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Space weapons [electronic resource] : earth wars / Bob Preston ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Preston, Bob, 1951- | United States. Air Force | Project Air Force (U.S.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Internet resource: ; Online Rand research documents: Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 201 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0833032526 (electronic bk.); 9780833032522 (electronic bk.); 9780833029379; 0833029371.Subject(s): Space weapons | Space warfare | Astronautics, Military -- United States | United States -- Military policy | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Space weapons.DDC classification: 358/.8/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One: INTRODUCTION; Chapter Two: BACKGROUND; Chapter Three: SPACE WEAPONS KINDS AND CAPABILITIES; Chapter Four: EMPLOYMENT; Chapter Five: HOW MIGHT THE UNITED STATES ACQUIRE SPACE WEAPONS?; Chapter Six: HOW MIGHT OTHERS ACQUIRE SPACE WEAPONS?; Chapter Seven: CONCLUSION; Appendix A: SPACE-BASED DIRECTED-ENERGY WEAPONS; Appendix B: KINETIC-ENERGY SPACE WEAPONS; Appendix C: NATURAL METEOROIDES AS WEAPONS; Appendix D: BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE COUNTERMEASURES; Bibliography;
Summary: An exploration of the possibility, utility, legalities and limitations of the military use of space, specifically the use in space of weapons or defences for terrestrial conflict. The authors define and classify these weapons, describe their attributes, and explain how they might be used.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-201) and index.

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Preface; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter One: INTRODUCTION; Chapter Two: BACKGROUND; Chapter Three: SPACE WEAPONS KINDS AND CAPABILITIES; Chapter Four: EMPLOYMENT; Chapter Five: HOW MIGHT THE UNITED STATES ACQUIRE SPACE WEAPONS?; Chapter Six: HOW MIGHT OTHERS ACQUIRE SPACE WEAPONS?; Chapter Seven: CONCLUSION; Appendix A: SPACE-BASED DIRECTED-ENERGY WEAPONS; Appendix B: KINETIC-ENERGY SPACE WEAPONS; Appendix C: NATURAL METEOROIDES AS WEAPONS; Appendix D: BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE COUNTERMEASURES; Bibliography;

An exploration of the possibility, utility, legalities and limitations of the military use of space, specifically the use in space of weapons or defences for terrestrial conflict. The authors define and classify these weapons, describe their attributes, and explain how they might be used.

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