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
Librería: The Avocado Pit (Staunton, VA, Estados Unidos de America)

Honoris Librarius
Miembro desde 1996

Cantidad: 1

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 17,53 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 4,25 A Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito

Descripción

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

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

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.

Acerca de

Sinopsis:

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.

About the Author:

Doug Beason, Ph.D., Col. (U.S.A.F., Ret.), a key architect of and leading expert in directed-energy research for the past twenty-six years, holds a doctorate in lasertechnology physics. He has served at the White House, working for the President's Science Advisor in both the Clinton and Bush administrations in the 1990s. Today he is Associate Director of Threat Reduction at Los Alamos National Laboratory and serves on the Board of Directors of the Directed Energy Professional Society. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Descripción de la librería

Open shop selling general used and rare books. Also the home of BookTrakker software for booksellers. Walker-Kaye Corporation DBA The Avocado Pit. Bookshop location: 2621 W Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-2907, United States. Email: avocado@ubix.com Phone: 540 886-0651. Contact: Andrew Gutterman.

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

All orders must be prepaid, including libraries. All orders must be confirmed within 48 hours, or book will be relisted. We accept Visa & Mastercard, Amex, Discover Card, Paypal, checks and money orders. 10 day hold. All books returnable for any reason. Returns must be made within 10 days of receipt. Please email to confirm availability of books. All books subject to prior sale. All funds MUST be in U.S. currency.

Condiciones de envío:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. We may also reduce shipping if the book is very light.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Cheque Giro Postal Dinero en Efectivo PayPal