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U.S. Army Improvised Munitions Handbo...

Army

You don't need to be a trained soldier to fully appreciate this edition of the U.S. Army Improvised Munitions Handbook (TM 31-210). Originally created for soldiers in guerilla warfare situations, this handbook demonstrates the techniq...

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Published: Feb 2017

Future Weapons (Access Granted)

Allison Barrie

Invisible tanks. Thought-controlled fighter jets. Drone swarms. Rail guns slinging Mach 6 slugs. Terminator-style robot troops and cyborg fighters. Space based lasers blasting threats on the ground. Micro missiles. Next-gen mega steal...

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Published: Sep 2016

The Gun

C. J. Chivers

At a secret arms-design contest in Stalin's Soviet Union, army technicians submitted a stubby rifle with a curved magazine. Dubbed the AK-47, it was selected as the Eastern Bloc's standard arm. Scoffed at in the Pentagon as crude and ...

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Published: Sep 2011

Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech...

Andrew Cockburn

An essential and page-turning narrative on the history of drone warfare by the acclaimed author of Rumsfeld, exploring how this practice emerged, who made it happen, and the real consequences of targeted killingAssassination by drone ...

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Published: Mar 2016

U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unc...

Department of the Army

With fiercely detailed information and visuals provided by the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare is meant for experienced soldiers and novices alike. With this guide, you will be able to apply its mat...

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Published: Mar 2011

Maginot Line Gun Turrets: And French ...

Clayton Donnell

The Maginot Line was one of the most advanced networks of fortifications in history. Built in the aftermath of World War I, and stretching along the French eastern border from Belgium to Switzerland, it was designed to prevent German ...

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Published: Sep 2017

South African Armour of the Border Wa...

Kyle Harmse

The Border War saw the biggest armoured battles in Africa since World War II. Starting as a counter-insurgency operation by the South African Defence Force (SADF) against the South West Africa People's Organisation, South Africa beca...

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Published: Feb 2017

American Gun: A History of the U.S. i...

Chris Kyle

Chris Kyle—fallen hero and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper—reveals how ten legendary guns forever changed U.S. history.At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the top sniper in U.S. ...

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Published: May 2014

Gun: A Visual History

DK Publishing

From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, Gun: A Visual History is a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years.Perfect for anyone interested in firearms, Gun: A Visual Histo...

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Published: Apr 2012

There Will Be Cyberwar: How The Move ...

Richard Stiennon

The move on the part of the US military, which began in 1996, to Network-Centric Warfare (NCW), meant the combination of sensor grids, C&C grids, and precision targeting to increase speed to command, and represented a military offset....

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Published: Mar 2015

The Gun in 500 Photographs

Time-Life Books

A fascinating look into the history of the firearm and how and why it has had the impact it has on American culture and society.Few inventions have had more of a profound impact on the course of civilization than guns: The first hand-...

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Published: May 2016

Early Us Armor: Tanks 1916 40

Steven J. Zaloga

Between the two World Wars, the US contributed significantly to the development of the tank, a weapon invented by the British and the French seeking a way to break through the lines of German trenches. From the employment of the Frenc...

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Published: Mar 2017

T-64 Battle Tank: The Cold War's Most...

Steven J. Zaloga

The T-64 tank was the most revolutionary design of the whole Cold War, designed to provide the firepower and armor protection of a heavy tank in a medium-weight design. It pioneered a host of sophisticated new technologies including l...

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Published: Aug 2015

T-90 Standard Tank: The First Tank of...

Steven J. Zaloga

In the wake of the T-72 tank's poor performance in the 1991 Gulf War, the Kremlin instructed the Russian tank industry to drop the discredited T-72 designation in favor of the T-90 Vladimir. The T-90 was in fact a further evolution of...

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Published: Feb 2018
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