusz

Textiles for army uniforms face a posh set of demanding situations. they need to offer safeguard, toughness and luxury in quite a lot of opposed environments. army textiles studies the diversity of contemporary study on how army garments can most sensible meet infantrymen' wishes. the 1st a part of the e-book studies common specifications of army textiles, together with harm resistance, convenience, sweat administration, cold-weather stipulations and the mixing of high-tech fabrics into uniforms. half II concentrates at the protecting function of army textiles, protecting such parts as high-performance ballistic fibres, textiles for chemical and organic safeguard, camouflage fabrics and army materials for flame security. The e-book additionally reports using non-woven materials and new coatings for army functions. With its special editor and overseas group of participants, army textiles can be a useful reference for these learning and production army textiles, in addition to these attracted to the broader zone of textiles for defense.

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Air and missile defense systems by Warren J. Boord, John B. Hoffman

By Warren J. Boord, John B. Hoffman

Air and Missile safeguard platforms Engineering fills a necessity for these looking perception into the layout techniques of the air and missile protection process engineering method. particularly aimed toward coverage planners, engineers, researchers, and experts, it offers a balanced method of negating a goal in either normal and digital assault environments, and applies physics-based approach engineering to designing and constructing a balanced air and missile safeguard approach. The e-book offers an in-depth description of the missile safety layout improvement approach in addition to the underlying technical beginning of air and missile safety structures engineering.

Utilizing the authors’ a long time of mixed engineering event, this publication considers new air missile security procedure applied sciences and cutting edge architectures that may be used to satisfy functionality necessities whereas additionally minimizing layout, improvement, and operational bills over the lifecycle of a wrestle procedure. it is also the most recent platforms layout strategies that may be utilized to new and present platforms, and introduces structures engineering ideas that may be mentioned and without difficulty utilized to different missile security method scenarios.

Additionally, this book:

  • Focuses on shipborne missile safety structures that supply their very own send safety opposed to missiles and safeguard of different within reach ships
  • Emphasizes the research and alternate house linked to generating a balanced air and missile protection method (AMDS)
  • Addresses the significance of architectures and technologies
  • Traces requisites improvement via process functionality tradeoffs
  • Includes result of radar and missile functionality tradeoffs in a practical environment

Air and Missile safeguard structures Engineering

provides an figuring out of the physics of missile protection platforms and the most important functionality parameters that force the functions of those structures. This booklet serves as a important source for missile security engineers and different working towards execs, in addition to a instructing reference for graduate-level courses.

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C2 Re-envisioned: The Future of the Enterprise by Marius S. Vassiliou, Visit Amazon's David S. Alberts Page,

By Marius S. Vassiliou, Visit Amazon's David S. Alberts Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, David S. Alberts, , Jonathan Russell Agre

Command and keep watch over (C2) is the set of organizational and technical attributes and procedures during which an company marshals and employs human, actual, and knowledge assets to unravel difficulties and attain missions.C2 Re-envisioned: the way forward for the firm identifies 4 interrelated megatrends which are separately and jointly shaping the state-of-the-art and perform of C2 in addition to the challenge demanding situations we are facing.

These megatrends the ebook examines are:

  • Big Problems—manifested partly as expanding complexity of either endeavors and firms, as army institutions shape coalitions with one another, and partnerships with numerous civilian enterprises and non-governmental organizations
  • Robustly Networked Environments—enabled through the tremendous wide availability of complex details and communications applied sciences (ICT) that position unparalleled powers of knowledge construction, processing, and distribution within the fingers of just about a person who wishes them—friend and foe alike
  • Ubiquitous Data—the remarkable volumes of uncooked and processed details with which human actors and C2 platforms needs to contend
  • Organizational alternatives—as decentralized, net-enabled techniques to C2 were made extra possible through know-how.

The e-book analyzes ancient examples and experimental facts to figure out the severe components that make C2 get it wrong and the way to get it correct. winning agencies sooner or later could be those who can reconfigure their methods in an agile demeanour. delivering clean views in this topic of serious significance, this publication presents the knowledge it is important to decide on your organizational techniques to fit the challenge and the stipulations at hand.

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Introduction to communication electronic warfare systems by Richard Poisel

By Richard Poisel

Focusing ordinarily at the engineering features of communications digital battle (EW) structures, this completely up to date and revised variation of a favored Artech residence ebook bargains a present and entire creation to the topic. the second one variation provides a wealth of latest fabric, together with multiplied remedies of 2 serious components - RF noise and the consequences of sign fading. widely supported with over seven-hundred equations, this authoritative source information the parts, structures, and operations of digital struggle platforms devoted to conserving and attacking army communications networks. The ebook bargains an entire knowing of ways sleek path finders for verbal exchange signs paintings, in addition to their barriers. It exhibits tips to degree functionality and outline the elemental operations precious for conversation EW structures. execs the best way to determine cutting-edge EW know-how and achieve a pretty good realizing of easy EW techniques.

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