THE E-BOMB How America's New Directed Energy Weapons Will Change the Way Future Wars Will be Fought

Beason, Doug

ISBN 10: 0306814021 / ISBN 13: 9780306814020
Editorial: Da Capo Press, 2005
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Inscribed and signed by author on title-page: "To Gen Craig Weston - Compliments of your colleague Bob Buckner - and thanks for all your contributions to DE! Best regards, Doug Beason". Business card for robert W. Buckner laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Signed by Author. N° de ref. de la librería 58004

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Título: THE E-BOMB How America's New Directed Energy...

Editorial: Da Capo Press

Año de publicación: 2005

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

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In science fiction, futuristic soldiers are often shown wielding light emitting weapons-Flash Gordon used a ray gun, Captain Kirk carried a phaser, and Darth Vader brandished a light saber. But, today, the imagined future of science fiction is soon to be a reality. After more than two decades of research, the United States is on the verge of deploying a new generation of weapons that discharge light-wave energy, the same spectrum of energy found in your microwave, or in your TV remote control. They're called "directed-energy weapons"-lasers, high-powered microwaves, and particle beams-and they signal a revolution in weaponry, perhaps, more profound than the atomic bomb. The first directed-energy (DE) weapons are being tested right now, and their deployment is planned in the very near future. In The E-Bomb, author J. Douglas Beason, Ph.D. and a leading U.S. expert in directed-energy research, will explain in clear and non technical prose these exotic new weapons and answer the questions that all Americans will ask: What is Directed Energy? How do DE weapons work? What can these DE weapons do? And are these weapons safe to use? As the once-imagined weapons of the future begin to appear on today's battlefields, the timely publication of The E-Bomb will help explain how and why the future is now.

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