Ordnance, weapons technology

    Weapon Wizards

    By Yaakov Katz

    Hardback Save £6.34 = £15.65

    From drones to satellites, missile defense systems to cyber warfare, Israel is leading the world when it comes to new technology being deployed on the modern battlefield. The Weapon Wizards shows how this tiny nation of 8 million learned to adapt to the changes in warfare and become the new...

    The Gatling Gun

    By Peter G. Smithurst

    Paperback £10.25

    Featuring full-colour artwork and contemporary and close-up photographs, this book investigates the origins, development, combat use, and lasting influence of the formidable Gatling gun.

    Mauser Military Rifles

    By Neil Grant

    Paperback from £9.59

    Offers an insight into the iconic Mauser family of German bolt-action rifles. Drawing on accounts of the weapons in combat and primary sources regarding their mechanical performance, this volume charts the Mauser's origins, combat record and lasting influence.

    Hand Grenade

    By Gordon L. Rottman

    Paperback from £9.59

    Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork and an array of revealing photographs of grenades in use and in close-up, this book explores and assesses the origins, development, combat use, and lasting legacy of the formidable military hand grenade.

    American Gun

    By William Doyle

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING FOLLOW-UP TO AMERICAN SNIPER Join Chris Kyle on a fascinating journey to discover "how 10 firearms changed United States history" New York Times Book Review Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris...

    Ship Killer: A History of the American Torpedo

    By Thomas Wildenberg

    Hardback Save £13.74 = £26.76

    Since the start of the 20th Century there have been several thousand books published about submarines and on the order of a thousand discussing aircraft attacks on ships. The principal weapon of most of those submarine attacks and many of the aerial attacks both by land and carrier-based aircraft was...

    Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History

    By Alfred W. Crosby

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.45

    This is a history of hard, accurate throwing and the manipulation of fire as unique human capabilities.

    Wired for War

    By P. W. Singer

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Explores the greatest revolution in military affairs since the atom bomb: the dawn of robotic warfare. Blending historical evidence with interviews of a cast of characters, this title shows how technology is changing not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics, laws, and the ethics that surround...

    Machine Guns of Two World Wars

    By John Walter

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    An authoritative guide to the guns and manufacturers Fully-illustrated with photographs and diagrams By a world authority on firearms This compact reference guide, by respected expert John Walter, provides descriptions, technical specifications and illustrations of the machine guns used in the WWI and WWII, some of which - such as...

    The Tactical 1911: The Street Cop\'s and SWAT Operator\'s Guide to Employment and Maintenance

    By Dave Lauck

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    The renaissance of the venerable Colt 1911 in .45 ACP has caused many cops to sit up and take notice. Here is the only book you will ever need to teach you how to select, modify, employ and maintain your Colt.

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