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Cold war, hot science : applied research in Britain's defence laboratories, 1945-1990

Author: Robert Bud; Philip Gummett; Science Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: London [England] : NMSI Trading Ltd. : Science Museum, 2002, ©1999.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bud; Philip Gummett; Science Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 1900747472 9781900747479
OCLC Number: 55604702
Notes: Originally published 1999 by Harwood Academic Publ.
Description: xix, 426 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Don't you know there's a war on? / Robert Bud and Philip Gummett --
Royal aircraft establishment from 1945 to Concorde / Andrew Nahum --
Rotary-wing aircraft / Matthew Uttley --
Ground-based air defence and ABM systems / Stephen Twigge --
Armoured fighting vehicles / Richard Ogorkiewicz --
Aircraft carriers and submarines : naval R & D in Britain in the mid-Cold War / Tom Wright --
Thermal radiation and its applications / Ernest Putley --
Open systems in a closed world : ground and airborne radar in the UK, 1945-90 / Jon Agar and Jeff Hughes --
Naval command and control equipment : the birth of the late twentieth century 'revolution in military affairs' / Eric Grove --
Laser research and development, 1960-80 / Richard Mills --
Chemical and biological warfare and defence, 1945-90 / Gradon Carter and Brian Balmer --
Defence physiology / John Ernsting --
Civil spinoff from the defence research establishments / Graham Spinardi --
Government management of defence research since the Second World War / Stephen Robinson.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Bud and Philip Gummett.

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