Keywords: military science
Year of publication: 2009
Jeremy Robinson Pulse DEDICATION For Hilaree, again, my best, still EPIGRAPH If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way. Bertrand Russell Where does the violet tint end and ...
Keywords: Action and Adventure Antiquities Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Genetic Engineering Geneticists Horror Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Mystery & Detective Science Fiction Special forces (Military science) Suspense Suspense fiction Thriller
Year of publication: 2017
Linda Nagata THE LAST GOOD MAN The Business of War We told her not to go. It was too dangerous. She told us it would be all right. There would be security. The gray-haired gentleman speaks in quiet syllables, each chiseled by the emotions he holds in check as he explains the circumstances that have brought him to Requisite Operations Incorporated, a private military company headquartered in Thurston County, south of Seattle. In a conference room elegantly appointed in dark-brown fabrics and ...
Keywords: Artificial Intelligence autonomous robotics autonomous weapons Hard Science Fiction high-tech science fiction Military Science Fiction Military Thriller near-future science fiction private military company robots
Year of publication: 2016
Mary Roach GRUNT THE CURIOUS SCIENCE OF HUMANS AT WAR In memory of William S. Rachles By Way of Introduction THE CHICKEN GUN HAS a sixty-foot barrel, putting it solidly in the class of an artillery piece. While a four-pound chicken hurtling in excess of 400 miles per hour is a lethal projectile, the intent is not to kill. On the contrary, the chicken gun was designed to keep people alive. The carcasses are fired at jets, standing empty or occupied by simulated crew, to test their ability to ...
Keywords: Anatomy and Physiology Life Sciences Military Science Research and Methodology Science Technology and Engineering
Francis Gary Powers
Year of publication: 2004
Francis Gary Powers with Curt Gentry OPERATION OVERFLIGHT A MEMOIR OF THE U-2 INCIDENT To Sue, who provided the happy ending To the memory of Buster Eugene Edens who died in the crash of a U-2 at Edwards Air Force Base, California April 1965 FOREWORD On May 1, 1960the traditional May Day holidayan American U-2 spyplane flew high above the Soviet Union photographing strategic targets. It was the twenty-fourth U-2 mission over the USSR since the first overflight almost four years earlier. The ...
Keywords: Aviation Europe Military Science Russia and the Former Soviet Union Technology and Engineering