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Space weapons : earth wars

Author: Bob Preston; United States. Air Force.; Project Air Force (U.S.)
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002.
Series: Online Rand research documents.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Space weapons.
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002
(DLC) 00045926
(OCoLC)45136649
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Preston; United States. Air Force.; Project Air Force (U.S.)
ISBN: 0833032526 9780833032522
OCLC Number: 64582510
Language Note: English.
Notes: "Project Air Force."
"Prepared for the United States Air Force."
"MR-1209-AF."
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 201 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Ch. 1: Introduction --
ch. 2: Background --
ch. 3: Space weapons kinds and capabilities --
ch. 4: Employment --
ch. 5: How might the United States acquire space weapons? --
ch. 6: How might others acquire space weapons? --
ch. 7: Conclusion --
Appendix A: Space-based directed-energy weapons --
Appendix B: Kinetic-energy space weapons --
Appendix C: Natural meteoroids as weapons --
Appendix D: Ballistic missile defense countermeasures.
Series Title: Online Rand research documents.
Responsibility: Bob Preston [and others].
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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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