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The Design Of The Mortar Bomb Military Essay

It is important to do studies on existing information regarding the design of the mortar bomb. This will help in giving a critical review about the subject in this study which is the ammunition for 81mm mortar. This chapter will discuss about the parts of the mortar bomb, types of...

Deception plan

DECEPTION 1. The trickery behind the D-Day invasion extended across the entire theater, involved thousands of personnel, lasted for months, and continued successfully for weeks after the actual invasion. 2. When brainstorming ways of beating the enemy, Churchill came up with a new tactic, or at least a tactic that the German...

Aeroplanes: Greatest invention

One of the greatest inventions in the history of mankind is aeroplane. With the ability to exploit the third dimension, the air power has gained a significant place in the military doctrines world over. It includes arms and ammunitions of surface, air and sub-surface as well. Anything that uses the...

Veterans Affairs

Introduction The department of Veterans Affairs is an organization that has traditionally sought to serve Americas men and women in uniform after their service in appreciation for their dedication to the nation. As with most organizations there have been significant growth challenges and changes within the organization. With the state of...

Attrition in air warfare

2 "War is not an affair of chance. A great deal of knowledge, study and meditation is necessary to conduct it well" Frederick the Great Air Commodore Arun Kumar Tiwari, VSM. Attrition in Air Warfare : Relationship with Doctrine, Strategy and Technology. New Delhi: Lancer Publishers, 2000. 188pp. Rs 495.00/ $ 35.00 /...

Conquest war of space

"The creative conquest of space will serve as a wonderful substitute for war." - James S. McDonnell 1. The future of space is nearing a crossroads in which, will the 50-year tradition of international cooperation and space sanctuary prevail; or, will the fear of military and/or economic domination drive nations...

çorner shot gun

1. Introduçtion Who said that you çan not shoot around çorners? But effeçtively seeing what you are shooting at is a different story. A new çompany çreated a weapon system that allows the user to fire around çorners without stiçking his hand or head out. Most importantly, the soldier or poliçeman will...

Military Divorce

Military Divorce The men and women in the force have always been associatedwith aggressive tendencies and are accused of being inhuman. Whether this is true or not, it can only be clarified by those who have had the opportunity to interact with them. It has been argued in the past that...

Coastal security - strategic perspectives

INTRODUCTION         26 Nov 08 started as a routine day for India. Little did one suspect that India had woken up to its bloodiest 'fidayeen attack'. The series of attacks in South Mumbai unfolded into a hostage crisis as militants, holed up in iconic hotels of South Mumbai, struck terror into the...

military strategy

Literature Review ‘The secondary data used in this chapter covers the main theme of the dissertation which encompasses entire literature review with importance to the strategy and planning for any organization.' Introduction Be it strategy or planning - both are complex, multidimensional, and intangible and suffers claims to it presence when it may...

Oceans and importants of navies

CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Why Do States Maintain Navies? [2] 1. Oceans are the greatest common heritage of mankind. The Oceans covering 75% of the earth surface exert a profound influence on mankind and even on all forms of life on earth. From times immemorial the oceans have held the key to mankind's destiny...

Limitations of helicopters in battlefield

Limitations of Helicopters In addition to illustrating the versatility and utility of helicopters, the experiences of attack helicopters from Vietnam, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan also demonstrated a common thread related to the vulnerability of helicopters. Small arms fire, light AAA and RPGs accounted for a significant majority of helicopter combat...

AIR POWER: A CENTENNIAL APPRAISAL. AIR VICE MARSHAL TONY MASON

Air Vice Marshal Tony Mason is a professor of aerospace policy in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham, England. Before that, he had a long career in the Royal Air Force where he was the Director of Defence Studies. He is a long-time...

On Eagles Wing

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION “Leave my image alone... I will behave as I think I should and I will not change anything” (In his 1980 book, he wrote) "I still call myself a hawk. A dove bills and coos, fluttering about in hesitation and uncertainty, while a hawk swoops down, seizes the initiative and...

Mechanised operations in urban terrain

Mechanised Operations in Urban Environment - Challenges & Way Ahead When one imagines mechanised operations in urban terrain, one may envision Stalingrad and the Battle for Berlin in World War II, or in recent times, the Israeli operations in Lebanon in 2006 and the American forces experience in Iraq and Afghanistan....

Book review Yunus

Devon Francis. The Story of the Helicopter. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1943, 182 pp. $3.00 Out of the many early birds who ventured in the field of flying, there are few who succeeded in looking upon their planet from the high-arched cathedral of the sky. Since the early days of aviation, when...

Profielwerkstuk terrorisme: Westerse wereld - Islamitische wereld

Inleiding: Het eind van vorig schooljaar stond in het teken van het zoeken van een onderwerp voor het profielwerkstuk. Al snel kwam ik tot de conclusie dat terrorisme mijn onderwerp zou worden. De belangstelling voor het fenomeen terrorisme leeft over de hele wereld. Een recenter onderwerp bestaat bijna niet. Na de terroristische...

Policies and initiatives against piracy and terrorism

"At the International Level, all states -strong and weak, big and small -need a frame work of fair rules which each can be confident that the others will obey. Fortunately, such a frame work exists. From trade to terrorism, from the law of the sea to weapons of mass destruction,...

Development of effective ground based radar

CHAPTER 7: CONCLUSIONS 7.1 Summary and Conclusions of Study This work focuses on the development of effective ground based radar for remote sensing applications. In this work, two advanced ground-based radar systems have been designed and constructed to support outdoor radar backscattering measurement. These systems have several additional features which include the...

Failure and success in Afghanistan

Military might have three dimensions, they are essentially known as Army, Air force and Navy. While each of them poses their distinct advantages and shortcomings, yet the recent two decade of warfare from 1990 until the date has seen a revolution in ground implementation of these three types of forces....

FN SCAR rifle

        This is a summary and description of the new assault and battle rifle variants of the FN SCAR rifle. These variants are the SCAR-L and the SCAR-H rifles. The abbreviation FN SCAR stands for Fabrique Nationale de Herstal SOF Combat Assault Rifle and is a modular rifle. A modular rifle is...

Book review Atwal

2 AIR POWER IN RECENT WARS -National Seminar at College of Air Power Studies on 22 May 02 -US Joint Vision 2010 -Articles from College of Combat Mhow Reviewed by Wing Commander SS Atwal 'Air Power in Recent Wars' is a compilation of papers read at the Centre for Air Power Studies national seminar on 'Air...

India’s space ambitions, assets and policies

The serpent may, without being poisonous, raise high its hood, but the show of terror is enough to frighten people, whether he be venomous or not.- Chanakya 1. The fundamental purpose of Indian nuclear weapons is to deter the use and threat of use of nuclear weapons by any State or...

Cyber warfare: The future of war

CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Karl von Clausewitz defined war as "...an act of violence intended to compel our opponent to fulfill our will In order to attain this object fully, the enemy must be disarmed, and disarmament becomes therefore the immediate object of hostilities...." At the end of the second millennium, this classification...

Role of air forces in counterinsurgency

Role of Air Forces in Counterinsurgency 29-1030 Military forces have three dimensions, they are fundamentally known as Army, Air force and Navy. While each of them poses there distinct advantages and shortcomings, yet the recent two decade of warfare from 1990 till date have seen a revolution in the on...

Why corner shot gun

Introduction Who said that you can not shoot around corners? But effectively seeing what you are shooting at is a different story. A new company created a weapon system that allows the user to fire around corners without sticking his hand or head out.Most importantly, the soldier or policeman will not...

Winning the war against insurgency

War and war stories are the major news that features in nearly every media and other communication channels worldwide in the modern days. Yet, unlike in the past whereby nations stood against one another and fought in a definite war, the war stories of the modern times have changed dramatically...

Psychological warfare and h3

5 'PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE AND h3' BY DR ARUNKUMAR BHATT BOOK REVIEW BY COL V SREEHARI, SC About the Author Dr Arunkumar Bhatt is a noted defence journalist for 20 years, presently, working for The Hindu. He has a doctorate in defence and strategic studies from Pune University for his thesis "Psychological Warfare: A Case...

Peaceful nuclear cooperation

1. Peaceful nuclear cooperation-the transfer of nuclear technology, materials, or know-how from one state to another for peaceful purposes-leads to the spread of nuclear weapons. With a renaissance in nuclear power on the horizon, major suppliers, including the United States, should reconsider their willingness to assist other countries in developing...

Book review Thokchom

2 AIR POWER IN WAR - THE LORD TEDDER, GCB (Published by Soni & Singh Publications WZ-347-D, Jail Road, New Delhi, 1977) pp. 124 Reviewed by Wing Commander S Thokchom The book Air Power in War - comprises of four lectures, which were delivered by the author, as the Lees Knowles Lecture, at...

Americans have steadily increased their view

Over the past half decade, Americans have steadily increased their view to a majority in favor of allowing gays and lesbians to serve in the United States military. Until December of 2010 the government policy of “Don't ask, Don't tell” (DADT) was enforced. This...

Book review Cruz

2 EVERY MAN A TIGER -Tom Clancy with General Chuck Horner (ret) (Published by Sidgwick & Jackson, 2000, London) pp 564 Reviewed by Wing Commander John Cruz General Chuck Horner commanded the US and allied air assets during Desert Shield and Desert Storm in the first Gulf war. He had the air forces of a...

Normandy landings of WW II

A CASE STUDY OF THE NORMANDY LANDINGS OF WW II INTRODUCTION 1. Airborne operations although costly in personnel and materiel, offer outstanding advantages that no future belligerent with the necessary means at its disposal can be expected to forgo in combat. 2. Airborne operation makes it possible for the attacker to carry...

Fail or Succeed

Threats without enemies, why is climate change the “greatest challenge to global stability and security, and therefore to national security” and what can be done about it? Chapter 1 Context (1000) Method of analysis / essay outline explanation (200). “..the single most important problem is our misguided focus on identifying the single...

Norman samuel carey

Norman Samuel Carey was born in February, 1889. His mother was Mary Ann Carey and his father was John Carey. He grew up with his younger brother, Mervyn Lawrence Carey and his two sisters, Irene Maud Jessup and Emily Alice Rogers (last names are family names after they were married)...