The Defence Equation
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The Defence Equation British Military Systems Policy, Planning and Performance by Martin Edmonds

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Published by Elsevier .
Written in English


  • Central government policies,
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • Military Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Military Policy,
  • Defenses,
  • Great Britain

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9266338M
ISBN 10008033590X
ISBN 109780080335902

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Peter J. Mantle, a former U.S. Navy program manager and Pentagon insider, has written this book to help decision makers sort out the costs and technical merits of competing missile defense technologies now in development or under research. Officials in the various missile defense communities tend to make claims of missile defense performance and technical risks using community specific terms. The book is organized into chapters that discuss the specific criteria decision makers should use when evaluating missile-defense hardware--including both technical factors (performance, cost, schedule, and risk) as well as programmatic and political factors. The book is organized into chapters that discuss the specific criteria decision makers should use when evaluating missile-defense hardware - including both technical factors (performance, cost, schedule and risk) as well as programmatic and political factors.   Shelves: , legal-thriller, e-book, action The Defense by Steve Cavanagh is a Flatiron publication. After reading all the glowing reviews for ‘Thirteen’, I’ve been dying to tap into the Eddie Flynn series.4/5(K).

Dante's Equation, by Jane Jensen, is a wonderful little sci-fi thriller. The first third and last third of the book are a Ludlum-esque thriller involving quantum theory, wave mechanics, Hebrew mysticism, and of course the sinister workings of the US Department of Defense/5(89). This third edition has two new chapters, one on optimisation methods with examples of the application of linear programming The other new chapter presents the sort of `analysis' which has become prevalent in Defence; really more of a scenario exploration, and considers in particular theatre missile s: 2. Nabokov said of this novel: "Of all my Russian books, The Defense contains and diffuses the greatest 'warmth' -– which may seem odd seeing how supremely abstract chess is supposed to be." He later described this novel as the "story of a chess player who was crushed by his genius". The book was also influenced by the Soviet film Chess Fever (). “The Defense is the best kind of legal thriller, proving that the real drama takes place outside of the courtroom, in the head and the heart. I started reading to see what would happen next, but couldn't put the book down because I needed to learn more about con man turned lawyer Eddie Flynn, the smartest man in the s:

Related Series: His Majesty's New World, Defense Command Omnibus. The Equations book series by Kenneth Tam includes books The Human Equation, The Alien Equation, The Renegade Equation, and several more. See the complete Equations series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. --Marian Wright Edelman, president, Children's Defense Fund "Moses' main argument should resonate with concerned parents and community leaders as well as educators. An important step forward in math pedagogy and a provocative field manual, this book is a radical equation indeed." - Reviews: The title of the book is "Robert Ludlum's The Janson Equation", and there's another blurb at the top saying "From The Creator of Jason Bourne." So you would think Robert Ludlum, the author of the hugely successful Bourne fran This is a very exciting spy novel, set for the most part in North and South Korea/5(79). This primer describes important equations of materials and the scientists who derived them. It provides an excellent introduction to the subject by making the material accessible and enjoyable. The book is dedicated to a number of propositions The most important equations are often simple and easily explained;2. The most important equations are often experimental, confirmed time and again;3.