Jane's Fighting Ships 2016/2017

Yearbook

Author: Commodore Stephen Saunders

Publisher: Ihs Jane's

ISBN: 9780710631855

Category:

Page: 1035

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IHS Janes Fighting Ships is the worlds leading open-source maritime defense reference resource, delivering exhaustive profiles of naval platforms in development, in production and in service globally. IHS Janes Fighting Ships provides comprehensive coverage of the worlds naval platforms, supporting military and security organizations by delivering reliable technical and program information on current and future naval capabilities, and providing maritime defense market intelligence to enable A&D businesses to carry out successful marketing, strategy and product development activity.

The Naval Arms Trade

Author: Ian Anthony

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198291374

Category: Political Science

Page: 221

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This book offers a sober appraisal of the world trade in naval weapon systems at a time when recent attacks on merchant shipping in the Persian Gulf have kept maritime security at the centre of global attention. At the same time India, outside the international non-proliferation regime, has become the first-ever customer for a nuclear attack submarine. In 1987-88, the most expensive and controversial arms sales were related to naval systems, and yet while regional navies are busy increasing their firepower, the traditional naval powers remain dependent on their sea-borne trade. In particular the book highlights critical areas in which trade in naval systems differs from the sale of land or air systems, and it discusses the implications of these differences.

Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy

India, Iraq and Israel

Author: Timothy D. Hoyt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351558153

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 1974

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Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy re-examines military industrialization in the developing world, focusing on policy-making in producer states and the impact of security perceptions on such policy-making.Timothy D. Hoyt reassesses the role of regional state sub-systems in international relations, and recent historical studies of international technology and arms transfers. Looking at Israel, Iraq and India, the three most powerful regional powers in the Cold War era, he presesnts an expert analysis of the three-sided phenomena of the regional hegemony, the regional competitor and the small over-achiever.This new book breaks away from existing literature on military industries in the developing world, which has focused on their economic and development costs and benefits. These past studies have used primitive methodologies that focus on the production of complete weapons systems - a misleading gauge in a world of growing international defense cooperation. They have also ignored empirical evidence of the impact of local military industrial production on Cold War regional conflict, and of the defence planning and concerns that drove development of indigenous military industries in key regional powers. This new text delivers an incisive new perspective.

Contest for the South China Sea

Author: Marwyn Samuels

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113657560X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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First published in 1982. Wide-ranging and fully documented, this book is the first detailed study of the origins, contexts and consequences of the long-standing dispute between China, Taiwan, Vietnam and the Philippines over the Paracel and Spratly Archipelagos in the South China Sea - one of the world's most strategically important inter-ocean basins and China's southern maritime frontier. Samuels' analysis: * Highlights the impact of the shifting balance of power in Asia and the growing competition for oceanic resources * Examines the implications of the dispute in terms of the historical and modern role of china as a maritime power in Asia.

The U.S.-China Military Scorecard

Forces, Geography, and the Evolving Balance of Power, 1996–2017

Author: Eric Heginbotham,Michael Nixon,Forrest E. Morgan,Jacob L. Heim,Jeff Hagen,Sheng Li,Jeffrey Engstrom,Martin C. Libicki,Paul DeLuca,David A. Shlapak,David R. Frelinger,Burgess Laird,Kyle Brady,Lyle J. Morris

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833082272

Category: History

Page: 430

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A RAND study analyzed Chinese and U.S. military capabilities in two scenarios (Taiwan and the Spratly Islands) from 1996 to 2017, finding that trends in most, but not all, areas run strongly against the United States. While U.S. aggregate power remains greater than China’s, distance and geography affect outcomes. China is capable of challenging U.S. military dominance on its immediate periphery—and its reach is likely to grow in the years ahead.

Die Widerspenstigkeit des Glücks

Roman

Author: Gabrielle Zevin

Publisher: Diana Verlag

ISBN: 3641126320

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Ein bezaubernder Roman und ein modernes Märchen Amelia ist Verlagsvertreterin und lernt dabei die eigenwilligsten Buchhändler kennen. Genau so einer ist A. J. Fikry. In seinem Herzen haben nur turmhohe Bücherstapel Platz. Bis er einen ungebetenen Gast entdeckt: Eines Morgens sitzt die zweijährige Waise Maya in der Kinderbuchecke seiner Buchhandlung. Gegen seinen Willen nimmt sich A. J. des kleinen Mädchens an, das sein Leben kurzerhand auf den Kopf stellt. Und auch Amelia wird er nicht so schnell vergessen können ...

The Indian Navy and Southeast Asia

Author: G. V. C. Naidu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788186019269

Category: Asia, Southeastern

Page: 208

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The study examines the growth and development of the Indian Navy in the context of the initial fears and apprehensions in South Asia over India s naval expansion.

Sipri Yearbook 2015

Armaments, Disarmament and International Security

Author: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198737815

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Page: 584

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The SIPRI Yearbook is known worldwide as an authoritative and independent source of data and analysis for politicians, diplomats, journalists, scholars, students and citizens on armaments, disarmament and international security. It provides an overview of developments in international security, weapons and technology, military expenditure, the arms trade and arms production, and armed conflicts, along with efforts to control conventional, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. The first edition of the SIPRI Yearbook was released in 1969, with the aim of producing 'a factual and balanced account of a controversial subject-the arms race and attempts to stop it'. This 46th edition of the SIPRI Yearbook covers developments during 2014 including: DT Essays on the conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, as well as studies on the relationship of gender equality to peace and armed conflict, and the diversity of peace and war in Africa DT East Asian and European security, as well as global and regional trends in peace operations, and development challenges in fragile states DT Military expenditure, arms production and international arms transfers DT World nuclear forces, with an overview of each of the nine nuclear-armed states DT Iran's nuclear programme and multilateral arms control and disarmament DT Implications of the Ebola outbreak and the challenge of addressing CBW issues in conflict zones DT The Arms Trade Treaty, multilateral arms embargoes and export control regimes as well as a 10-year overview of patterns of armed violence, a summary of the Global Peace Index, and extensive annexes on arms control and disarmament agreements, international security bodies and events in 2014.

The Influence of Sea Power Upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793-1812

Author: Alfred Thayer Mahan

Publisher: Europaischer Hochschulverlag Gmbh & Company Kg

ISBN: 9783954272464

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Page: 426

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Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914) was a US Navy officer and author of influential marine history and strategy books. His work The Influence of Sea Power upon History, published in 1890, established the modern US Navy doctrine of maritime predominance: the higher the naval power of a country, the greater its global impact. Mahan's concepts of naval war tactics were adapted by many navies all over the world.Similar to his other works, The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire 1793-1812 analyzes how historical events and developments determine who controls the seas. It focuses on British and French naval tactics during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.Reprint of the original edition from 1892. Volume 1 of 2.