Sniping Rifles on the Eastern Front 1939-45

Sniping Rifles on the Eastern Front 1939-45

Martin Pegler, Alan Gilliland (B.E.V. illustrator), Johnny Shumate (Illustrator)

The Soviet Union had developed a significant sniping force by 1939, but the extraordinary skill and cunning displayed by Finnish snipers during the Winter War forced the Soviets to innovate. On the other side, German sniping...

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The Morality of Weapons Design and Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities

The Morality of Weapons Design and Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities

John Forge

This book explores moral implications of weapons design and development. It covers topics such as defense, projectile weapons, nuclear weapons, the real costs of war, weapon design in peacetime, and wear theory --

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Jane's Weapons: Strategic

Jane’s Weapons: Strategic

Jim O'Halloran

Provides in-depth information on strategic weapons systems, delivering market intelligence to enable A&D businesses to carry out successful marketing, strategy and product development activity and supporting military and security...

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Jane's Weapons: Infantry

Jane’s Weapons: Infantry

Richard D. Jones, Leland S. Ness

Offers comprehensive data and information on infantry weapons, providing market intelligence to enable A&D businesses to carry out marketing, strategy and product development activity and supporting military and security...

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Jane's Weapons: Ammunition

Jane’s Weapons: Ammunition

Leland S. Ness, Anthony Williams

Provides detailed information on armed forces and paramilitary ammunition, delivering key market intelligence to enable A&D businesses to perform successful marketing, strategy and product development activity and supporting...

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Confederate Torpedoes: Two Illustrated 19th Century Works with New Appendices and Photographs

Confederate Torpedoes: Two Illustrated 19th Century Works with New Appendices and Photographs

Gabriel J. Rains, Peter S. Michie, Herbert M. Schiller

Hoping to deter the Union navy from aggressive action on southern waterways during the Civil War, the Confederacy led the way in developing torpedoes, a term that in the nineteenth century referred to contact mines floating on...

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American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms

American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms

Chris Kyle, William Doyle, Jim DeFelice, Taya Kyle

Tracks important American firearms, from a flintlock rifle to a Colt revolver to the high-tech weapon the author used as a seal. This book uses these guns as a window on United States history, making the argument that the American...

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Navy Shipboard Lasers: Background, Advances, & Considerations

Navy Shipboard Lasers: Background, Advances, & Considerations

William C. Jenkins

Department of Defense (DOD) development work on high-energy military lasers, which has been underway for decades, has reached the point where lasers capable of countering certain surface and air targets at ranges of about a mile...

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Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware

Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware

Christopher Chant

Provides within a single volume the salient technical and operational details of all the most important weapons. The complete range of hardware used in land, sea and air forces throughout the world is covered.

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Autonomous Weapon Systems: An Exploration of Issues & Recommendations

Autonomous Weapon Systems: An Exploration of Issues & Recommendations

Jesse M. Davis

The use of autonomous weapon systems (AWS) in warfare is not a new concept. This book explores a diverse set of complex issues related to the developmental, operational, legal, and ethical aspects of AWS. It will briefly explore...

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A Revolution in Arms: A History of the First Repeating Rifles

A Revolution in Arms: A History of the First Repeating Rifles

Joseph G. Bilby

Historians often call the American Civil War the first modern war, pointing to the use of observation balloons, the telegraph, trains, mines, ironclad ships, and other innovations. This book unfolds the story of how two New...

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The Book of the Sword: A History of Daggers, Sabers, and Scimitars from Ancient Times to the Modern Day

The Book of the Sword: A History of Daggers, Sabers, and Scimitars from Ancient Times to the Modern Day

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The most deeply researched and generously detailed history of the sword of all...

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Sidewinder: Creative Missile Development at China Lake

Sidewinder: Creative Missile Development at China Lake

Ron Westrum

In the mid-1950s a small group of overworked, underpaid scientists and engineers, working on a remote base in the Mojave Desert, developed a weapon no one had asked for but that everyone was looking for. Sidewinder is the story of...

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The Weapon Wizards

The Weapon Wizards

Yaakov Katz, Amir Bohbot

From drones to satellites, missile defense systems to cyber warfare, Israel is leading the world when it comes to new technology being deployed on the modern battlefield. The Weapon Wizards shows how this tiny nation of 8 million...

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Jane's Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Jane’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal

Colin King

Presents a source for anyone, military or civilian, involved in the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) industry, ranging from field operators to equipment developers. This title provides details of the munition's operational...

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Jane's Weapons: Ammunition

Jane’s Weapons: Ammunition

Leland S. Ness, Anthony G. Williams

Provides reference data on ammunition in service with armies, navies, air forces and paramilitary organizations around the world. This title also provides information on armed forces and paramilitary ammunition, delivering key...

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Jane's Weapons: Infantry

Jane’s Weapons: Infantry

Richard D. Jones, Leland S. Ness

Provides information on infantry weapons, providing market intelligence to enable A&D businesses to carry out successful marketing, strategy and product development activity and supporting military and security organizations by...

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Jane's Weapons: Naval

Jane’s Weapons: Naval

Malcolm Fuller, Commander David Ewing

Delivers comprehensive reference data on naval weapons in development, in production and in service with naval forces around the world. This title provides information on naval weapons, delivering market intelligence to enable A&D...

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Jane's Weapons: Strategic

Jane’s Weapons: Strategic

Duncan Lennox

Delivers comprehensive reference data on strategic weapon systems in development, in production and in service around the world. This title provides information on strategic weapons systems, delivering market intelligence to...

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Jane's Weapons: Strategic

Jane’s Weapons: Strategic

Jim O'Halloran

Delivers comprehensive reference data on strategic weapon systems in development, in production and in service around the world. This title provides in-depth information on strategic weapons systems. It also offers market...

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Jane's Weapons: Naval

Jane’s Weapons: Naval

Malcolm Fuller, Commander David Ewing

Delivers comprehensive reference data on naval weapons in development, in production and in service with naval forces around the world. This title provides in-depth information on naval weapons. It also offers market intelligence...

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Jane's Weapons: Infantry

Jane’s Weapons: Infantry

Richard D. Jones, Leland S. Ness

Provides reference data on infantry weapons in development, in production and in service with armies and paramilitary organizations around the world. This book also provides comprehensive data and information on infantry weapons.

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Jane's Weapons: Air-Launched

Jane’s Weapons: Air-Launched

Robert Hewson

Provides comprehensive reference data on air weapons in development, in production and in service with air forces around the world. This book also provides data and information on airborne weapons, supporting military and security...

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Jane's Weapons: Ammunition

Jane’s Weapons: Ammunition

Leland S. Ness, Anthony G. Williams

Provides reference data on ammunition in service with armies, navies, air forces and paramilitary organizations around the world. This title provides detailed information on armed forces and paramilitary ammunition. It supports...

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Jane's Weapons: Air-Launched 2012-2013

Jane’s Weapons: Air-Launched 2012-2013

Robert Hewson

Provides comprehensive reference data on air weapons in development, in production and in service with air forces around the world. This title also provides information on airborne weapons, supporting military and security...

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