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Author Walling, Eileen M.

Title High power microwaves : strategic and operational implications for warfare / Eileen M. Walling.

Imprint Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, Air University, [1999]

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 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 301.26/26:11    ---  Available
Description v, 41 pages ; 26 cm.
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Series Occasional paper ; no. 11
Occasional paper (Air University (U.S.). Center for Strategy and Technology) ; no. 11.
System Details Mode of access: Internet from the AWC web site. Address as of 3/18/04: http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/cst/csat11.pdf; current access available via PURL.
Note Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 18, 2004).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 33-38).
Contents 1. Introduction. -- 2. Current state of technology. -- 3. Types of high power microwave weapons. -- 4. Strategic and operational applications. -- 5. Challenges. -- 6. Conclusions and recommendations.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Summary " ... This study concludes that high power microwave weapons systems offer the prospect of significant offensive and defensive capabilities for all of the military services. The principal recommendations include the suggestion that the Department of Defense and the Air Force establish a High Power Microwave Systems Program Office for the purpose of developing these weapons and integrating them into the combatant commands. This systems program office should be a joint program office that involves the participation of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps as well as other agencies. Only then will the U.S. military be able to maximize the development of microwave applications, minimize costs, and facilitate the transition of this unique technology to the military services and other government agencies. Not only should defense contractors be encouraged to develop the technical capabilities that would permit them to participate in microwave weapons programs, but this study also concludes that all U.S. military system should be hardened to protect them against the effects of microwaves."--Page v.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Subject Microwaves -- Military applications -- United States.
Microwaves -- Military applications. (OCoLC)fst01020272
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Air University (U.S.). Center for Strategy and Technology.
Other Form: Walling, Eileen M. High power microwaves v, 41 p. (OCoLC)45029650
Gpo Item No. 0422-K-03 (online)
Sudoc No. D 301.26/26:11

 
    
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