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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 new and published books in the subject of Air Power — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention

    Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

    Edited by Mike Aaronson, Wali Aslam, Tom Dyson, Regina Rauxloh

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book explores whether the new capabilities made possible by precision-strike technologies are reshaping approaches to international intervention. Since the end of the Cold War, US technological superiority has led to a more proactive and, some would argue, high risk approach to international...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The RAF and Aircraft Design

    Air Staff Operational Requirements 1923-1939

    By Colin S Sinnott

    Series: Studies in Air Power

    This work examines the evolution of the RAF's operational requirements for its home defence air force - for bombers to mount a deterrent counter offensive and for fighters to provide direct defence of Britain. It discusses the management processes, policies and decisions relevant to operational...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Studies

    A Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Thomas G. Mahnken, Joseph A. Maiolo

    The second edition of Strategic Studies: A Reader brings together key essays on strategic theory by some of the leading contributors to the field. This revised volume contains several new essays and updated introductions to each section. The volume comprises hard-to-find classics in the field as...

    Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Armed Drones and the Ethics of War

    Military virtue in a post-heroic age

    By Christian Enemark

    Series: War, Conflict and Ethics

    This book assesses the ethical implications of using armed unmanned aerial vehicles (‘hunter-killer drones’) in contemporary conflicts. The American way of war is trending away from the heroic and towards the post-heroic, driven by a political preference for air-powered management of strategic...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, The Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware provides, within a single volume, the salient technical and operational details of the most important weapons. The complete range of hardware used in land, sea and air forces throughout the world at the time of publication...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Transatlantic Space Politics

    Competition and Cooperation Above the Clouds

    By Sheng-Chih Wang

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    This book examines transatlantic politics through an analysis of 60 years of US-European strategic interaction in space. The significance of space politics for the study of transatlantic relations receives surprisingly little scholarly attention. As a theatre of interaction, transatlantic space...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

    By James Sterrett

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Study of War

    This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions....

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Space Strategy in the 21st Century

    Theory and Policy

    Edited by Eligar Sadeh

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    This book offers an overview of space strategy in the 21st century. The purpose of space strategy is to coordinate, integrate, and prioritize space activities across security, commercial, and civil sectors. Without strategy, space activities continue to provide value, but it becomes difficult to...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Space Policy

    A Study in Domestic and International Politics

    By Roger Handberg, Zhen Li

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    This volume explains the beginnings and expansion of China's space program, analyzing how China is now able to hold such ambitions and how the interaction between technology, politics and economics has influenced the Chinese space program. It opens by tracing out the earlier development of the...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. General Aviation Security

    Aircraft, Hangars, Fixed-Base Operations, Flight Schools, and Airports

    By Daniel J. Benny, Ph.D

    After 9/11, the initial focus from the U.S. government, media, and the public was on security at commercial airports and aboard commercial airlines. Soon, investigation revealed the hijackers had trained at flight schools operating out of general aviation airports, leading to a huge outcry by the...

    Published August 15th 2012 by CRC Press