War, Science and Terrorism: From Laboratory to Open Conflict

War, Science and Terrorism: From Laboratory to Open Conflict

by Dr J Richardson, Kenneth Macksey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0714682691

ISBN-13: 9780714682693

Pub. Date: 09/30/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Describes the application of research to the evolution of weapons. It shows how natural, engineering, information and environmental sciences are exploited how even social science is applied to recruitment, battlefield and logistical management, and careful preparation of terroristic acts.  See more details below

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Describes the application of research to the evolution of weapons. It shows how natural, engineering, information and environmental sciences are exploited how even social science is applied to recruitment, battlefield and logistical management, and careful preparation of terroristic acts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714682693
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/30/2002
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Foreword
Preface
Pt. IPreparation for Conflict1
1From Bows and Arrows to Missiles and Aircraft5
2The Real Stakes in the Space Adventure are Military25
3Slipping the Warrior beneath the Seas44
4The German and Anglo-American Race to Nuclear Armament71
5Russia and Other Power Hurry to Catch up with the Nucleus95
6Optimizing Human Resources: Procurement, Training, Management115
Pt. IIWarfare and Its Management139
7Endologistics: Forts, Food, Feed, Fuel and Freight143
8Exologistics: How the Natural Environment Conditions Battle168
9Communicating, Commanding, Controlling ... and a Little Deception188
10From Military Aviation's Radar to Computer Notebooks215
11Military Medicine Saves Fighting Strength223
12Simulating Strategy, Operations, Tactics253
Pt. IIIBehind the Action, and Wars to Come281
13Who Are the Scientists Working with the Military?283
14What Role for the Scientist in Future Wars?306
Afterword323
Select Bibliography329
Index333

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