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Predator : the secret origins of the drone revolution

Author: Richard Whittle
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The creation of the first weapon in history that can stalk and kill an enemy on the other side of the globe was far more than clever engineering. As Richard Whittle shows in Predator, it was the most profound development in military and aerospace technology since the intercontinental ballistic missile. Once considered fragile toys, drones were long thought to be of limited utility. The Predator itself was resisted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whittle, Richard.
Predator.
(DLC) 2014014070
(OCoLC)869438014
Named Person: Abraham Karem; Abraham Karem
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Whittle
ISBN: 9780805099652 0805099654
OCLC Number: 890207603
Description: 1 online resource (353 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The genius of the genesis --
The blues --
A straw hat in winter --
Predator reborn --
Predator's progress --
WILD predator --
The summer project --
The next logical step --
Hellfire and hesitation --
Ready or not --
Wildfire --
Cleared to fire --
Never mind --
we'll do it ourselves.
Other Titles: Secret origins of the drone revolution
Responsibility: Richard Whittle.

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The creation of the first weapon in history whose operators can stalk and kill an enemy on the other side of the globe was far more than clever engineering. This book reveals the dramatic inside  Read more...

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