Jane s All the World s Aircraft 2009 2010

Author: Paul Jackson
Publisher: PTG Latina
ISBN: 0710628803
Release Date: 2009-05-14
Genre: History

The authority on aircraft under development or in production This unparalleled reference to the world's aircraft provides you with independent cataloguing of all known powered aircraft under development or in production worldwide.

China and East Asian Strategic Dynamics

Author: Mingjiang Li
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739167953
Release Date: 2011-07-16
Genre: Political Science

China and East Asian Strategic Dynamics: the Shaping of a New Regional Order, edited by Mingjiang Li and Dongmin Lee, examines how China's remarkable economic growth and its proactive diplomatic efforts in recent years have not only shored up its importance in global issues, but also induced a transformation of the strategic dynamics in East Asia. Given that the rise of China is has been a prominent issue in politics and economics worldwide, this edited collection is essential for a wide audience of policy-makers, academics, and students alike.

Jane s All the World s Aircraft

Author: Frederick Thomas Jane
Publisher:
ISBN: 0710628803
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Aeronautics

The authority on aircraft under development or in production This unparalleled reference to the world's aircraft provides you with independent cataloguing of all known powered aircraft under development or in production worldwide.

Forensic Investigation of Explosions Second Edition

Author: Alexander Beveridge
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420087260
Release Date: 2011-11-02
Genre: Law

Now in its second edition, Forensic Investigation of Explosions draws on the editor’s 30 years of explosives casework experience, including his work on task forces set up to investigate major explosives incidents. Dr. Alexander Beveridge provides a broad, multidisciplinary approach, assembling the contributions of internationally recognized experts who present the definitive reference work on the subject. Topics discussed include: The physics and chemistry of explosives and explosions The detection of hidden explosives The effect of explosions on structures and persons Aircraft sabotage investigations Explosion scene investigations Casework management The role of forensic scientists Analysis of explosives and their residues Forensic pathology as it relates to explosives Presentation of expert testimony With nearly 40 percent more material, this new edition contains revised chapters and several new topics, including: A profile of casework management in the UK Forensic Explosives Laboratory, one of the world’s top labs, with a discussion of their management system, training procedures, and practical approaches to problem solving Properties and analysis of improvised explosives An examination of the Bali bombings and the use of mobile analytical techniques and mobile laboratories The collection, analysis, and presentation of evidence in vehicle-borne improvised explosive device cases, as evidenced in attacks on US overseas targets This volume offers valuable information to all members of prevention and post-blast teams. Each chapter was written by an expert or experts in a specific field and provides well-referenced information underlying best practices that can be used in the field, laboratory, conference room, classroom, or courtroom.

Ready for Takeoff

Author: Roger Cliff
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 9780833052087
Release Date: 2011
Genre: POLITICAL SCIENCE

Chinas current and projected aerospace market demand, domestic production capabilities, and foreign participation, and their implications for U.S. interests.

Shaking the Heavens and Splitting the Earth

Author: Roger Cliff
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 9780833051134
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Air forces

Less than a decade ago, China's air force was an antiquated service equipped almost exclusively with weapons based on 1950s-era Soviet designs and operated by personnel with questionable training according to outdated employment concepts. Today, the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) appears to be on its way to becoming a modern, highly capable air force for the 21st century. This monograph analyzes publications of the Chinese military, previously published Western analyses of China's air force, and information available in published sources about current and future capabilities of the PLAAF. It describes the concepts for employing forces that the PLAAF is likely to implement in the future, analyzes how those concepts might be realized in a conflict over Taiwan, assesses the implications of China implementing these concepts, and provides recommendations about actions that should be taken in response.

Unmanned Combat Air Systems in Future Warfare

Author: C. Wills
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137498496
Release Date: 2016-04-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Control of the air is the foundation for all conventional military operations against an adversary with an air defence capability. In future warfare, will it be possible for Unmanned Combat Air Systems to undertake the tasks and accept most of the risks that, until now, have been the lot of military aviators?

China s Military Power

Author: Roger Cliff
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107103542
Release Date: 2015-09-30
Genre: Political Science

This book provides a comprehensive assessment of China's military capabilities in 2000 and 2010, with projections for 2020. Recognizing that military power encompasses more than weaponry, it develops an original empirical framework for measuring militaries that also includes doctrine, training, and organizational structure.

Jane s All the World s Aircraft 2015 2016 Development Production

Author: Bill Gunston
Publisher: Ihs Global Incorporated
ISBN: 0710631359
Release Date: 2015-04-15
Genre: Reference

IHS Janes All the Worlds Aircraft: Development & Production provides exhaustive technical details of manned civil and military aircraft currently in development or production around the world. IHS Janes All the Worlds Aircraft: Development & Production delivers a comprehensive view of civil and military manned air platforms in development or production around the world, providing A&D businesses with the market intelligence that drives successful business development, strategy and product development activity, and military and security organizations with the critical technical intelligence that they need in order to develop and maintain an effective airborne capability advantage.

Jane s Fighting Aircraft of World War II

Author: Frederick Thomas. Jane
Publisher: Studio
ISBN: 1851704930
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Airplanes, Military

Densely informative compendium of all the types of aircraft employed by combatants during World War II.

Introduction to Information Retrieval

Author: Christopher D. Manning
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139472104
Release Date: 2008-07-07
Genre: Computers

Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

Hurry and the Monarch

Author: Antoine O Flatharta
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307764973
Release Date: 2013-05-29
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When the beautiful orange Monarch on her fall migration route from Canada to Mexico stops to rest at Wichita Falls, Texas, she makes friends with an old tortoise called Hurry. She tells him, "Maybe one day you'll break out of that shell, grow wings, and fly away," and then she is off again with millions of other Monarchs. In the spring, she stops again at Hurry's garden just long enough to lay her eggs and head north to Canada. Embedded in this lyrical and tender fictional presentation are the fascinating facts about the amazing 2,000-mile migration and the life cycle of butterflies. An afterword provides additional scientific data.