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a| DLC c| DLC
a| UF503 b| .E94 2003
a| 355.8 2| 22
a| Evans, Nicholas D.
a| Military gadgets : b| how advanced technology is transforming today's battlefield-- and tomorrow's / c| Nicholas D. Evans. h| [electronic resource]
a| 1st edition
a| Upper Saddle River, NJ : b| Financial Times Prentice Hall, c| 2003.
a| 1 online resource (xx, 265 p. ) b| ill.,
a| text b| txt
a| computer b| c
a| online resource b| cr
a| text file
a| Includes index.
a| Includes bibliographical references and index.
a| pt. 1. Today's battlefield ; Air warfare ; Ground warfare ; Munitions ; Naval warfare -- pt. 2. Tomorrow's battlefield ; Air warfare ; Ground warfare; Munitions ; Naval warfare.
a| Available also in a print edition.
a| Coalition soldiers in the war in Iraq had access to the most extraordinary array of high-tech weapons ever created. In Military Gadgets, one of the world's leading consultants on emerging technology introduces more than 100 of today's most exciting and advanced military technologies--and tomorrow's. Gadgets expert Nicholas D. Evans offers easy-to-read descriptions of what each technology does, how it's used in combat and why it's better than traditional methods. Evans covers the entire spectrum of military hardware: electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and laser technologies; "tactical Internet" and "digital soldier" systems; autonomous underwater, aerial and mine-hunting vehicles; stealth technologies; smart bombs and global positioning systems; the MOAB; and more. Evans also describes advanced technological countermeasures used to detect and respond to WMD threats--including the JSLIST (Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology) protective suits, defensive missile systems and state-of-the-art monitoring stations. This book is a follow-up to Evans' recent bestseller, Consumer Gadgets, focusing on revolutionary products and technologies for consumer use. The book covers 100+ state-of-the-art military technologies (those used in Operation Iraqi Freedom and some still in development) and includes a 16-page, 4-color insert featuring detailed photos of the equipment.
a| United States x| Armed Forces x| Weapons systems.
a| Military art and science x| Effect of technological innovations on z| United States.
a| Naval art and science x| Effect of technological innovations on z| United States.
a| Aeronautics, Military x| Effect of technological innovations on z| United States.
a| Military art and science x| Technological innovations z| United States.
a| Naval art and science x| Technological innovations z| United States.
a| Aeronautics, Military x| Technological innovations z| United States.
a| Electronic books.