Category: Naval

  • Download E-books 2017 U.S. Navy Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Ships, and Equipment: Updated Program Guide - Aircraft, Jets, Carriers, Submarines, Missiles, Electronics, Surface Combatants, Science, Technology PDF

    By U.S. Government, U.S. Military, Department of Defense (DoD), U.S. Navy

    Absolutely illustrated and up-to-date for 2017, this huge document offers information about 1000s of U.S. military structures - patrol craft, providers, ships, airplane, nuclear submarines, transports, helicopters, digital platforms, and masses extra. each significant ongoing undertaking of the army is comprehensively defined within the 2017 military software advisor. listed here are a few of the structures lined (space barriers hinder an entire listing): part I: NAVAL AVIATION * airplane vendors * CVN sixty eight Nimitz-Class and CVN seventy eight Ford-Class plane provider courses * plane * AH-1Z and UH-1Y Helicopter enhancements * AV-8B Harrier eleven+ Vertical/Short Take-Off and touchdown (V/STOL) airplane * C-2A Greyhound Logistics aid airplane * C-40A Clipper military precise Fleet crucial Airlift (NUFEA) * C-130T Hercules Intra-Theater Airlift plane * CH-53E large Stallion Helicopter * CH-53K King Stallion Heavy-Lift substitute (HLR) Helicopter * CMV-22B Osprey Tilt-Rotor airplane * EA-6B Prowler Airborne digital assault (AEA) plane * EA-18G Growler Airborne digital assault (AEA) airplane * F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) * F/A-18A-D Hornet Strike-Fighter plane * F/A-18E/F great Hornet Strike-Fighter plane * KC-130J Hercules Tactical Tanker and shipping * MH-60R/S Seahawk Multi-mission wrestle Helicopter * MH-53E Sea Dragon Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Helicopter * MQ-25 service dependent Aerial Refueling method * MV-22B Osprey Tilt-Rotor airplane * P-3C Orion amendment, development, and Sustainment. * P-8A Poseidon Multi-mission Maritime plane (MMA) * Naval Aviation education airplane * carrier Secretary managed Aircraft/Executive Airlift (SSCA/EA) * VH-92A Presidential substitute Helicopter * AVIATION guns * AGM-88E complicated Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) * AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) * AIM-9X Sidewinder Short-Range Air-to-Air Missile (SRAAM) * AIM-120 complex Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) * Joint Direct-Attack Munition (JDAM, GBU-31/32/38) * Laser JDAM (GBU-54) * Offensive Anti-Surface war Increment 1 (OASuW Inc 1) * Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) * Paveway II Laser-Guided Bomb (LGB) * Dual-Mode LGB (GBU-10/12/16) and Paveway III (GBU-24) LGB * AVIATION SENSORS AND structures * Airborne digital assault (AEA) Next-Generation Jammer (NGJ) * ALQ-214 built-in protecting digital Countermeasures (IDECM) * ALR-67(V)3 complicated specified Receiver (RWR) * APG-79 energetic Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Radar approach * AAQ-24 division of the army huge plane * Infrared Countermeasures (DoN LAIRCM) procedure * ASQ-228 complicated concentrating on Forward-Looking Infra-Red (ATFLIR) Sensor * Joint undertaking making plans platforms (JMPS) * part 2: floor struggle * floor WARSHIPS * CG forty seven Ticonderoga-Class Aegis Guided-Missile Cruiser Modernization * DDG fifty one Arleigh Burke-Class Aegis Guided-Missile Destroyer * DDG fifty one Arleigh Burke-Class Aegis Guided-Missile Destroyer Modernization * DDG one thousand Zumwalt-Class 21st-Century Destroyer Frigate (FF) * Littoral wrestle send (LCS) * computer 1 Cyclone-Class Patrol Coastal Modernization application * floor guns * Mk 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapon process (CIWS) * Mk 38 Mod 2 Stabilized 25mm Chain Gun * Mk forty five Mod four 5-Inch/62-Caliber Gun process improve * Mk forty six Mod 2 Gun Weapon approach (GWS) * Mk fifty one Gun Weapon approach (GWS) * Mk fifty four light-weight Torpedo (LWT) * Mk 60 Griffin Missile procedure (GMS) * RGM/UGM-109E Tomahawk Land-Attack Missile (TLAM) * RIM-7, Mk fifty seven NATO Seasparrow floor Missile approach (NSSMS) and RIM-162 developed Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) * RIM-66C regular Missile-2 Blocks III/IIIA/IIIB * RIM-116A Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) * SM-6 usual Missile 6 Extended-Range lively Missile (ERAM) Block I/II * U.S. Coast safeguard Navy-Type / Navy-Owned (NTNO) application * floor SENSORS AND wrestle platforms * extra
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  • Download E-books British Motor Torpedo Boat 1939-45 (New Vanguard) PDF

    By Angus Konstam

    In the course of the moment global conflict, flotillas of the Royal Navy's Motor Torpedo Boats and different coastal forces fought a perilous struggle for regulate of the English Channel and the North Sea. those small, quick boats attacked enemy convoys, escorted freighters, landed mystery brokers or even raided enemy ports. Unsung heroes, those craft and their tiny crews helped stave off defeat in the dead of night days of 1940. an identical vessels then took the struggle to different waters, and by means of the tip of the battle, British MTB's had noticeable carrier within the Mediterranean, the Baltic and the a ways East. This booklet examines the advance and operation of those frail, glossy little warships, and describes the best way they have been manned and the way they fought.
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  • Download E-books Rising Tide: The Untold Story Of The Russian Submarines That Fought The Cold War PDF

    By Gary E. Weir

    For devotees of the submarine espionage tales in Blind Man's Bluff, emerging Tide tells the Soviet/Russian facet of the main secretive operations of the chilly battle. For the 1st time, seven Soviet admirals, besides major naval historian Dr. Gary Weir, exhibit the winning spying missions, the technological breakthroughs, the confrontations with U.S. forces, and the undersea mess ups that killed many enormous quantities of sailors.With a long time of expertise on submarines or commanding submarine fleets, those seven senior admirals, many hugely embellished, provide us the interior tales. They element the undersea successes akin to the blockade of the U.S. submarine base in Bangor, Washington, and the cutting edge surveillance concepts they constructed to path the U.S. 6th fleet within the Mediterranean. They exhibit the advance of the 1st nuclear submarines, profiling Dr. Peregudov, the daddy of the Soviet nuclear submarine and the internecine battles between Soviet bureaucrats that resulted in the deaths of many Russian sailors. and so they provide first hand debts of lethal confrontations, resembling the sinking of K-219, off Bermuda and the collision of USS Taurog and the Soviet K-108, together with unpublished photographs of the incident's aftermath. emerging Tide additionally finds the numerous catastrophes and the occasional heroic rescues, and solutions many questions surrounding the sensational lack of the Kursk, the main complex vessel within the Russian fleet.Covering submarines from the 1st complex diesel subs within the Fifties to the Kursk in 2000, with the authority basically senior naval officers may possibly convey, emerging Tide is the whole tale of the Soviet facet of the gripping, mystery lifetime of the submariners within the chilly War.
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  • Download E-books US Marine Corps 1941-45 (Elite) PDF

    By Gordon L. Rottman

    Whereas the U.S. Marine Corps used to be one of many smallest of yankee armed prone in international struggle II (1939-1945), its contribution to the ultimate victory can't be overstated. the USA Marine Corps can have in simple terms comprised five percentage of America's military, however it suffered 10 percentage of all international warfare II wrestle casualties. primarily, the amphibious nature of the warfare within the Pacific imposed at the Marine Corps larger initiatives than any it had ever ahead of been known as upon to accomplish. This name info the association, guns and gear of the U.S. Marines of worldwide struggle II.
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  • Download E-books Basic Optics and Optical Instruments: Revised Edition PDF

    Designed as a coaching guide for military group of workers (Opticalman three & 2), this e-book offers thorough assurance of the fundamental conception of optics and its functions. Newly revised and up-to-date, it provides the subject material with notable readability, stressing concept and alertness both. it's going to serve admirably to complement a path during which just one of those components is emphasized.
    The publication starts off with an advent to the Opticalman score. It then is going directly to talk about the features of sunshine, with particular emphasis on wavelengths, mirrored image, and refraction. chapters comprise a close dialogue of the formation of pictures through mirrors, lenses, and prisms; those clarify how pictures are shaped by way of skinny and thick lenses, the way to use the lens formulation, and the way to figure out the positioning of a picture shaped through an optical tool. The mechanical building, upkeep tactics, and machining operations of uncomplicated optical tools are defined intimately, supplemented by means of chapters on upkeep tactics, easy device fix, laptop store practices, optical and navigation gear upkeep, evening imaginative and prescient attractions and gunsights and submarine periscopes. A valuable four-part appendix encompasses a word list, universal formulae utilized in optical fix and laptop operations, prefixes and logos utilized in the metric approach, and English and metric approach devices of size, with universal equivalents and conversions.
    Profusely illustrated with 370 charts, diagrams, pictures, and drawings of instruments and elements of tools — together with cross-sections that demonstrate internal workings — this handbook is principally transparent and well-organized. even if designed to be used in U.S. Naval education faculties, it may be used to nice virtue as a simple textual content in optics in average technical faculties, and it'll be immensely important even to the layman who wishes an information of the basics of optics.


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  • Download E-books Imperial Crossroads: The Great Powers and the Persian Gulf PDF

    For hundreds of years the world’s nice Powers, besides their fleets, armies, and intelligence prone, were attracted to the Persian Gulf zone. mendacity on the junction of 3 nice continents – Asia, Europe, and Africa – and sitting athwart the oceanic exchange routes that hyperlink the towns of the area, the Gulf, like a magnet, has pulled superpowers into the shallow waters and adjoining lands of the six hundred mile lengthy appendage of the Indian Ocean. An observer at Hormuz on the mouth of the Gulf might alternately have watched move within the fifteenth century the treasure ships of chinese language Admiral Zheng He, within the sixteenth century the caravels of Portuguese Admiral Afonso de Albuquerqe, within the seventeenth century the service provider ships of the Dutch East India corporation, within the 18th to the 20 th centuries the frigates and steamships of the British, and eventually within the past due twentieth century to this day, the cruisers and airplane companies of the U.S. 5th Fleet. probably sooner or later, americans might be supplanted by way of the Indians, or even the chinese language.

    In the good Powers’ comings and goings because the 1400s, numerous constant large pursuits emerged. for almost all of this time, for instance, the superpowers entered the Gulf area to not colonize, because the Europeans did elsewhere, yet really to extra alternate, which within the twentieth century more and more integrated oil. additionally they sought an army presence within the Gulf to guard seaborne flanks to colonial possessions additional east at the Indian sub-continent and past (India, in truth, has lengthy forged a shadow over the Gulf, given its old alternate and cultural ties to the Gulf sector, robust ties that proceed today). of their geo-political jockeying, additionally, the nice Powers sought to deprive their opponents entry to the states bordering the Gulf quarter. In tending to those enduring pursuits contained in the Strait of Hormuz, the nice Powers via heritage targeted their exchange, political, and army presence alongside the littorals. no longer strangely, their navies have performed a major position.

    Imperial Crossroads: the good Powers and the Persian Gulf is a suite of attached chapters, each one of which investigates a distinct viewpoint within the broader topic of the nice Powers and their involvement with the states of the Persian Gulf. This quantity concentrates on 4 western international locations – Portugal, Holland, Britain, and the us – and concludes with a glance on the attainable destiny involvement of 2 emerging Asian powers – China and India.
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