Military Technology

Military Technology

by Ron Fridell

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Overview

A soldier carries an explosive devise powerful enough to rip apart a heavily armored tank, yet small enough to fit in his pocket. Another wears body armor so safe he doesn't even notice when he's been shot. A pilot flies a jet that is invisible to its enemies and fires laser beams to knock down enemy missiles. What do all these members of the armed forces have in common? They are using military technology-tools and machines that protect soldiers and defeat enemies. Learn amazing facts about military technology in this fast-paced glimpse into the future of science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822585336
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Cool Science Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 850L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction     4
Bullets and Heat Beams     6
Bombs and Missiles     13
Dragon Skin and Death Rays     20
By Land and by Sea     25
Up in the Air     32
Here Come the Robots     36
Glossary     42
Selected Bibliography     44
Further Reading and Websites     45
Index     47

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