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Space Weapons/Space War by John W. MacVey

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Published by Stein & Day Pub .
Written in English


  • Military Science,
  • Astronautics,
  • Technology,
  • Outer space,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Aeronautics, Military,
  • Space warfare,
  • Space weapons

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9616959M
ISBN 100812861116
ISBN 109780812861112

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Space Weapons, Space War: The Hardware for the War to Come Macvey, John W. (cover art by Fred Gambino) Published by London: New English Library January First NEL Paperback Printing ISBN (). This book, first published in , analyses the factors that have shaped the militarization of space. By examining in great detail the determinants of U.S. policy, it explains why for over 25 years space did not become the scene of an arms race, and why this began to change in the late s. Both superpowers did, however, develop a limited anti-satellite capability in the s, . Space weapons, space war. [John W Macvey] -- Considering the probability that alien beings exist elsewhere in the galaxy, an astronomer describes the weapons and stratagems with which future space wars may be fought and identifies potential Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. This book is recommended to those wishing to be informed about space weapons. I am not aware of any other book that is as comprehensive. Whether you are for or against space weapons this book provides the material upon which to base your arguments. If you are interested in the military use of space or in national security policy, this is a book for you." - .

  Striking Power: How Cyber, Robots, and Space Weapons Change the Rules for War Hardcover – Septem by Jeremy Rabkin (Author), John Yoo (Author)Reviews: 9.   The papers presented at the conference have been published in a recent Air University Press book entitled Space Power Integration--Perspectives from Space Weapons Officers. (2) I had the honor of editing that book, compiling the conference papers into a handy reference for continued discussion. Macvey, John W. Space Weapons, Space War. New York Stein and Day (written by a professional astronomer) David Jordan: Air and Space Warfare, pages –, in:Understanding modern warfare. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge , ISBN John J. Klein: Space Warfare: Strategy, Principles and Policy.   Since Sputnik 1 launched in , nations have been racing to gain a military advantage in space — the ultimate "high ground." Check out the top 10 space weapon concepts from over the years.

The U.S. in engaged in space warfare, according to CNN's Jim Sciutto, who argues in a new book that Russia and China have already deployed space weapons. Space Wars, Worlds & Weapons, Steven Eisler w/ Foss Crescent Books, New York, 96pp, 92 full color illustrations, 5 b/w illustrations. I suspect Space Wars, and its stablemate The Alien World, are also Steven Caldwell titles, albeit under a different pen name. David Pringle considers Serviss' story to be the very first space opera, although the work most widely regarded as the first space opera is E. E. "Doc" Smith's The Skylark of Space. It and its three successor novels exemplify the present form of space warfare in science fiction, as giant spaceships employ great ray guns that send bolts of energy across space to shatter planets in a war .   Yet space remained free of actual weapons during the Cold War. While military surveillance devices existed, most satellites were instruments of national prestige or scientific curiosity. With the United States and Soviet Union—the only nations with spaceflight capability—already confronting each other with nuclear-tipped ICBMs, extending.