Books in category Technology & Engineering – Military Science

  • Balancing the National Interest

    Balancing the National Interest
    Panel on the Impact of National Security Controls on International Technology Transfer, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine

    Balancing the National Interest provides a thorough analysis of this controls system, examining the current system of laws, regulations, international agreements, and organizations that control the international transfer of technology …

  • Balancing Scientific Openness and National Security Controls at the Nuclear Weapons Laboratories

    Balancing Scientific Openness and National Security Controls at the Nuclear Weapons Laboratories
    National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, Policy and Global Affairs, Institute of Medicine, Development, Security, and Cooperation, Committee on Balancing Scientific Openness and National Security

    Finally, the report reviews current policies and proposals designed to enhance security at the weapons laboratories, primarily those related to restrictions on foreign contacts by DOE scientists.

  • Future Maritime Surveillance Fifth Report of Session 2012 13 Vol Volume 1

    Future Maritime Surveillance: Fifth Report of Session 2012-13, Vol …, Volume 1
    Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Defence Committee

    However the report acknowledges the work the MoD has undertaken to explore the potential options for maritime surveillance in the longer term, such as unmanned systems, lighter-than-air vehicles and space technology.

  • Defense Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond

    Defense Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond
    National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Committee on Defense Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond

    How should we best spend our defense funds? Defense Manufacturing in 2010 and Beyond sets forth a vision for the nation's defense manufacturing, including policies, technologies, systems, processes, practices, and financial implications.

  • Assessment of Approaches for Using Process Safety Metrics at the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants

    Assessment of Approaches for Using Process Safety Metrics at the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants
    Committee to Assess Process Safety Metrics for the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants, Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

    The book makes several recommendations that will facilitate the development and application of process safety metrics at both sites.

  • Delivering Multi role Tanker Aircraft Capability

    Delivering Multi-role Tanker Aircraft Capability
    Great Britain: National Audit Office

    The National Audit Office has been unable to conclude that the Ministry of Defence has achieved value for money from the procurement phase of its £10.5 billion private finance deal for the Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA).

  • Fighting Chance

    Fighting Chance
    Neyla Arnas

    Compiled to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing security environment, this important collection grew out of an innovative Department of Defense (DOD) workshop.

  • Army Science and Technology for Homeland Security

    Army Science and Technology for Homeland Security
    National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Army Science and Technology, Committee on Army Science and Technology for Homeland Defense — C4ISR

    The first report, Science and Technology for Army Homeland Securityâ€"Report 1, presented a survey of a road range of technologies and recommended applying Future Force technologies to homeland security wherever possible.

  • Managing change in the Defence workforce

    Managing change in the Defence workforce
    Great Britain: National Audit Office

    The Department's approach to reducing its headcount has been largely in accordance with good practice and, up to now, it has acted in a way that is consistent with value for money.

  • Challenges for the 1990s for Arms Control and International Security

    Challenges for the 1990s for Arms Control and International Security
    Committee on International Security and Arms Control, Office of International Affairs, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Sciences

    Featuring essays by prominent experts in international security, this volume surveys the status and prospects for progress in every major area of arms control under active negotiation: strategic and conventional force reductions, a chemical …

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