TECHNOLOGY AND THE MILITARY


September 2008

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


Contents

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General Information


Internet Resources

Boeing, Integrated Defense Systems.  Airborne Laser (ABL)
Available online at:  http://www.boeing.com/defense-space/military/abl/
Overview of the Airborne Laser.

Bracken, Paul.  Technological Innovation and National Security.  Foreign Policy Research Institute, June 2008.
Available online at:  http://www.fpri.org/enotes/200806.bracken.innovationnationalsecurity.html
“An overview of some of the major national security technology issues and a range of frameworks in which to view them.”

Center for Technology and National Security Policy
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/CTNSP/home.html
"The Center for Technology and National Security Policy, which is associated with the National Defense University, examines the implications of technological innovation for U.S. national security policy and military planning."  Site provides various online special reports, books, and online articles from the "Defense Horizons" magazine.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.  DARPATech 2007
Available online at:  http://www.darpa.mil/darpatech2007/proceed.html
Offers online access to the numerous conference proceedings including presentations from the Strategic Technology Office, the Information Processing Technology Office, the Tactical Technology Office, and the Virtual Space Office.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Available online at:  http://www.darpa.mil/body/off_programs.html
DARPA is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense; Web site includes links to overviews and mission statements for each program.

Howard, Courtney E.  Future Force Is on the Move.  Military & Aerospace Electronics 17:1+ July 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21597021&site=ehost-live
Discusses soldier radio waveform, GPS antenna and the Warrior Physiological Status Monitoring System.

International Aerospace Abstracts
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/dbases.htm#intlaeroabs
Provides bibliographic coverage of basic and applied research in aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences; Indexes and abstracts over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.  No full-text, abstracts only.

Joint U.S. Defense Science Board UK Defence Scientific Advisory Council Task Force on Defense Critical Technologies.  March 2006.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA446196
Examines five major transformational technology areas that are critical to meeting the defense needs of the United States and the United Kingdom:  Advanced Command Environments, Persistent Surveillance, Power Sources/Management for Small Distributed Networked Sensors, High Performance Computing and Defense Critical Electronic Components.

Lopez, C. Todd.  New Technology Could Make Target Acquisition More Accurate.  Air Force Print News United States Air Force.  Air Force Link, May 26, 2006.
Available online at:  http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123020843

Missile Defense Agency.  MDALink:  Making Ballistic Missile Defense a Reality
Available online at:  http://www.mda.mil/mdalink/html/mdalink.html
Includes links to special reports and the Tech Newsletter.

National Science Foundation
Available online at:  http://www.nsf.gov/index.jsp
Includes sections on discoveries, news, publications and statistics.

NetLibrary
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/dbases.htm#netlibrary
Full-text access to books on technology including biotechnology, nanotechnology and directed energy.  After creating a NetLibrary account using a maxwell.af.mil domain computer titles can be accessed from any computer.  Access through MSFRIC is restricted to AU students.

TechCast:  A Virtual Think Tank Tracking the Technology Revolution
Available online at:  http://www.techcast.org/
"TechCast pools the knowledge of experts working online to forecast breakthroughs in all fields."

Technology Milestones
Available online at:  http://www.wpafb.af.mil/news/index.asp?catid=163
Highlights the Air Force Research Laboratory's technology achievements; Covers July 2006 to present.

U.S. Department of Energy.  Office of Scientific & Technical Information
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/dbases.htm#osti
Site provides access to Department of Energy (DOE) research results, ongoing research projects, significant DOE discoveries, DOE Nobel Prize Winners, access and search e-prints, sign up for alerts, find science conference papers and proceedings, and connect with national laboratory education sites.

Wiley InterScience
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/dbases.htm#wiley
Full text access to over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals.  Access through MSFRIC is restricted to AU students.


Internet Resource - Student Research

Air University Research Information Management System.
Available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/rims/home.aspx
Offers access to Air University student research reports including theses from the AF Institute of Tecnology and the School of  Advanced Air and Space Studies.  Keyword searches for technology, directed energy, robotics, etc. yield numerous online reports.  Also provides access to AU Press books, the AU Blue Dart System, AF Research Institute, and the Air & Space Power Journal.  Restricted site.


Books

Air Force Research Laboratory.  Air Force Research Laboratory Technology Milestones:  A Review of 2005.  Wright Patterson AFB, OH, Technology Transfer Branch, AFRL/XPTT, 2005.  1 vol.
Book call no.:  358.4070973 A298

Bell, Trudy E. and others.  Engineering Tomorrow:  Today's Technology Experts Envision the Next Century.  Piscataway, NJ, IEEE Press, 2000.  308 p.
Book call no.:  621.3 B435e

Boot, Max.  War Made New:  Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today.  New York, Gotham Books, 2006.  624 p.
Book call no.:  355.0209 B725w

Chait, Richard and others.  A Further Look at Technologies and Capabilities for Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations.  Washington, Center for Technology and National Security Policy at National Defense University, 2007.  80 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/ctnsp/Def_Tech/DTP%2043%20SROII.pdf
Book call no.:  355.028 C435f

Edwards, John.  The Geeks of War:  The Secretive Labs and Brilliant Minds Behind Tomorrow's Warfare Technologies.  New York, AMACOM, 2005.  221 p.
Book call no.:  355.070973 E26g

The Future of Technology, edited by Tom Standage.  London, Economist, 2005.  358 p.
"A collection of surveys and articles from the Economist examines how far technology has come and where it is heading; Covers biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, energy technology and robotics."
Book call no.:  658.514 F996

Hacker, Barton C. and Vining, Margaret.  American Military Technology:  The Life Story of a Technology.  Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 2006.  205 p.
Book call no.:  623.0973 H118a

Holley, I. B.  Technology and Military Doctrine:  Essays on a Challenging Relationship.  Maxwell Air Force Base AL, Air University Press, 2004.  160 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/aupress/Books/Holley/Holley.pdf
Book call no.:  358.4009 H738t

Lorber, Azriel.  Misguided Weapons:  Technological Failure and Surprise on the Battlefield.  1st ed.  Washington, Brassey's, Inc., 2002.  293 p.
Book call no.:  355.8 L865m

O'Hanlon, Michael E.  Technological Change and the Future of Warfare.  Washington, Brookings Institution Press, 2000.  208 p.
Book call no.:  355.033573 O36t

Technology and the Air Force:  A Retrospective Assessment, edited by Jacob Neufeld and others.  Washington, Air Force History and Museums Program, 1997.  333 p.
“Topics discussed include technological forecasting, technology and doctrine, nuclear-powered flight, early spacecraft technology, the space revolution, and information systems and applications.”
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA440094
Book call no.:  358.47 T255

United States.  Defense Research and Engineering.  Defense Science and Technology Success Stories.  Washington, DoD, 2007.  149 p.
Book call no.:  355.070973 D3131

Van Creveld, Martin L.  Technology and War:  From 2000 B.C. to the Present.  New York, Free Press, 1991.  342 p.
Book call no.:  355.009 V223t 1991


Periodicals

Adamsky, Dima P.  Through the Looking Glass:  The Soviet Military-Technical Revolution and the American Revolution in Military Affairs.  Journal of Strategic Studies 31:257-294 April 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=31428264&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Fulghum, David A.  Smaller, More Dangerous:  U.S. Forces in Europe Field New Technologies to Compensate for Shrinking Numbers.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 160:63 March 15, 2004.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=12608705&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Into the Looking Glass:  Battelle Experts Forecast Future Technologies.  R & D 50:20 June 2008.
Predictions by Battelle scientists about developments in science and technology.

Pappalardo, Joe.  New Technologies Target Terrorist, Suicide Bombs.  National Defense 89:14-15 September 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=698207981&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Sandborn, Peter.  Trapped on Technology's Trailing Edge.  IEEE Spectrum 45:43-45+ April 2008.
"We're paying too much to deal with obsolete electronic parts."--Abstract from publication.


Biotechnology


Internet Resources

Air Force Research Laboratory, the Human Effectiveness Directorate, Biosciences and Protection Division
Available online at:  http://www.hep.afrl.af.mil/
The Biosciences and Protection Division conducts scientific research to protect warfighters from a broad spectrum of chemical, biological, and physical stressors; Areas of research include Cellular Dynamics & Engineering, Predictive Biotechnology and Predictive Toxicology.

Anderson, Robert H. and others.  High-Performance Computing Opportunities and Challenges for Army R&D.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2006.  75 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA446442
Chapter 4:  A Focus on Biotech/Biomed Applications, pp 15-23.

Annaballi, Angie and others.  Biotechnology.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2005.  60 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA449474
Industry Study 2005.  "Summarizes the current state-of-the-art in biotechnology along with its economic and national security implications and examines biotechnology in the broader global context."

Armstrong, Robert E. and Warner, Jerry B.  Biology and the Battlefield.  Defense Horizons March 2003.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/inss/DefHor/DH25/DH_25.htm

Ashcraft, Paul and others.  Industrial College of the Armed Forces Studies 2004:  Biotechnology.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2004.  30 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA435351
A study of the United States biotechnology industry.

Bevan, Michael W. and Franssen, Maurice C. R.  Investing in Green and White Biotech.  Nature Biotechnology 24:765-767 July 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1076942041&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
“A substantial increase in political and financial investment that aligns plant and industrial biotech will pay dividends for sustainable energy and materials production.”--Abstract from publication.

Bioethanol Needs Biotech Now.  Nature Biotechnology 24:725 July 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1076941761&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
“Ethanol production from corn grains is not the ideal when it comes to environmentally friendly alternatives to gasoline, but biotech may provide some near-term solutions to its drawbacks.”

Biotechnology.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2005/pdf/2005_BIOTECHNOLOGY.pdf
Industry Study.

Biotechnology Industry.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Spring 2006.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2006/pdf/2006_BIOTECH.pdf
Industry Study.

Biotechnology Industry.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Spring 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2007/pdf/2007_BIOTECH.pdf
Industry Study.

DelRaso, Nicholas J. and others.  Biotechnology for Near Real-Time Predictive Toxicology for Warfighter Protection.  August 2006.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA481561

Egudo, Margaret.  Overview of Biotechnology Futures:  Possible Applications to Land Force Development.  Edinburgh, South Australia, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, November 2004.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA429139
Review of selected scientific and technological advances occurring in the field of biotechnology, discusses their possible impact for Land Force capability development in the next decade.

National Center for Biotechnology Information
Available online at:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
"Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, the National Center for Biotechnology Information creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease."

The Promise of Biotechnology.  Economic Perspectives 10:entire issue October 2005.
Available online at:  http://usinfo.state.gov/journals/ites/1005/ijee/ijee1005.htm
Six articles on biotechnology.

Scully, Vaughan.  Ethanol from Wood Chips -- via Termites?  Business Week Online March 27, 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=31489070&site=ehost-live
"Biotechnology companies are trying to make biofuel from sources other than corn starch and sugarcane."


Books

Bernauer, Thomas.  Genes, Trade, and Regulation:  The Seeds of Conflict in Food Biotechnology.  Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2003.  229 p.
"Provides insights into the fundamental policy issues involved in agricultural biotechnology."
Book call no.:  338.47664 B524g

British Medical Association. Board of Science and Education.  Biotechnology, Weapons, and Humanity.  Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Harwood Academic Publishers, 1999.  152 p.
"Traces the historical development of biological weapons and considers the role of health care professionals, scientists, governments and international agencies in preventing the development of new biological weapons."--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  358.38 B524

The Future of Technology, edited by Tom Standage.  London, Economist, 2005.  358 p.
"A collection of surveys and articles from the Economist examines how far technology has come and where it is heading; Covers biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, energy technology and robotics."
Book call no.:  658.514 F996

Grace, Eric S.  Biotechnology Unzipped:  Promises and Realities.  Rev. 2nd ed.  Washington, Joseph Henry Press, 2006.  240 p.
Book call no.:  660.6 G729b 2006

Gunn, Moira Anne.  Welcome to Biotech Nation:  My Unexpected Odyssey into the Land of Small Molecules, Lean Genes, and Big Ideas.  New York, AMACOM, 2007.  258 p.
Book call no.:  660.6 G976w

Martinez, Coleen K.  Biodefense Research Supporting the DoD:  A New Strategic Vision.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  38 p.
"Examines the productivity of the Department of Defense's biodefense research program over the course of more than 35 years."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA465887
Book call no.:  358.3807 M385b

Microbial Biotechnology:  Principles and Applications, edited by Lee Yuan Kun.  River Edge, NJ, World Scientific, 2003.  724 p.
Book call no.:  660.62 K96m

Nanobiotechnology, edited by Christof M. Niemeyer and Chad A. Mirkin.  1st ed.  Weinheim, Germany, Wiley-VCH, 2004.  2 vols.
Book call no.:  660.6 N186

National Research Council.  Committee on Opportunities in Biotechnology for Future Army Applications.  Opportunities in Biotechnology for Future Army Applications.  Washington, National Academy Press, 2001.  101 p.
“Surveys opportunities for future Army applications in biotechnology, including sensors, electronics and computers, materials, logistics, and medical therapeutics, looking at commercial trends and development and how they can be matched with Army requirements.”--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  660.6 O62

Oliver, Richard W.  The Biotech Age:  The Business of Biotech and How to Profit from It.  New York, McGraw-Hill, 2003.  253 p.
Book call no.:  338.476606 O48b

Purkitt, Helen E.  Biowarfare Lessons, Emerging Biosecurity Issues, and Ways to Monitor Dual-Use Biotechnology Trends in the Future.  USAF Academy, CO, USAF Institute for National Security Studies, 2005.  66 p.
Also available online at:  http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/lps69668/ocp61.pdf
Book call no.:  358.38 P985b

Thackray, Arnold.  Private Science:  Biotechnology and the Rise of the Molecular Sciences.  Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.  268 p.
Useful for its background and historical information.  "Examines the political and economic operations of the biotechnology industry and places those operations in historical context."--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  306.46 P961

United States.  National Research Council.  Committee on Advances in Technology and the Prevention of Their Application to Next Generation Biowarfare Threats and others.  Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life Sciences.  Washington, National Academies Press, 2006.  299 p.
Also available online at:  http://fermat.nap.edu/catalog/11567.html
Book call no.:  363.3253561 N277g

United States.  National Research Council.  Committee on Research Standards and Practices to Prevent the Destructive Application of Biotechnology.  Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism.  Washington, National Academies Press, 2004.  147 p.
When using the online version double click on the chapter title in the Table of Contents.  Use the arrows at the top of each page to move to the next page.
Also available online at:  http://www.nap.edu/books/0309089778/html/
Book call no.:  364.1 N277b


Documents

United States.  Air Force.  Scientific Advisory Board.  New World Vistas:  Air and Space Power for the 21st Century:  Human Systems/Biotechnology Volume.  Washington, USAF Scientific Advisory Board, June 1996.  130 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA309588
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39461-229d

United States.  Industrial College of the Armed Forces.  National Defense University.  Industry Studies:  Biotechnology.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2007.  1 vol.
Also available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2007/pdf/2007_BIOTECH.pdf
Book call no.:  M-U 42942-17n


Periodicals

Carafano, James Jay and Gudgel, Andrew.  National Security and Biotechnology:  Small Science with Big Potential.  Backgrounder No. 2055:1-6 July 23, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://www.heritage.org/Research/NationalSecurity/upload/bg_2055.pdf

Choffnes, Eileen R. and others.  A Brave New World in the Life Sciences.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 62:26 September-October 2006.
"The threat from bioweapons is discussed."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22149146&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Chyba, Christopher F. and Greninger, Alex L.  Biotechnology and Bioterrorism:  An Unprecedented World.  Survival 46:143-161 Summer 2004.

Coupland, Robin and Leins, Kobi-Renee.  Science and Prohibited Weapons.  Science 308:1841 June 24, 2005.
Discusses the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention and the 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=17618955&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ji-wei, Guo and Yang, Xue-sen.  Ultramicro, Nonlethal, and Reversible:  Looking Ahead to Military Biotechnology.  Military Review 85:75-78 July-August 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=902580391&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Katz, Yaakov.  Blood for Battle.  Foreign Policy 157:94 November-December 2006.
"Describes a breakthrough technology in military medicine, freeze-dried blood."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22995835&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kellman, Barry.  Bioviolence:  A Growing Threat.  Futurist 42:25-30 May-June 2008.
"Offers information on the threat posed by bioviolence, which refers to ways of inflicting disease."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=31535413&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lambert, Lisa.  Real-Time Pathogen Detection.  TME The Military Engineer 98:39-40 May-June 2006.
Reports on a liquid crystal biosensor technology that can detect bioterrorism agents and pathogens in food and water.

Lanier, Jaron.  Jaron's World.  Discover 28:56+ October 2007.
Discusses synthetic biology.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26571888&site=ehost-live

Nguyen, Michael.  BWC Meeting Tackles Codes of Conduct.  Arms Control Today 35:43 September 2005.
"Experts seek ways to prevent advances in biotechnology research from being misused for weapons."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=904936451&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Nixdorff, Kathryn and Bender, Wolfgang.  Ethics of University Research, Biotechnology and Potential Military Spin-Off.  Minerva:  A Review of Science, Learning & Policy 40:15-35 Spring 2002.
Provides a brief introduction to the biotechnology revolution and its impact upon biological research relevant to military uses.--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=11306741&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Phillips, Zack.  On Call.  Government Executive 38:33 June 15, 2006.
Interview with the director of National Institutes of Health's infectious diseases branch, Dr. Anthony Fauci.  Discusses biodefense and Project BioShield.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1074059931&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Tucker, Patrick.  Germ Warfare under the Microscope.  The Futurist 42:31 May/June 2008.
An interview with MIT bioweapons expert Jeanne Guillemin on biowarfare.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1459773961&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Weapons Lab:  An Interview with Matthew S. Meselson.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 63:49-53 January-February 2007.
Will biotechnology be exploited for military purposes?
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24103401&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Williams, Mark.  The Knowledge.  Technology Review 109:44 March-April 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1011348461&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Wilson, Elaine.  Detection Device to Revolutionize Biological Warfare.  Defense AT&L 34:50-51 September-October 2005.
Discusses the Joint Biological Agent Identification and Diagnostic System.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=18320911&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Directed Energy


Internet Resources

Nielsen, Philip E.  Effects of Directed Energy Weapons.  1994.  368 p.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/CTNSP/Nielsen-EDEW.pdf
Still useful for the understanding of basic directed energy concepts.  "An encyclopedic treatment of how directed energy weapons work, how the energy of these weapons is propagated to the target, and how the weapon/beam-target interaction creates effects (damage) in the target."--Abstract from publication.

Northrop Grumman Opens Facility for High-energy Lasers.  Military & Aerospace Electronics 19:22-24 March 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24508410&site=ehost-live
"Northrop Grumman Corp. has opened the Directed Energy Production Facility, a specialized facility for systems integration and production of high-energy laser systems for military use."

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  Airborne Laser (YAL-1A).
Available online at:  http://www.kirtland.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-070404-031.pdf
Fact Sheet

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  Air Force Research Laboratory.  Directed Energy Directorate.
Available online at:  http://www.kirtland.af.mil/afrl_de/
Includes links to Technology Milestones, Fact Sheets and photos.


Internet Resource - Student Research

Air University Research Information Management System.
Available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/rims/home.aspx
Provides access to several Air University student research reports on directed energy.  Restricted site.


Books

Beason, Doug.  The E-Bomb:  How America's New Directed Energy Weapons Will Change the Way Future Wars Will Be Fought.  1st Da Capo Press ed.  Cambridge, MA, Da Capo Press, 2005.  256 p.
Book call no.:  358.39 B368e

Geis, John P.  Directed Energy Weapons on the Battlefield:  A New Vision for 2025.  Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, Air University, 2003.  55 p.  (Occasional Paper No. 32)
Book call no.:  623.446 G313d

Martel, William C.  The Technological Arsenal:  Emerging Defense Capabilities.  Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001.  284 p.
Part One:  Directed Energy, pp 3-104 (5 essays by various authors).
Book call no.:  355.80973 T255

McCarthy, William J.  Directed Energy and Fleet Defense:  Implications for Naval Warfare.  Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, Air University, May 2000.  81 p.  (Occasional Paper No. 10)
"Examines the potential adaptation of high-energy laser and high-power microwave weapons for the defense of naval forces."
Also available online at:  https://research.maxwell.af.mil/papers/ay2000/csat/csat10.pdf
Book call no.:  359.80973 M123d

Preston, Bob.  Space Weapons:  Earth Wars.  Santa Monica, CA , Rand, 2002.  201 p.
"Defines and classifies space weapons, describes their different attributes, and explains how they might be used."  See Appendix A, Space Based Directed Energy Weapons.  When using the online version scroll down to Contents and select the PDF for Appendix A.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1209/
Book call no.:  358.80973 S7323

Stewart, Charles E.  Weapons of Mass Casualties and Terrorism Response Handbook.  Sudbury, MA, Jones and Bartlett, 2006.  286 p.
Chapter 15, Electronic Terrorism and Directed Energy Weapons.
Book call no.:  363.32518 S849w


Documents

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  Scientific Advisory Board.  New World Vistas:  Air and Space Power for the 21st Century:  Directed Energy Volume.  Washington, USAF Scientific Advisory Board, 1995.  69 p.
Discusses directed energy applications that are most probable as well as most important in three time periods:  10, 20, and 30 years.  Offers historical background.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA309595
Book call no.:  M-U 39461-229c

United States.  Defense Science Board.  Task Force on Directed Energy Weapons and United States.  Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.  Defense Science Board Task Force on Directed Energy Weapons.  Washington, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, 2007.  79 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/2007-12-Directed_Energy_ Report.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 40607-216


Documents - Student Research

Fager, Chadwick F.  Weaponeering the Future:  Direct Energy Weapons Effectiveness Now and Tomorrow.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  36 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 F153w

Jersey, Sean.  Twenty First Century Warfare:  Theater Operations at the Speed of Light.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 2003.  33 p.
"Joint forces lack a coherent vision of how to fight with DEWs and existing doctrine is insufficient to exploit the full combat potential of speed-of-light weapons."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA415589
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41662 J561t

Marheine, Fred H.  Defending the Final Frontier:  Commercial Space System Vulnerabilities to Directed Energy Weapon Threats.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2000.  37 p.
"Examines the unclassified literature to determine if a laser threat to commercial space systems is realistic, whether commercial space systems are vulnerable to laser attacks, and whether US military doctrine is sufficient for dealing with whatever threat emerges."
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 M331d

Nannini, Vance J.  Radio-Frequency Weapons, Asymmetrical Defense, and the Threat to Precision Engagement.  Carlisle Barracks, PA , U.S. Army War College, 2003.  75 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 N184r

Narcisse, De Leon C.  Air Force Weather Preparations to Support Directed Energy Weapons Across the Department of Defense.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  46 p.
Book call no.:  M-U 43122 N222a

Zimmerman, Gary R.  Directed Energy Weapons:  A Look at Concepts, Capabilities, and Doctrine.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 1999.  49 p.
An introduction to directed energy weapons.  Offers basic concept and historical background information.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 Z74d


Periodicals

Barrie, Douglas.  Focused Effort.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 167:39 August 20, 2007.
"Great Britain begins the final series of test firings of a directed-energy warhead."--Abstract from Web site.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26605161&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Barrie, Douglas.  Spear Point.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 21:36-37 May 22, 2006.
"The Royal Air Force of Great Britain is looking to explore a capability gap with its Selective Precision Effect at Range (Spear) program."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20991140&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Blaylock, Eva.  New Technology "Dazzles" Aggressors.  Defense AT&L 35:82-83 March-April 2006.
"The Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate has developed a laser technology weapon for protecting troops and controlling hostile crowds."

Butler, Amy.  A New Way to Lase?  Aviation Week & Space Technology 163:59 August 8, 2005.
Existing rules for testing directed energy weapons are too limiting for systems like the Airborne Laser.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=17950455&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Fulghum, David A.  Lights, Laser, Combat.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 162:122 June 13, 2005.
Discusses the development of a solid-state laser.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=17407474&site=ehost-live

Fulghum, David A.  Silent Launch.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 165:66 July 24, 2006.
Presents information on the emergence of directed-energy weapons that are expected to dominate early 21st-century combat.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21748582&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Fulghum, David A.  Weapon Concerns.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 164:72-73 March 20, 2006.
"Directed-energy weapons, including the "weapons effects" of large active electronically scanned (AESA) radars, are a worry for researchers and planners who still don't know all the benefits and unintentional damage that such devices might produce."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=20297405&site=ehost-live

Hewish, Mark.  Beam Weapons Revolution:  Directed-Energy Weapons Point the Way for Battlefield Technology.  Jane's International Defense Review 33:34-41 August 2000.

Hooton, E. R.  Shake It Off Your Tail!  Armada International 28:10-14 December-January 2005.
"Discusses the universal requirement for self-protection of military aircrafts which resulted from threats posed by radar-guided or directed weapon systems, as of December 2004."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=15683202&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Iraq Offers Breakthrough Opportunity for DE Weapons, Army Official Says.  Defense Daily 225:1 January 24, 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=783317301&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Kucera, Joshua.  U.S. Eyes Fast Fielding of Attack Laser.  Jane's Defence Weekly 42:10 July 6, 2005.
Focuses on the Office of Force Transformation's plan to deploy the Tactical Relay Mirror System mounted in the MQ-9A Predator unmanned aerial vehicle for use against enemy forces in Iraq.

Magnuson, Stew.  Directed Energy Weapons Face Hurdles.  National Defense 90:36 March 2006.
Details the important impact of directed energy weapons in the urban battle zones of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1003548831&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Magnuson, Stew.  Non-Lethal Weapon Readied for Battlefield.  National Defense 90:18 January 2006.
A directed energy weapon called the active denial system, uses millimeter wave technology to inflict debilitating pain without causing death.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=966514551&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Raytheon Develops Silent Striker:  Mid-Range Non-Lethal Weapon.  Defense Daily 228:1 October 4, 2005.
Raytheon has developed a mid-range non-lethal directed energy weapon called Silent Striker that can be used against threats encountered in urban warfare, counter insurgency and homeland security.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=906485211&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Raytheon Makes a Case for Directed Energy Solutions.  Defense Daily 227:1 September 28, 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=903632991&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Schweizer, Roman.  Directed Energy Weapons:  Lighting the Way for the Next Revolution at Sea.  Naval Forces 26:52-55 2005.
Discusses the use of directed energy as future weapons.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=851317641&sid=1&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Scott, William B.  Zapping Missiles.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 161:58 November 29, 2004.
Discusses issues related to the Airborne Laser test program.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=15261986&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Sirak, Michael.  U.S. Air Force, Navy Eye Non-Lethal Weapon.  Jane's Defence Weekly 41:8 October 27, 2004.
Reports on Air Force and Navy projects to develop variants of non-lethal, directed-energy weapons.

Sirak, Michael.  U.S. Warned on Directed-Energy Threat.  Jane's Defence Weekly 41:8 October 27, 2004.

Sirak, Michael.  USAF Faces Highs and Lows of Directed Energy.  Jane's Defence Weekly 16:2 April 20, 2005.
Reports on significant strides in the U.S. Air Force's quest to field directed-energy weapons on air-borne platforms.

Skinner, Tony.  Briefing:  Directed-Energy Weapons.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:22-25+ April 16, 2008.

Stephens, Hampton.  Toward a New Laser Era.  Air Force Magazine 89:72-79 June 2006.
Discusses the Airborne Laser, the first operational airborne laser weapon program of the U.S. Air Force.
Also available online at:  http://www.afa.org/magazine/June2006/0606laser.asp

Wagner, Breanne.  Directed Energy:  Low Power Weapons on the Rise.  National Defense 92:22-23 February 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1432360351&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Weinberger, Sharon.  The Shock Jocks.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 163:11 September 12, 2005.
"Ionatron Inc., a company that produces what it calls a "next-generation" directed-energy weapon is trying to capitalize on the emerging science of channeling man-made lightning over long distances."  Article can be found in the special issue titled Defense Technology International.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=18330312&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Energy


Internet Resources

Airbus, JetBlue in Biofuel Effort.  Air Transport World 45:9 June 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32480625&site=ehost-live

Bartis, James T.  Policy Issues for Alternative Fuels for Military Operations.  September 2006.
Available online at:  http://armedservices.house.gov/comdocs/schedules/9-26-06BartisTestimony.pdf
Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Readiness and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities.

Bevan, Michael W. and Franssen, Maurice C. R.  Investing in Green and White Biotech.  Nature Biotechnology 24:765-767 July 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1076942041&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
“A substantial increase in political and financial investment that aligns plant and industrial biotech will pay dividends for sustainable energy and materials production.”--Abstract from publication.

Billings, Kevin W.  Air Force Energy Strategy for the 21st Century.  Department of the Air Force, August 27, 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.senate.gov/~finance/hearings/testimony/2007test/082707testkb.pdf
Presentation to the United States Senate Field Hearing Dubuque Regional Airport.

Bioethanol Needs Biotech Now.  Nature Biotechnology 24:725 July 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1076941761&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
“Ethanol production from corn grains is not the ideal when it comes to environmentally friendly alternatives to gasoline, but biotech may provide some near-term solutions to its drawbacks.”

Chaudhuri, Swades K. and Lovley, Derek R.  Electricity Generation by Direct Oxidation of Glucose in Mediatorless Microbial Fuel Cells.  Nature Biotechnology 21:1229-1232 October 2003.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1008630601&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Colleran, Brian.  Israel's Big Green Future.  E - The Environmental Magazine 19:14-15 May-June 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31967731&site=ehost-live
"Reports on research to using a variety of discarded seed crops like jatropa and castor for use in biofuel development projects."

Daggett, D. and others.  Alternative Fuels and Their Potential Impact on Aviation.  NASA, October 2006.  (ICAS-2006-5.8.2).
Available online at:  http://gltrs.grc.nasa.gov/reports/2006/TM-2006-214365.pdf
"Bio-derived fuels, methanol, ethanol, liquid natural gas, liquid hydrogen, and synthetic fuels are considered in this study for their potential to replace or supplement conventional jet fuels."

Daggett, David L. and others.  Alternate Fuels for Use in Commercial Aircraft.  2007.
Available online at:  http://www.boeing.com/commercial/environment/pdf/alt_fuels.pdf

Defense Energy Support Center Factbook 2007
Available online at:  https://www.desc.dla.mil/DCM/Files/Factbook_2007_Final.pdf
Contains statistical information regarding the Defense Energy Support Center's operational status at the end of fiscal year 2007.

DESC - Providing Energy to Train, to Fight to Win.  Fort Belvoir, VA, Defense Energy Support Center, March 14, 2007.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA472198
Defense Energy Support Center Fact Book 2006.

Ebert, Guido.  Daytona 675 Powered by...Fruit?  Dealernews 44:18 June 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32528340&site=ehost-live
"Reports on bioethanol from fermented apples."

Energy Industry.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Spring 2006.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2006/pdf/2006_ENERGY.pdf
Industry Study.

Energy Industry.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Spring 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2007/pdf/2007_ENERGY.pdf
Industry Study.

Energy Industry Study.  Washington, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, June 1, 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2005/pdf/2005_ENERGY.pdf

Energy Information Administration.  International Energy Outlook 2008 - Highlights.  June 2008.
Available online at:  http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/ieo/index.html

Green Energy for the Battlefield.  NASA Tech Briefs 32:14,15+ July 2008.
Available online at:  http://www.techbriefs.com/content/view/2933/36/

Herrera, Stephan.  Bonkers about Biofuels.  Nature Biotechnology 24:755 July 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1076942001&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Khalil, Ghassan Y.  Energy Storage for Hybrid Military Vehicles.  Defense Tech Briefs 1:4+ October 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.defensetechbriefs.com/content/view/1141/36/

Kryza, Frank.  The Power of Light the Epic Story of Man's Quest to Harness the Sun.  New York, McGraw-Hill, 2003.  298 p.
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/dbases.htm#netlibrary

Kuleshov, A. and Mahkamov, K.  Multi-zone Diesel Fuel Spray Combustion Model for the Simulation of a Diesel Engine Running on Biofuel.  Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part A -- Power & Energy 222:309-321 May 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32491364&site=ehost-live

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Energy Efficiency:  Budget, Oil Conservation, and Electricity Conservation Issues, by Fred Sissine.  Washington, CRS, January 20, 2006.  (IB10020).
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/61488.pdf

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Legislation in the 110th Congress, by Fred Sissine and others.  Washington, CRS, September 21, 2007.
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/94857.pdf

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Renewable Energy:  Background and Issues for the 110th Congress, by Fred Sissine.  Washington, CRS, September 6, 2007.
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/92953.pdf

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Selected Issues Related to an Expansion of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), by Brent D. Yacobucci and others.  Washington, CRS, December 3, 2007.
Available online at:  http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/RL34265_20071203.pdf

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  The Strategic Petroleum Reserve:  History, Perspectives, and Issues, by Robert Bamberger.  Washington, CRS, June 6, 2008.  (RL33341).
Available online at:  http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33341.pdf

National Security Space Office.  Space-Based Solar Power as an Opportunity for Strategic Security:  Phase 0 Architecture Feasibility.  October 10, 2007.  76 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA473860

Richard, Jennifer.  You Are My Sunshine.  Nellis AFB Public Affairs, August 31, 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.nellis.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123066656
"The largest photovoltaic solar power plant in the United States is becoming a reality at Nellis AFB."--Abstract from Web site.

Savinell, Robert F. and Wainright, Jesse S.  A Micro Hydrogen Air Fuel Cell.  Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve, October 2005.  119 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ada440192

Schubert, Charlotte.  Can Biofuels Finally Take Center Stage?  Nature Biotechnology 24:777-784 July 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1076942161&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Discusses the biofuel feedstock, lignocellulose, the most abundant biological material on earth."

Scully, Vaughan.  Ethanol from Wood Chips -- via Termites?  Business Week Online March 27, 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=31489070&site=ehost-live
"Biotechnology companies are trying to make biofuel from sources other than corn starch and sugarcane."

Taylor Biomass Energy Makes Presentation.  Hudson Valley Business Journal 19:24 May 12, 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32042869&site=ehost-live
Discusses a biomass-to-energy project.

United States.  Congressional Budget Office.  Nuclear Power's Role in Generating Electricity, by Justin Robert Falk.  Washington, Congressional Budget Office, 2008.  38 p.  (CBO study).
Available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS93787

United States.  Department of Defense.   Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on DoD Energy Strategy:  "More Fight - Less Fuel".  Washington, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, February 2008.
Available online at:  http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/2008-02-ESTF.pdf

United States.  Department of Energy.  Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.  Hydrogen, Fuel Cells & Infrastructure Technologies Program:  Hickam Air Force Base
Available online at:  http://www1.eere.energy.gov/hydrogenandfuelcells/tech_validation/hickam_airforce.html

Vertes, Alain A. and others.  Implementing Biofuels on a Global Scale.  Nature Biotechnology 24:761-764 July 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1078091831&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Is the introduction of renewable biofuels a simple problem of technology development and diffusion or does it require an industrial revolution." Abstract from publication.

Waltz, Emily.  Will the Current Biofuels Boom Go Bust?  Nature Biotechnology 25:491 May 2007.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1267741261&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Internet Resources - Student Research

Chesley, Gary D.  America's Energy Security Policy Goals for 2025.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  20 p.  (USAWC strategy research project).
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA467292

Halcrow, Stephanie D.  Green Energy for the Battlefield.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2007.  95 p.  (Master's Thesis)
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA475991
"Discusses the available green energy sources and their potential use for the battlefield; Offers several ways to further the use and maximize the benefits of green energy on the battlefield."--Abstract from publication.

Henley, Curtis D. and others.  Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada Photovoltaic Project.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2007.  241 p.  (Master's Thesis)
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA475999

Walsh, Shawn P.  Oil Vulnerabilities and United States Strategy.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  20 p.  (USAWC strategy research project).
Available online at:  http://handleLibrary o.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA468533


Books

Bartis, James T. and Flint, G. Torrance.  Constraints on JP-900 Jet Fuel Production Concepts.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand Project Air Force, 2007.  13 p.
"Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have been exploring alternative methods of producing a fuel for military jet aircraft."
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA466729
Book call no.:  665.53825 B288c

Beaubouef, Bruce Andre.  The Strategic Petroleum Reserve:  U.S. Energy Security and Oil Politics, 1975-2005.  1st ed.  College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press, 2007.  334 p.
Book call no.:  333.8230973 B371s

Bodansky, David.  Nuclear Energy:  Principles, Practices, and Prospects.  2nd ed.  New York, Springer, 2004.  693 p.
"Presents a view of nuclear energy as an important carbon-free energy option; Discusses the nuclear fuel cycle, the types of reactors used today and proposed for the future, nuclear waste disposal, reactor accidents and reactor safety, nuclear weapon proliferation, and the cost of electric power."--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  333.7924 B666n

Bowles, Mark D.  Science in Flux:  NASA's Nuclear Program at Plum Brook Station, 1955-2005.  Washington, NASA History Division, 2006.  335 p.
Book call no.:  621.48072 B787s

Bryce, Robert.  Gusher of Lies:  The Dangerous Delusions of "Energy Independence."  1st ed.  New York, Public Affairs, 2008.  371 p.
Book call no.:  333.790973 B916g

Danigole, Mark S.  Biofuels:  An Alternative to U.S. Air Force Petroleum Fuel Dependency.  Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, 2007.  53 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA474843
Book call no.:  358.4124 D186b

Dell, Ronald and Rand, D. A. J.  Clean Energy.  Cambridge, England, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2004.  323 p.
Book call no.:  333.794 D357c

Energy and American Society -- Thirteen Myths, edited by Benjamin K. Sovacool and Marilyn A. Brown.  Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Springer, 2007.  371 p.
Book call no.:  333.790973 E5613

Ferguson, Charles D.  Nuclear Energy:  Balancing Benefits and Risks.  New York, Council on Foreign Relations, 2007.  41 p.
Also available online at: http://www.cfr.org/content/publications/attachments/NuclearEnergyCSR28.pdf
Book call no.:  333.7924 F352n

The Future of Technology, edited by Tom Standage.  London, Economist, 2005.  358 p.
"A collection of surveys and articles from the Economist examines how far technology has come and where it is heading; Covers biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, energy technology and robotics."
Book call no.:  658.514 F996

Herbst, Alan M. and Hopley, George W.  Nuclear Energy Now:  Why the Time Has Come for the World's Most Misunderstood Energy Source.  Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons, 2007.  230 p.
"Begins with an overview of commercial nuclear development in the United States during the past half-century and a discussion of what the future may hold if new initiatives gain traction."--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  333.79240973 H538n

Hornitschek, Michael J.  War Without Oil:  A Catalyst for True Transformation.  Montgomery, AL, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, 2006.  55 p.
Book call no.:  355.2 H816w

Krupp, Fred and Horn, Miriam.  Earth, the Sequel:  The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming.  1st ed.  New York, W. W. Norton & Co., 2008.  279 p.
Book call no.:  621.042 K94e

Lengyel, Gregory J.  Department of Defense Energy Strategy:  Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks.  Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, Air University Press, 2008.  69 p.  (Walker paper, no. 10)
Also available online at:  http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil/Walker_Papers/PDF_Bin/Lengyel .pdf
Book call no.:  355.243 L566d

Murphy, Joseph.  Governing Technology for Sustainability, edited by Joseph Murphy.  Sterling, VA, Earthscan, 2007.  226 p.
See section IV, Chapter 9, Wind Power, Governance and Networks, pp 168-181 and Chapter 10, Multi-Level Governance and Energy Policy:  Renewable Energy in Scotland, pp 182-199.
Book call no.:  338.927 G721

Pilat, Joseph F.  Atoms for Peace:  A Future after Fifty Years?, edited by Joseph F. Pilat.  Washington, W. Wilson Center Press, 2007.  364 p.
See Part III, The Promise of Nuclear Energy.
Book call no.:  338.4762148 A881 2007

Quaschning, Volker.  Understanding Renewable Energy Systems.  Sterling, VA, Earthscan, 2005.  272 p.
Book call no.:  333.794 Q1u

Romm, Joseph J.  The Hype about Hydrogen:  Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate.  Washington, Island Press, 2004.  238 p.
Book call no.:  333.7968 R766h

Royal College of Defence Studies.  Seaford House Papers, edited by J.E. Spence.  London, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, 2007.  p
See pages 91-115, A Security Analysis of New Build Nuclear Electrical Power Generation.
Book call no.:  355 S438

RUSI Defence Systems.  London, Royal United Service Institute for Defence and Security Studies, February 2008.  115 p.
Looks at the history, benefits and challenges of the Hybrid Electric Drive; see pp 54-56.
Book call no.:  355.8 W927 v.10 no.3 2008 Feb

Sandalow, David.  Freedom from Oil:  How the Next President Can End the United States' Oil Addiction.  New York, McGraw-Hill, 2008.  273 p.
Book call no.:  338.272820973 S213f

Schewe, Phillip F.  The Grid:  A Journey Through the Heart of Our Electrified World.  Washington, J. Henry Press, 2007.  311 p.
History of the electrical grid.
Book call no.:  333.7932 S328g

Scramjet Propulsion, edited by E.T. Curran and S.N.B. Murthy.  Reston, VA, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2000.  1293 p.
Book call no.:  629.1343535 S438

United States.  Congress.  House.  Committee on Government Reform.  Subcommittee on Energy and Resources.  Energy as a Weapon:  Implications for U.S. Policy.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  140 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS81472
Book call no.:  333.790973 U58ec

United States.  Congress.  House.  Committee on Science and Technology.  Biofuels Research and Development Enhancement Act.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  120 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS84716
Book call no.:  333.9539 U58b

United States.  Congress.  House.  Committee on Science and Technology.  H-Prize Act of 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  80 p.
Report on H.R. 632, bill to establish monetary prizes for achievements in overcoming scientific and technical barriers associated with hydrogen energy.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS82485
Book call no.:  352.745 U58h

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Appropriations.  Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development and Related Agencies.  Renewable Energy with a Focus on Cellulosic Ethanol and Biodiesel.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  37 p.
Hearing before the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS76982
Book call no.:  333.794 U58

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Appropriations.  Subcommittee on Energy and Water, and Related Agencies.  An Overview of the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP), Including Proposed Advanced Reactor Technologies for Recycling Nuclear Waste.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  61 p.
Special Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, September 14, 2006.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS78113
Book call no.:  363.7289 U58o

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Appropriations.  Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.  Clean Coal, Oil and Gas Development:  New Energy Opportunities Through Carbon Capture and Storage.  Washington, GPO, 2008.  64 p.
Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate.
Also available online at:  http://purl.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS92316
Book call no.:  665.772 U58c

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Appropriations.  Subcommittee on the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies.  Examination of Oil and Gas Activities.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  57 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS78115
Book call no.:  333.339 U58e

United States.  Congress.  Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations.  Energy Security and Oil Dependence.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  57 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS81338
Book call no.:  333.790973 U582ea

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  The Hidden Cost of Oil.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  49 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS81337
Book call no.:  333.790973 U582ha

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Oil Dependence and Economic Risk.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  44 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS85669
Book call no.:  333.790973 U582o

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion.  Energy Supplies in Eurasia and Implications for U.S. Energy Security.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  75 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS81752
Book call no.:  333.823095 U58e

United States.  National Research Council.  Committee on Analysis of Air Force Engine Efficiency Improvement Options for Large Non-fighter Aircraft and United States.  National Research Council.  Air Force Studies Board.  Improving the Efficiency of Engines for Large Nonfighter Aircraft.  Washington, National Academies Press, 2007.  176 p.
See Chapter 7, Alternative Fuels, pp 87-95.
Also available online at:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11837.html
Book call no.:  629.13435 N2771i

United States.  National Research Council.  Committee on Assessment of Aircraft Winglets for Large Aircraft Fuel Efficiency.  Assessment of Wingtip Modifications to Increase the Fuel Efficiency of Air Force Aircraft.  Washington, National Academies Press, 2007.  94 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11839#toc
Book call no.:  629.13432 A846

United States.  Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering.  The Effect of Windmill Farms on Military Readiness.  Washington, Department of Defense, 2006.  62 p.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS74769
Book call no.:  621.45 E27

Wizelius, Tore.  Developing Wind Power Projects:  Theory and Practice.  Sterling, VA, Earthscan, 2007.  290 p.
Book call no.:  333.92 W836d

Zubrin, Robert.  Energy Victory:  Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil.  Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books, 2007.  336 p.
Book call no.:  333.790973 Z93e


Documents

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007:  A Summary of Major Provisions.  Washington, CRS, December 21, 2007.  22 p.  (RL34294)
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA475228
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.07-RL34294

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Nuclear Energy Policy, by Mark Holt.  Washington, CRS, 2007.  22 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33558.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.07-RL33558

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Strategic Petroleum Reserve, by Robert Bamberger.  Washington, CRS, February 22, 2006  (CRS issue brief IB87050)
Also available online at:  http://www.ncseonline.org/nle/crsreports/06feb/IB87050.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-8 no.87050


Documents - Student Research

Boswell, Randy L.  The Impact of Renewable Energy Sources on Forward Operating Bases.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  35 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 B7471i

Jackson, Brian.  Base X:  A Case Study in Potential Air Force Alternative Energy Use.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  30 p.
"Describes the major alternative energy sources available today and how they could be used by the Air Force."--Abstract from publication.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 J124b

LaPierre, James D.  United States Oil Dependence:  Security Implications and Strategic Solutions.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  32 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 L3131u

Perry, Monty R.  Energy:  An Argument For, and Progress Towards Independence.  Maxwell, AFB, AL, Air Force Fellows (SDE), Air University, 2007.  42 p.
"Examines the state of the nation and the Air Force with regard to energy."
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/rims/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=downloadpaper&objectid=f1774fb0-3e98-492f-9e7c-1a08f8b3db3c&rs=PublishedSearch
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42252-91 P464e

Schloer, Karl C.  Shaking Hands with the Dragon:  Energy Security and Military-to-Military Engagement with the People's Republic of China.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  31 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 S3451s


Periodicals

Ackerman, Robert K.  Conservation, Innovation Fuel Defense Energy Efforts.  Signal 61:61-65 February 2007.
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Acton, James M. and Bowen, Wyn Q.  Nurturing Nuclear Neophytes.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:27-33,56 September-October 2008.
"A review of the capabilities and infrastructure of three Mideast efforts to start a nuclear power program."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34043152&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Adams, Eric.  Better Mileage in the Skies.  Popular Science 272:54-55 April 2008.
"Gh GEnx engine, the powerplant of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, burns 15 percent less fuel than conventional jet engines by using fewer components and lighter composite parts."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31209683&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Air Force Looks to Synfuel.  TME The Military Engineer 100:24-25 March-April 2008.
Discusses the synthetic fuel, Fischer-Tropsch process.

Another Silicon Valley?  The Economist 387:14-16 June 21, 2008.
Discusses solar power.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765239&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Army's Largest Solar Array Generating Power.  TME The Military Engineer 100:24 March-April 2008.

Atomic Renaissance.  The Economist 384:71-73 September 8, 2007.
Discusses the nuclear power industry in the United States.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26523454&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ausra Makes Solar Thermal Simple and Cheap.  IEEE Spectrum 45:15 May 2008.

Axe, David.  Power Hungry:  Army Seeks Light, Efficient Batteries to Meet Insatiable Energy Demand.  National Defense 91:18-19 February 2007.
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Belfior, Michael.  Green Skies at Mach 5.  Popular Science 272:48-49 February 2008.
"This hydrogen-burning hypersonic airliner could fly more than twice as fast as the 1,350 mph Concorde--and its passengers would travel absolutely guilt-free."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=28348097&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Beneath Your Feet.  The Economist 387:15 June 21, 2008.
Discusses geothermal energy.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765240&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Boland, Rita.  Services Transition to New Energy Sources.  Signal 61:67-70 February 2007.
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Brandt, Klaus.  Development of High Energy Lithium-Ion Cells.  Naval Forces 28:109 (Special Issue) 2007.

British Defense Technology Company.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 167:17 September 10, 2007.
The Zehpyr (a long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle) program is exploring the practicality of a solar-powered, high-altitude platform for persistent surveillance and communications relay missions."
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Bullis, Kevin.  An Electrifying Startup.  Technology Review 111:68-71 May-June 2008.
"Focuses on a lithium-ion battery developed by A123 Systems."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33132291&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bullis, Kevin.  Ethanol from Garbage and Old Tires.  Technology Review 111:96-98 March-April 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31462225&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bullis, Kevin.  Intensifying the Sun.  Technology Review 111:104-106 September-October 2008.
"A new way to concentrate sunlight could make solar power competitive with fossil fuels."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=5PP&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Burke, Andrew F.  Batteries and Ultracapacitors.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:806-820 April 2007.
"Simulations indicate that fuel-efficient hybrid-electric vehicles can be designed using either batteries or ultracapacitors and that the decision between the two technologies is dependent on their cost and useful life."--Abstract from publication.

Castelvecchi, Davide.  Energy in Motion.  Science News 173:120-121 February 23, 2008.
"Scientists have begun to exploit molecular phenomena to create artificial molecular motors."
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Castelvecchi, Davide.  Power from Heat.  Science News 173:206 March 29, 2008.
"Discusses a simple way to make one thermoelectric alloy more efficient."
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Chan, C. C.  The State of the Art of Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:704-718 April 2007.
"With their superior fuel economy and performance, hybrid vehicles will likely increase in popularity in coming years; further development of control theory for hybrids is essential for their progress."--Abstract from publication.

Chau, K. T.  Emerging Energy-Efficient Technologies for Hybrid Electric Vehicles.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:821-835 April 2007.
"Key technologies include thermoelectric heat recovery and temperature control, integrated starter and generator systems, and continuously-variable electronic transmission."--Abstract from publication.

Cravens, Gwyneth.  Better Energy.  Discover 29:28-30 May 2008.
Discusses nuclear energy.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31595427&site=ehost-live

Dig Deep.  The Economist 387:12 June 21, 2008.
Examines carbon capture and storage.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765237&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Electric Cars:  Wingless Migration.  The Economist 385:94-95 November 3, 2007.
Discusses Aptera, an electric vehicle.
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Electric/Hybrid Electric Drive Vehicles for Military Applications.  Military Technology 31:132-144 September 2007.
"Emerging technologies such as Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Lithium Ion Batteries will greatly enhance the packaging and integration of the hybrid electric drive systems for both continuous and pulsed power in a combat vehicle."--Abstract from Web site.
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The End of the Petrolhead.  The Economist 387:21-22 June 21, 2008.
Examines electric powered vehicles.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765719&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Energy-Efficient Ethernet.  IEEE Spectrum 45:13 May 2008.

Fairley, Peter.  Can Wind Energy Continue Double-Digit Growth?  IEEE Spectrum 45:16 February 2008.
"The need for backup power has been overstated, but grid interconnections are crucial."--Abstract from publication.

Farsetta, Diane.  The Campaign to Sell Nuclear.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:38-41,56 September-October 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34043154&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ferguson, Charles D. and Smith, Michelle M.  How Not to Build Nuclear Reactors.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:20-26+ September-October 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34043155&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Finney, Dana L. and others.  Hydrogen-Fueled Buses for DoD.  TME The Military Engineer 100:67-68 July-August 2008.

Fletcher, Seth.  Tomorrow's Hybrid.  Popular Science 272:50-51 April 2008.
"The ReCharge, Volvo's concept plug-in hybrid, could squeeze 160 miles from a gallon of gas by tossing out the power-wasting transmission; It packs a small electric motor inside each wheel, so that no power is lost in the drivetrain."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31209681&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Flights of Fancy.  The Economist 387:25-26 June 21, 2008.
Discusses renewable energy sources.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765721&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

The Future of Energy.  The Economist 387:17 June 21, 2008.
This editorial discusses fossil fuel consumption and alternative energy sources.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765098&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Gao, David Wenzhong and Emadi, Ali.  Modeling and Simulation of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:729-745 April 2007.
"Tools that can model embedded software as well as components, and can automate the details of electric and hybrid vehicle design, need to be developed."--Abstract from publication.

Glowing after Dark.  The Economist 388:77 August 9, 2008.
"Discusses a new way to store solar power."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33591338&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Green DIY.  Popular Science 273:43-44 July 2008.
"Describes a method for turning used household cooking oils into clean, efficient biodiesel fuel that will run any unmodified diesel engine."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32440237&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Grow Your Own.  The Economist 387:16-20 June 21, 2008.
Examines biomass fuels.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765306&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Guiding Light.  The Economist 387:89 July 12, 2008.
Discusses solar energy.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33209003&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hajian, Eleanore and Ott, David.  Utah National Guard Adds Second Turbine.  TME The Military Engineer 98:30 January-February 2006.
An Army National Guard camp has installed its second wind turbine.
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Heat from the Street.  The Economist 385:8 December 8, 2007.
Reports on a Dutch company that is using energy from the surface of the road to heat its offices.
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Hornitschek, Michael J.  War Without Oil:  Catalyst for Transformation.  Air Force Journal of Logistics 30:3-31 Fall 2006.
"Proposes a method to be used by the Department of Defense to replace petroleum as the primary energy source in the United States."
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Huyghe, Patrick.  Ideas: Fusion on Tap.  Discover 29:64 June 2008.
"Plasma physicist Eric Lerner has a dream, a form of nuclear energy so clean it generates no radioactive waste, so safe it can be located in the heart of a city, and so inexpensive it provides virtually unlimited power for the dirt-cheap price of $60.00 per kilowatt."
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31968449&site=ehost-live

The Hydrogen Economy.  Proceedings of the IEEE 94:entire issue October 2006.
"Researchers are examining the specific challenges involved in creating a hydrogen economy and this special issue covers the research and insights on the plausibility of such a transition."--Abstract from publication.

In Search of Forever.  The Economist 387:97 June 14, 2008.
Reports on direct-methanol fuel cells.
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In Search of the Perfect Battery.  The Economist 386:22-24 March 8, 2008.
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Jennings, Gareth.  USAF Flies Boeing C-17 Using Synthetic Fuel Blend.  Jane's Defence Weekly 44:12 November 2007.

Jeoun, James and others.  Geothermal Heating.  TME The Military Engineer 98:95-96 May-June 2006.

Kauffman, Tim.  Taking Energy from the Trash Heap:  Landfill's Methane Could Power Shipyard, Meet Conservation Goals.  Navy Times 57:30 October 1, 2007.

Kenyon, Henry S.  Algae-Based Energy Burns with Potential.  Signal 61:71-74 April 2007.
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Kenyon, Henry S.  Energy Effort Promises Many Solutions:  Multidisciplinary Research Program Seeks to Answer the World's Power Needs.  Signal 61:67-69 April 2007
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Kenyon, Henry S.  Soldiers' Tools Go Solar:  New Photovoltaic Technology Promises Embedded Power for Handheld Systems.  Signal 61:67-69 March 2007.
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Khosla, Vinod.  Mining Pathways for Biofuels.  Technology Review 111:13 March 2008.
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Kintisch, Eli.  Sowing the Seeds for High-Energy Plants.  Science 320:478 April 25, 2008.
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Lai, Jih-Sheng and Nelson, Douglas J.  Energy Management Power Converters in Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:766-777 April 2007.
"Suitable switching devices and passive electrical components, for increasing the efficient handling of high-power conversion required by these vehicles, are not yet available."--Abstract from publication.

Large-Scale Wind Turbine Installed at Marine Corps Base.  TME The Military Engineer 100:24 March-April 2008.

Life after Death.  The Economist 387:22-25 June 21, 2008.
Reports on the future of nuclear energy.
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Lynn, Karin and Peters, John.  NAVFAC Building Wind Turbines at GTMO.  TME The Military Engineer 96:15 November-December 2004.
"Reports that several Naval Facilities Engineering Command organizations are working with Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center to install four wind turbines at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba."
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Making Waves.  The Economist 385:24 December 8, 2007.
Discusses electric propulsion for ships.
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Matthews, William.  Fighting for Fusion:  Why the U.S. Isn't Funding a Promising Energy Technology.  Defense News 22:8+ March 5, 2007.

Mian, Zia and Glaser, Alexander.  A Frightening Nuclear Legacy.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:42-47,57 September-October 2008.
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Mone, Gregory.  Twister Power.  Popular Science 271:30 November 2007.
"While most tornado experts try to guard against destructive twisters, Louis Michaud wants to start them--very, very big ones. Michaud, a Canadian engineer, aims to turn tornadoes into power plants, creating--and containing--a 30 foot-wide, miles-high, spinning vortex of hot air that could generate enough electricity to power thousands of homes."--Abstract from publication.
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Navy Hydrogen Fueling Station Nears Completion.  TME The Military Engineer 100:26-27 March-April 2008.

O'Connor, Seamus.  Going Green:  Solar Energy Panels at Nellis a Win-Win-Win Situation.  Air Force Times 68:26 November 26, 2007.

Ocean Power Catches a Wave.  IEEE Spectrum 45:14 July 2008.
"Engineers have come up with a variety of schemes to harness the power of waves, the flow of currents, and the motion of the tides."

Okura, Kazuma.  Development and Future Issues of High Voltage Systems for FCV.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:790-795 April 2007.
"An existing Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) has a relatively small, light-weight high-voltage system; future versions will use higher-voltage cell stacks to reduce the size of the voltage converter."--Abstract from publication.

The Omnivorous Engine.  IEEE Spectrum 44:34-37 January 2007.
"Brazilian fuel control system lets cars run on gasoline, ethanol, and natural gas."--Abstract from publication.

Ott, David.  Navy Unveils Four Wind Turbines at Guantanamo Bay.  TME The Military Engineer 97:25 July-August 2005.
Reports on the unveiling of the largest wind energy project of the United States Department of the Navy in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Features of the renewable energy project; Availability of electricity throughout the base.
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Patel-Predd, Prachi.  Better Planet:  Why Have We Ignored the Green Energy Beneath Our Feet?  Discover 29:20+ April 2008.
Discusses geothermal energy.
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Patel-Predd, Prachi.  Our Invisible Energy.  Discover 29:54-59 August 2008.
Reports on several different types of energy including oil, natural gas, coal and wind.
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The Power and the Glory.  The Economist 387:3-6 June 21, 2008.
Reports on the future of renewable energy.
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Rezek, John.  The Bulletin Interview:  Brice Smith.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 63:22-27 November-December 2007.
"A clear-eyed physicist evaluates the inherent risks of nuclear power and finds them insurmountable--and unnecessary."--Abstract from publication.
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Rosner, Robert.  Making Nuclear Energy Work.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:28-33 March-April 2008.
"How shifting research goals and improving collaboration with industry will help U.S. national labs spur new nuclear energy development."--Abstract from publication.
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Rotman, David.  The Price of Biofuels.  Technology Review 111:42-51 January-February 2008.
"Discusses the challenges associated with the production of biofuels."--Abstract from publication.
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Schaffer, Amanda.  Breeding the Oil Bug.  Popular Science 272:68-73 April 2008.
"Biologists can now create organisms that have never before existed--including designer bugs that turn sugar into green fuels."--Abstract from publication.

Schnaz, Marc V.  The Fuel War.  Air Force Magazine 90:46-48 June 2007.
"Reports on the increase in the U.S. Air Force's energy consumption."

Shen, Z. John.  Power Semiconductor Devices for Hybrid, Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:778-789 April 2007.
"Insulated Gate Biopolar Transistors, freewheeling diodes and wide-bandgap devices, able to meet vehicle power train conversion needs, are in development."--Abstract from publication.

Smith, O. Glenn.  Harvest the Sun -- from Space.  New York Times, p A21, July 23, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1515315051&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Stephanopoulos, Gregory.  Cellulosic Biofuels.  Technology Review 111:12 January-February 2008.
"Offers information on the challenges in converting biomass to biofuels."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=28348449&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Stroh, Michael.  Heat Waves.  Popular Science 271:27 December 2007.
"A cancer researcher stumbles upon a way to set saltwater aflame.  Neat trick, but is his discovery useful?" --Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1379997301&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Studt, Tim.  Are Biofuels the Right Choice?  R & D 50:12-15 April 2008.
"The development of biofuels is being questioned by researchers and environmentalists alike."

To Infinity!  Aviation Week & Space Technology 165:77 September 25, 2006.
"Reports on the Zephyr high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicle that will be operated by British defense contractor Qinetiq using batteries and solar power."--Abstract from Web site.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22862496&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Trade Winds.  The Economist 387:6-12 June 21, 2008.
Reports on wind power.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32765234&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

The U.S. Air Force Is Quickly.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 166:49 January 1, 2007.
"Reports that the U.S. Air Force is expanding the testing of synthetic fuels to include powering ground equipment and increasing their use in multi-engine aircraft."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23812598&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Upson, Sandra.  Across the Outback on Photons Alone.  IEEE Spectrum 45:50-55+ February 2008.
"With Australia's desert as its raceway, the World Solar Challenge illuminates some of the best electric-vehicle technology."--Abstract from publication.

Voelcker, John.  Lithium Batteries Take to the Road.  IEEE Spectrum 44:26-31 September 2007.
"Can battery technology from a feisty start-up firm take hybrid-electric cars to the next level?"--Abstract from publication.

Wagner, Breanne.  Fuel Crunch.  National Defense 91:20-22 May 2007.
"The Air Force is proposing new measures to cut aviation fuel consumption by 10 percent within the next six years."--Abstract from Web site.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1278153241&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Wald, Matthew L.  Getting Power to the People.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 63:26-43, 63 September-October 2007.
Answers the question, "Where will energy come from?"
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26982104&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Wind Turbines Provide Renewable Power.  TME The Military Engineer 97:28 September-October 2005.
Reports on the erection of two new wind turbines at F. E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=18298849&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Yang, Fang and others.  Coordinated Nonlinear Speed Control Approach for SI Engine with Alternator.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:796-805 April 2007.
"Dynamic performance can be improved, for vehicles with spark-ignition engines and alternators that handle heavy electrical loads, by control design methods that consider both the engine and the alternator."--Abstract from publication.

Zakaria, Fareed.  A Bug to Save the Planet.  Newsweek 151:40 June 16, 2008.
"An interview with Craig Venter, decoder of the human genome, who is developing a bacterium that will digest simple organisms and convert them into fuel."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32591644&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Zhu, Z. Q. and Howe, David.  Electrical Machines and Drives for Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:746-765 April 2007.
"Induction and switched-reluctance machines can provide the needed characteristics, but permanent magnet brushless machines offer a higher efficiency and torque density."--Abstract from publication.


Information Technology


Internet Resources

Commercial Information Technology Possibilities:  Perspectives on Its Future Role in Military Operations as Inspired by Visits to Selected Sites.  Washington, Center for Technology and National Security Policy, December 2003.  25 p. 
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/CTNSP/Commercial%20IT%20Visit%20Report.pdf
"Three categories of technologies that will better enable DoD to address future threats, assured information infrastructure availability, information retrieval and collection, and information visualization and knowledge creation."

Defense Science Board Task Force on High Performance Microchip Supply.  February 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/2005-02-HPMS_Report_Final.pdf
"Makes recommendations that help ensure the long term, leading edge U.S. performance of microchip design, development, and manufacturing."

Information Technology.  Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2005/pdf/2005_INFORMATION_TECHNOLOGY.pdf
Industry Study.

Information Technology.  Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2006.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2007/pdf/2007_INFO_TECHNOLOGY.pdf
Industry Study.

Information Technology.  Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/icaf/industry/reports/2007/pdf/2007_INFO_TECHNOLOGY.pdf
Industry Study.

Internet Technology to Make Fast Air Combat Improvement.  US Fed News Service, Including US State News April 3, 2006.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1025831891&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Keller, John and Wilson, J. R.  Information Technology Is Key to Air Force 2020.  Military & Aerospace Electronics 15:34-40 November 2004.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=15099061&site=ehost-live
Focuses on the role of information technology and real-time shared situational awareness in the future of the Air Force.

Kramer, Franklin D. and Cittadino, John C.  Sweden's Use of Commercial Information Technology for Military Applications.  Defense Horizons October 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.ndu.edu/ctnsp/defense_horizons/DH_50.pdf

Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium
Available online at:  http://www.ncoic.org/home
Website has links to presentations and technical product overviews.


Internet Resources - Student Research

Price, Richard Bernard.  Impact of Information Technology -- for Strategic Leaders.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  16 p.  (USAWC strategy research project)
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA468954

Talkington, Darin.  Information Technology When Is Enough?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  14 p.  (USAWC strategy research project).
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469129


Books

Blaker, James R.  Transforming Military Force:  The Legacy of Arthur Cebrowski and Network Centric Warfare.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2007.  248 p.
"The primary architect of transformation, Vice Admiral Arthur K. Cebrowski, conceived what is known as network-centric warfare, a concept designed to leverage advances in military technology."--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  355.30973 B636t

Carr, Nicholas G.  The Big Switch:  Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google.  1st ed.  New York, W. W. Norton & Co., 2008.  278 p.
Book call no.:  303.4834 C312b

Creation, Use, and Deployment of Digital Information, edited by Herre Van Oostendorp and others.  Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005.  331 p.
Book call no.:  025.04 C912

The Future of Technology, edited by Tom Standage.  London, Economist, 2005.  358 p.
"A collection of surveys and articles from the Economist examines how far technology has come and where it is heading; Covers biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, energy technology and robotics."
Book call no.:  658.514 F996

Green, David G.  The Serendipity Machine:  A Voyage of Discovery Through the Unexpected World of Computers.  Crows Nest, NSW, Allen & Unwin, 2004.  206 p.
Book call no.:  004 G795s

Information as Power:  An Anthology of Selected United States Army War College Student Papers, edited by Dennis M. Murphy and others.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, Information in Warfare Group, 2006.  243 p.
Online version, click on 'View Publication' at bottom of page.
Also available online at:  http://www.carlisle.army.mil/usacsl/publications/InfoAsPowerTOC.pdf
Book call no.:  355.02 I43

Karoly, Lynn A. and Panis, Constantijn W. A.  The 21st Century at Work:  Forces Shaping the Future Workforce and Workplace in the United States.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2004.  306 p.
See chapter 3, The Information Age and Beyond:  The Reach of Technology, pp 79-126.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2004/RAND_MG164.pdf
Book call no.:  305.5620973 K18t

Zittrain, Jonathan.  The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It.  New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2008.  342 p.
Book call no.:  004.6780112 Z82f


Document

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Network Centric Operations:  Background and Oversight Issues for Congress, by Clay Wilson.  Washington, CRS, 2007.  51 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL32411.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.07-RL3241


Documents - Student Research

Ginter, Karl.  Space Technology and Network Centric Warfare:  A Strategic Paradox.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  18 p.  (USAWC Strategy Research Project)
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469763
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 G493s

Imwalle, Joseph H.  Placing US Air Force Information Technology Investment under the "Nanoscope":  A Clear Vision of Nanotechnology's Impact on Computing in 2030.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  178 p.
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=researchproject&objectid=3e5c1e99-14e5-48aa-a7f0-60fb9157dab2
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 I341p

Jones, Raymond O.  The Role of U.S. Psychological Operations in the New Global Threat Environment.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 2007.  25 p.
Also available online at:  https://research.au.af.mil/papers/ay2007/awc/Jones.pdf
Discusses the emergence of new technologies in communications which have resulted in computer-based decision making tools based on the internet and mobile telephones and its potential impact on the uses and roles of PSYOP.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43117 J782r

Peacock, Brent A.  Connecting the Edge:  Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (Manets) for Network Centric Warfare.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  47 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 P3562c


Periodicals

Ackerman, Robert K.  Air Force Networkers Link Land, Air, Space.  Signal 61:49-52 March 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1276585311&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Adaptive Modulation and Transmission in Wireless Systems.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:entire issue December 2007.
"This issue attempts to give the reader an understanding of the current status of the emerging field of adaptive modulation and transmission for wireless channels."--Abstract from publication.

Adee, Sally.  The Hunt for the Kill Switch.  IEEE Spectrum 45:35-39 May 2008.
"Are chip makers building electronic trapdoors in key military hardware?"--Abstract from publication.

Adee, Sarah.  The Ultimate Dielectric Is Nothing.  IEEE Spectrum 45:39-42 January 2008.
"IBM packs wires in vacuum to speed chips and saves power."--Abstract from publication.

Boland, Rita.  The Web in Space.  Signal 62:63 September 2007.
"The IRIS enterprise solution will leverage commercial industry participation to develop and provide a first-generation Internet protocol (layer 3) packet routing capability onboard a geostationary satellite, which will enhance network-centric operations through information access, collaboration and dissemination."--Abstract from Web site.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1341053561&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Castelvecchi, Davide.  Welcome to the Quantum Internet.  Science News 174:24-28 August 16, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1540774701&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Changing DoD's IT Capabilities:  Delivering and Defending the Network.  Defense AT&L 37:2-7+ May-June 2008.
Interview with Lt. Gen. Charles E. Croom.

Corsell, Peter.  Managing Energy.  Technology Review 111:10 September-October 2008.
"We need to apply information technology to the energy grid."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=5PP&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Cryptography & Security.  Proceedings of the IEEE 94:entire issue February 2006.
"This special issue provides a broad overview of hot topics and open issues by covering areas that include many different theoretical and technological aspects involved in digital security."--Abstract from publication.

Kenyon, Henry S.  Center Brings Machine Systems to Life:  Researchers Are Developing Smarter Robots, Computer Systems, Software.  Signal 61:39-42 February 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1276323121&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Kenyon, Henry S.  Software Architecture Offers New Possibilities - Technique Permits Software to Interoperate, Share Applications and Integrate Technologies.  Signal 60:67-70 April 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1025466181&sid=4&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lawlor, Maryann.  Wireless to the Nth Degree:  Smart Networks Linking Inexpensive Devices Will Redefine Network-Centric Warfare.  Signal 60:17-18+ July 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1085154581&sid=5&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Nucci, Antonio and Bannerman, Steve.  Controlled Chaos.  IEEE Spectrum 44:43-48 December 2007.
"Network security researchers study information entropy to fight a new breed of superworms."--Abstract from publication.

Talbot, David.  A Technology Surges.  Technology Review 111:70-74 April 2008.
Evaluates the Tactical Ground Reporting System a map-centric application.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31462218&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Technology of Networked Control Systems.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:entire issue January 2007.
"This special issue provides information on current and future research directions in the emerging field of Networked Control Systems."--Abstract from publication.

Turbo-Information Processing:  Algorithms, Implementations & Applications.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:entire issue June 2007.
"This issue describes a variety of concepts and practical solutions for designing and decoding turbo codes, and provides a snapshot of research."--Abstract from publication.

Yang, Lei and others.  RAM for Free.  IEEE Spectrum 45:38-43 August 2008.
"Novel data compression doubles the memory in embedded systems while hardly slowing them down."--Abstract from publication.


Nanotechnology and Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)


Internet Resources

Drexler, K. Eric.  Engines of Creation 2.0:  The Coming Era of Nanotechnology.  February 2007.  646 p.
Available online at:  http://www.wowio.com/users/product.asp?BookId=503
Updated and expanded edition.

Foresight Nanotech Institute
Available online at:  http://www.foresight.org/
Links to Foresight Nanotech Institute Weekly News Digest, books and policy white papers.

Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies:  Enhancing Soldier Survivability
Available online at:  http://web.mit.edu/ISN/
Pursues a long-range vision for how technology can make soldiers less vulnerable to enemy and environmental threats.

Keller, John.  The Nanotechnology Winter.  Military & Aerospace Electronics 15:1-6 December 2004.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=15491162&site=ehost-live
Presents information on microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS).

McHale, John.  Nanotechnology.  Military & Aerospace Electronics 15:20-26 September 2004.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=14493593&site=ehost-live
Discusses the advancements in nanotechnology research and its future industrial applications.

Nanotechnology Delivers Military Power.  Military & Aerospace Electronics 16:34-37 May 2005.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=17005227&site=ehost-live

National Nanotechnology Initiative
Available online at:  http://www.nano.gov/
The National Nanotechnology Initiative is a federal research and development program established to coordinate the multiagency efforts in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology.

Technology at War.  Electronic Design 53:43-52 March 3, 2005.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=16521974&site=ehost-live
Provides information on the latest military weaponry, including artificial muscles and unmanned vehicles.

Thilmany, Jean.  Intelligent Outfits.  Mechanical Engineering 12:126 December 2004.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=760352421&sid=2&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
Discusses a prototype biometric bodysuits that can detect chemical attacks and deliver drugs.

Wang, Jun and Dortmans, Peter J.  A Review of Selected Nanotechnology Topics and Their Potential Military Applications.  Salisbury, Australia, Defence Science and Technology Organisation, 2004.  48 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA423657
"Reviews the underlying scientific concepts, potential enabling technologies and current limitations to the realization of nanotechnology applications."

Internet Resource - Student Research

Air University Research Information Management System.
Available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/rims/home.aspx
Provides access to several Air University student research reports on nanotechnology.  Restricted site.


Books

Altmann, Jurgen.  Military Nanotechnology:  Potential Applications and Preventive Arms Control.  New York, Routledge, 2006.  238 p.
Book call no.:  623.04 A468m

Berube, David M.  Nano-Hype:  The Truth Behind the Nanotechnology Buzz.  Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books, 2006.  521 p.
Indepth assessment of the science and politics of nanoscience and arguments for and against its uses.
Book call no.:  620.5 B552n

Booker, Richard and Boysen, Earl.  Nanotechnology for Dummies.  Hoboken, NJ, Wiley, 2005.  361 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 B724n

Borisenko, V. E. and Ossicini, Stephano.  What Is What in the Nanoworld:  A Handbook on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  1st ed.  Weinheim, Germany, Wiley-VCH, 2004.  335 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 B734w

Drexler, K. Eric. and others.  Unbounding the Future:  The Nanotechnology Revolution.  1st ed.  New York, William Morrow, 1991.  304 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.foresight.org/UTF/Unbound_LBW/index.html
Book call no.:  303.483 D777u

Fritz, Sandy.  Understanding Nanotechnology.  New York, Warner Books, 2002.  149 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 U55

The Future of Technology, edited by Tom Standage.  London, Economist, 2005.  358 p.
"A collection of surveys and articles from the Economist examines how far technology has come and where it is heading; Covers biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, energy technology and robotics."
Book call no.:  658.514 F996

Future Trends in Microelectronics:  The Nano, the Giga, and the Ultra, edited by Serge Luryi and others.  Hoboken, NJ, Wiley, 2004.  408 p.
"Looks at the future of the microelectronics industry as envisioned by today's top experts in the field."--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  621.381 F996

Gaura, Elena and others.  Smart MEMS and Sensor Systems.  London, Imperial College Press, 2006.  539 p.
Book call no.:  621.381 G273s

Hall, J. Storrs.  Nanofuture:  What's Next for Nanotechnology.  Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books, 2005.  333 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 H179n

Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, edited by William A. Goddard.  Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 2003.  1 vol.
Book call no.:  620.5 H236

Karoly, Lynn A. and Panis, Constantijn W. A.  The 21st Century at Work:  Forces Shaping the Future Workforce and Workplace in the United States.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2004.  306 p.
See Chapter 3, The Information Age and Beyond:  The Reach of Technology, pp 79-126.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2004/RAND_MG164.pdf
Book call no.:  305.5620973 K18t

Kurzweil, Ray.  The Singularity Is Near:  When Humans Transcend Biology.  New York, Viking, 2005.  652 p.
"Discusses what life will be like after the "singularity" - an event in which technological change becomes so rapid and so profound that our bodies and brains will merge with our machines."
Book call no.:  153.9 K96s

Lyshevski, Sergey Edward.  Nano- and Micro-Electromechanical Systems:  Fundamentals of Nano- and Microengineering.  2nd ed.  Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 2005.  722 p.
"Introduces the concepts, methods, techniques, and technologies needed to solve a wide variety of problems related to high-performance nano- and microsystems."
Book call no.:  621.381 L993n

Mulhall, Douglas.  Our Molecular Future:  How Nanotechnology, Robotics, Genetics, and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Our World.  Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books, 2002.  392 p.
Book call no.:  303.483 M956o

Nanobiotechnology, edited by Christof M. Niemeyer and Chad A. Mirkin.  1st ed.  Weinheim, Germany, Wiley-VCH, 2004.  2 vols.
Book call no.:  660.6 N186

Nanotechnology, edited by Gregory Timp.  New York, AIP Press, Springer, 1999.  696 p.
"Discusses nanotechnology research in electronics, mechanics, chemistry, magnetics and biology."
Book call no.:  620.5 N1862

National Science and Technology Council.  Committee on Technology.  Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology.  National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan.  Washington, National Science and Technology Council, December 2004.  31 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.nano.gov/NNI%5FStrategic%5FPlan%5F2004.pdf or
http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA464997
Book call no.:  620.5 N277

Poole, Charles P. and Owens, Frank J.  Introduction to Nanotechnology.  Hoboken, NJ, J. Wiley, 2003.  388 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 P822i

Ratner, Daniel and Ratner, Mark A.  Nanotechnology and Homeland Security:  New Weapons for New Wars.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall/PTR, 2004.  145 p.
"Covers the significant opportunity to use nanotechnology to prevent terrorism and other threats to security as well as to mitigate their impact."--Abstract from publication.
Book call no.:  363.35 R236n

Ratner, Mark A. and Ratner, Daniel.  Nanotechnology:  A Gentle Introduction to the Next Big Idea.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Prentice Hall, 2003.  188 p.
"Provides easy-to-understand explanations of key concepts in nanotechnology."
Book call no.:  620.5 R236n

Regis, Edward.  Nano:  The Emerging Science of Nanotechnology:  Remaking the World-Molecule by Molecule.  1st ed.  Boston, Little Brown, 1995.  325 p.
"Introduces visionary engineers and scientists and shows how their work may change the world as we know it."
Book call no.:  620.4 R337m

Rieth, Michael.  Nano-Engineering in Science and Technology:  An Introduction to the World of Nano-Design.  Hackensack, NJ, World Scientific, 2003.  151 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 R563n

Sargent, Ted.  The Dance of Molecules:  How Nanotechnology Is Changing Our Lives.  New York, Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006.  234 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 S245d

Silberglitt, R. S. and others.  The Global Technology Revolution 2020, in-Depth Analyses:  Bio-Nano-Materials-Information Trends, Drivers, Barriers, and Social Implications.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2006.  281 p.
Book call no.:  601.12 G562

Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology, edited by Bharat Bhushan.  2nd rev. & extended ed.  New York, Springer, 2007.  1916 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 S769

United States.  Air Force.  European Office of Aerospace Research and Development.  Future Trends in Microelectronics:  Up the Nano Creek.  Providence, RI, Brown University, 2006.  62 p.
Abstracts for oral and poster presentations presented at the Future Trends in Microelectronics conference.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA455711
Book call no.:  621.381 F948f

United States.  National Research Council.  Committee on Implications of Emerging Micro- and Nanotechnologies.  Implications of Emerging Micro- and Nanotechnologies.  Washington, National Academies Press, 2002.  243 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 I34

Williams, Linda D. and Adams, Wade.  Nanotechnology Demystified.  New York, McGraw-Hill, 2007.  343 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 W724n

Wilson, Michael and others.  Nanotechnology:  Basic Science and Emerging Technologies.  Boca Raton, FL, Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2002.  271 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 N1861

Wolf, E. L.  Nanophysics and Nanotechnology:  An Introduction to Modern Concepts in Nanoscience.  Weinheim, Germany, Wiley-VCH, 2006.  292 p.
Book call no.:  620.5 W853n


Documents - Student Research

Davis, William A.  Nano Air Vehicles:  A Technology Forecast.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  35 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 D2652n

Huntington, Joseph.  Improving Satellite Protection with Nanotechnology.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, 2007.  18 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA474825
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43117-13 H951i

Imwalle, Joseph H.  Placing US Air Force Information Technology Investment Under the "Nanoscope":  A Clear Vision of Nanotechnology's Impact on Computing in 2030.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2007.  178 p.
Also available online at:  https://www.afresearch.org/skins/RIMS/display.aspx?moduleid=be0e99f3-fc56-4ccb-8dfe-670c0822a153&mode=user&action=researchproject&objectid=3e5c1e99-14e5-48aa-a7f0-60fb9157dab2
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 I341p

Jovene, Vincent T.  Next Generation Assembly Fabrication Methods:  A Nanotechnology Trend Forecast.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 2007.  47 p.
Also available online at:  https://research.au.af.mil/papers/ay2007/awc/Jovene.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43117 J86n

Taylor, Russell E.  X-Mavs United:  Swarms of Extremely Small Air Vehicles & the Future of the USAF.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 2007.  116 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43117 T245x


Periodicals

Ackerman, Robert K.  Nanotechnology Consortium Looks Small to Reach Far.  Signal 59:51-54 July 2005.
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Altmann, Jurgen.  Military Uses of Nanotechnology:  Perspectives and Concerns.  Security Dialogue 35:61-79 March 2004.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=13082403&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Carafano, James Jay and Gudgel, Andrew.  Nanotechnology and National Security:  Small Changes, Big Impact.  Backgrounder No. 2071:  September 21, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://www.heritage.org/Research/NationalSecurity/upload/bg_2071.pdf

Castelvecchi, Davide.  Energy in Motion.  Science News 173:120-121 February 23, 2008.
"Scientists have begun to exploit molecular phenomena to create artificial molecular motors."
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Garrison, Robert E. and Scharett, David E.  Nanotubes and Antimatter:  Energy Resupply for the Future Battlefield.  Army Logistician 37:6-9 July-August 2005.
"Discusses the potential for greatly reducing, or even eliminating the energy supply chain."
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Hewish, Mark.  Mems-Based Inertial Measurement for Miniature Munitions.  Jane's International Defense Review 37:16 August 2004.
"Reports on the micro-electromechanical systems technology-based inertial measurement units being developed by New Jersey Microsystems for use in miniature munitions."

In Dust We Trust.  The Economist 371:TQ10-TQ12 June 12, 2004.
"The proponents of sensor networks, a technology more often known as smart dust, believe that tiny devices, embedded in everyday objects or even just sprinkled on the ground, and talking to each other using wireless links, could have a range of military, commercial and even domestic uses."
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Jean, Grace.  Microscopic Machinery:  Moving Nanotechnology Research into Market Remains a Challenge.  National Defense 90:20+ October 2005.
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Jean, Grace.  Nanoscience Promises Better Battlefield Rations.  National Defense 90:21 October 2005.
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Jean, Grace.  Nanotechnology Enabling Advances for War Fighters.  National Defense 90:22 October 2005.
"Researchers are working to advance the individual war-fighter using nanotechnology--from improving the meals he eats and the clothing he wears to enhancing the devices and weapons he uses and the armor in which he fights."
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Jewell, Lorie.  Emerging Technologies Form Futuristic Uniform.  Defense AT&L 34:59-60 March-April 2005.
Reports on a futuristic Army uniform which uses nanotechnology to create the fabric.
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Jewell, Lorie.  Soldiers Glimpse Future Capabilities.  Defense AT&L 34:46-47 March-April 2005.
Reviews a forum entitled "Equipping the Soldier for the 21st Century" held during the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting.  Discusses the use of nanotechnology in the design of solders' uniforms.
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Karn, Barbara and Matthews, H. Scott.  Nano Particles Without Macroproblems:  Quick and Dirty Advice for Keeping Nanotech Clean.  IEEE Spectrum 44:54-58 September 2007.

Kenyon, Henry S.  Nano-Engineering Institute Focuses on the Future.  Signal 62:53-56 December 2007.
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Kenyon, Henry S.  Scientists Seek Practical Results from Nanotechnology:  Interdisciplinary Facility Provides Access to Advanced Equipment, Expertise.  Signal 59:23-25 April 2005.
"The Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories and the Department of Energy oversee the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies whose goal is to provide a multidisciplinary research environment for integrating nanoscience discoveries into practical applications such as microelectronics."
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Kenyon, Henry S.  Tiny Machines Coalesce in the Spotlight:  Photo-Activated Porphyrin Nanotubes Offer Potential Energy, Manufacturing Solutions.  Signal 59:55-57 July 2005.
Discusses the benefits of photo-activated porphyrin nanotubes.
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Lawlor, Maryann.  Laboratory Kicks Research Up a Notch:  Computing Capabilities to Improve the Scientific Scale of Problems Tackled by a Factor of 100.  Signal 59:17-18+ April 2005.
“The Argonne National Laboratory is developing a new center, the Center for Nanoscale Materials.”
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Lawlor, Maryann.  Small Matters.  Signal 59:45-49 July 2005.
“Scientists weigh a growing range of diverse scenarios for nanotechnology.”
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Magnetic Spin Computer Technologies.  Signal 60:8 April 2006.
"Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory are working to move computer disk storage space into the nanoscale range, using nanomagnetism."
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Matthews, William.  Down to the Nanowire:  Supersensitive Material May Help Detect Snipers.  C4ISR 7:34 July 2008.

Matthews, William.  The Potential of Zno Nanotubes:  Today, Sniper Sensors; Tomorrow, Cheap Power?  Defense News 23:56 May 19, 2008.

McKenna, Ted.  Dressed for Success.  Journal of Electronic Defense 28:31-35 February 2005.
"Discusses "Soldier of the Future" programs which strive to balance technology and human needs".  The plan is to "use breakthroughs in areas like nanotechnology to provide clothing that is super light yet bulletproof, or able to change color instantly."
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MIT Soldier Design Contest Results in Innovative Creations.  Jane's International Defense Review 37:27 May 2004.
"Reports on the winners of the Soldier Design Competition initiated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and sponsored by the Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies to demonstrate prototypes of practical non-weapons devices for potential adoption by infantry and other users."

Nitschke, Stefan.  Nanotechnology.  Naval Forces 26:36-40+ 2005.
"Details on the analysis of nanotechnology candidates in the fields of protective and smart materials, sensors, weapons, command and control, communications, and robotics are presented."
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Oppenheimer, Andy.  Boom or Bust?  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 60:12-14 September-October 2004.
Reports on the miniaturization of nuclear weapons.
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Pappalardo, Joe.  Military Ponders Future of Nanotech.  National Defense 89:25 October 2004.
"Discusses the disparity of viewpoints of military researchers on the future of nanotechnology."
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Peck, Michael.  Small Packages.  C4ISR 6:34+ April 2007.
Nanotechnology could drive the future of ISR technology.

Peniston, Bradley.  Better Sensors Through Nanotech:  U.S. Navy Researchers Arrange Atoms to Detect Heat.  Defense News 21:16 January 23, 2006.

Ratner, Daniel and Ratner, Mark. A.  Make Only Small Plans.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 63:53-55 January-February 2007.
"To grow safely, nanotechnology needs time and space."--Abstract from publication.
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Romero, Joshua J.  Carbon Nanotubes Take the Heat Off Chips:  Purdue Scientists Find Flexible Filaments Best.  IEEE Spectrum 44:12-13 December 2007.
"Computer chips use only one percent of their electrical power to process information, they convert the rest to heat; As chips get smaller and faster, they also get hotter, which has engineers looking to carbon nanotubes and other new technologies to keep them cool."--Abstract from publication.

Scharett, David E. and Garrison, Robert E.  Designer Materials:  Changing the Future of Logistics.  Army Logistician 37:24-29 September-October 2005.
"Introduces the extraordinary "designer" materials that RAMP (Revolution in Atoms, Molecules, and Photons) research promises and explores the implications of designer materials for improving equipment readiness and reducing demands on the supply chain and distribution processes."
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Schindall, Joel.  The Charge of the UltraCapacitors:  Nanotechnology Takes Energy Storage Beyond Batteries.  IEEE Spectrum 44:42-46 November 2007.
"Energy storage may be in for a radical change, as nanotechnology-enhanced capacitors begin to catch up to batteries."--Abstract from publication.

The Stealth Threat.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 63:55-58 January-February 2007.
K. Eric Drexler, scientist and author, discusses molecular manufacturing and the development of new types of weapons.
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Stover, Dawn.  Fashion Gets Functional.  Popular Science 271:29 October 2007.
"Scientists at the Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center are experimenting with metal nanoparticles and chlorine coatings in an effort to create protective suits that will provide a barrier against chemical and biological weapons."
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Stuller, Jay.  The Incredible Shrinking Future.  American Legion 160:30-36 March 2006.
Provides information on nanotechnology and the potential of this technology in several fields including military research.

Thomas, Edwin L.  Material Alert.  Technology Review 108:42 December 2005-January 2006.
"MIT's Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies researchers are developing new materials that can sense changes in a soldier's body surface temperature and even tell whether he or she is being targeted by a laser."
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Toensmeier, Pat.  Size Matters.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 164:10, Special Section May 22, 2006.
"Reports on the use of nanotechnology in the defense industry in the United States."
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What to Look For.  Air Force Magazine 89:37 January 2006.
"Focuses on the views and insights of the participants of the Air Force Association's National Symposium regarding the revolutionary technologies that need to be developed for military astronautics."

Yates, John.  Mems:  Micro Systems for Asset Visibility and Monitoring.  Army Logistician 37:38 November-December 2005.
"Discusses micro-electro-mechanical systems, a promising new technology that has the potential to allow logisticians to begin proactively planning and providing focused logistics support to soldiers today."
Also available online at:  http://www.almc.army.mil/alog/issues/NovDec05/pdf/nov_dec_05.pdf


Robotics


Internet Resources

Allen, Leslie J.  In This Race, the Cars Drive Themselves.  Automotive News 82:  November 12, 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=27592574&site=ehost-live
Reports on the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge autonomous vehicle race.

Buzz.  Design News 60:24 April 18, 2005.
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"Presents information an antenna that sends signals to a robot's controller, enabling it to sense its position relative to obstacles."

Marques, Carlos and others.  A Search and Rescue Robot with Tele-operated Tether Docking System.  The Industrial Robot 34:332-338 2007.
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"Describes a robot designed and built to operate in outdoor environments hostile to the human presence, such as debris resulting from the collapse of built structures, and targeted to the tele-operated detection of potential survivors using a set of specific sensors whose information is transmitted to a remote human operator."--Abstract from publication.

Marsupials That Rescue Soldiers.  Machine Design 76:30 August 5, 2004.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=14078205&site=ehost-live
Reports on the Phase II Plus Small Business Innovation Research contract awarded to robotics company Applied Perception Inc. by the Department of Defense.

Robot Would Climb Steep Terrain.  NASA Tech Briefs 31:64 September 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.techbriefs.com/content/view/2309/34/
Discusses STAR, steep terrain access robot, and possible military applications.

Robotics Research Group.  University of Texas at Austin,
Available online at:  http://www.robotics.utexas.edu/rrg/learn_more/history/
"Learn how the terms 'robot' and 'robotics' came about and get a brief introduction to the history of robotics."

Trauma Pods to the Rescue.  Machine Design 77:18 May 19, 2005.
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The Department of Defense has awarded a grant to SRI International to develop a robotic surgical suite that can be transported to the battlefront.


Books

The Future of Technology, edited by Tom Standage.  London, Economist, 2005.  358 p.
"A collection of surveys and articles from the Economist examines how far technology has come and where it is heading; Covers biotechnology, nanotechnology, information technology, energy technology and robotics."
Book call no.:  658.514 F996

Gutkind, Lee.  Almost Human:  Making Robots Think.  1st ed.  New York, W.W. Norton & Co., 2006.  284 p.
Book call no.:  629.892 G984a

Ichbiah, Daniel.  Robots:  From Science Fiction to Technological Revolution.  New York, Harry N. Abrams, 2005.  539 p.
Book call no.:  629.892 I16r

Kurzweil, Ray.  The Singularity Is Near:  When Humans Transcend Biology.  New York, Viking, 2005.  652 p.
"Discusses what life will be like after the "singularity" - an event in which technological change becomes so rapid and so profound that our bodies and brains will merge with our machines."
Book call no.:  153.9 K96s

Levy, David N. L.  Robots Unlimited:  Life in a Virtual Age.  Wellesley, MA, A K Peters, 2006.  450 p.
History of artificial intelligence and predictions about its future.
Book call no.:  629.892 L668r

Mataric, Maja J.  The Robotics Primer.  Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press, 2007.  306 p.
Book call no.:  629.892 M425r

Nocks, Lisa.  The Robot:  The Life Story of a Technology.  Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, 2007.  192 p.
Book call no.:  629.892 N758r

Perkowitz, S.  Digital People:  From Bionic Humans to Androids.  Washington, Joseph Henry Press, 2004.  238 p.
Book call no.:  629.892 P451d


Periodicals

$280 Million Robot Dustup:  Roomba Maker Accuses Military Contract Winner of Stealing Trade Secrets.  IEEE Spectrum 44:10-12 December 2007.
"The maker of the Roomba says stolen trade secrets led to its loss of a huge military contract."--Abstract from publication.

Biever, Celeste.  Robot Army Will Think for Itself.  New Scientist 186:30 May 21, 2005.
"James McLurkin, a postgraduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is trying to design robots that will work together and make collective decisions."
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Carafano, James Jay and Gudgel, Andrew.  The Pentagon's Robots:  Arming the Future.  Backgrounder No. 2093:1-6 December 19, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://www.heritage.org/Research/NationalSecurity/upload/bg_2093.pdf

Cars Get Street Smart.  IEEE Spectrum 44:16+ October 2007.
Compares the technology used to win the DARPA Urban Challenge, a competition to design the best autonomous vehicle, with the technology needed for passenger cars of the future.

Cherry, Steven.  Robots, Incorporated:  Microsoft's Best and Brightest Are Quietly Trying to Bring Robotics into the Mainstream.  IEEE Spectrum 44:24-29 August 2007.
Discusses Microsoft's new robotics group.

Coburn, James.  Robots Display Force Protection Prowess.  Airman 47:9 November 2003.
Reports on the demonstration of the latest in robotics and sensor technology at Lackland Air Force Base.
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Cofield, Calla.  Beach Bots.  Discover 29:10 July 2008.
"Sandbot is a six-legged robot with curved, C-shaped limbs instead of wheels which is currently being used in civilian search and rescue missions."
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DeBenedetti, Christian.  Warships of Tomorrow.  Popular Science 272:38-40 March 2008.
"Sleek designs, robotic aircraft and next-generation weapons will make the ships of the future the most formidable ever."--Abstract from publication.
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Freedberg, Sydney J.  The Robots Go Rolling Along.  National Journal 36:562-563 February 21, 2004.
The Department of Defense plans to use robots and remote-controlled machines on the battlefield.
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Guizzo, Erico.  Three Engineers, Hundreds of Robots, One Warehouse.  IEEE Spectrum 45:26-33 July 2008.
"Kiva Systems wants to revolutionize distribution centers by setting swarms of robots loose on the inventory."

Herman, Mark and Fritzson, Art.  War Machines (Military Robots).  C4ISR 7:44-46+ June 2008.

Jean, Grace.  Robot Controllers Free Operators to Handle Weapons.  National Defense 92:46-47 October 2007.
"AnthroTronix Inc. has developed several human-machine interface technologies that are designed for use by dismounted troops in battlefield conditions."--Abstract from Web site.
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Kenyon, Henry S.  Tiny Machine Packs Big Punch:  Scot Bot Carries Sensors, Weapons into Harm's Way.  Signal 62:59-60 March 2008.
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Kucera, Joshua and Sirak, Michael.  Bomb-Clearing Robots to Enter Full-Rate Production.  Jane's Defence Weekly 42:9 July 13, 2005.
The Department of Defense has authorized bomb-clearing robots for production.

Lubold, Gordon.  Robotic Vehicles Give Glimpse Into the Future of Convoy Ops.  Air Force Times 66:22 December 19, 2005.

MacNeill, John.  Stop, Drop, and Roll.  Popular Science 272:74-75 April 2008.
Describes a firefighting robot.
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Mone, Gregory.  Man of Steel.  Popular Science 272:44-54+ May 2008.
“Discusses exoskeletons which give the user the ability to lift 200 pounds repeatedly with minimal strain.”
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Mone, Gregory.  Robot Connector.  Popular Science 271:78 November 2007.
"Discusses brain-machine interfaces, the experimental effort to control external devices through brain signals."
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Multirobot Systems.  Proceedings of the IEEE 94:entire issue:  July 2006.
This issue offers thirteen articles by various authors on multirobot systems.  "Multirobot systems are now a large well-established area of research that has reached a high level of maturity."--Abstract from publication.

Nothing to Lose but Their Chains.  The Economist 387:90-92 June 21, 2008.
“Presents an exploration into the technological development of robots in the early 21st century.”
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Purdy, Ellen M.  The Increasing Role of Robots in National Security.  Defense AT&L 37:26-29 May-June 2008.

Read, Brock.  Robots Left in the Dust in Race Across the Mojave Desert.  Chronicle of Higher Education 50:A32 March 26, 2004.
"Reports on the Grand Challenge, a robotic race from Los Angeles to Las Vegas sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency."
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Robot Cars:  A Challenge, eh?  The Economist 385:95 November 3, 2007.
Discusses the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's grand prix and autonomous vehicle technology.
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The Singularity.  IEEE Spectrum 45:34-82 June 2008.
Nine articles on the singularity, "an event in which technological change becomes so rapid and so profound that our bodies and brains will merge with our machines".

Talbot, David.  The Ascent of the Robotic Attack Jet.  Technology Review 108:56-60 March 2005.
"Reports on the first working models of networked autonomous attack jets, which the Department of Defense would like to start building by 2010."
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Tiny, Careful Cuts.  The Economist 387:91 June 21, 2008.
Robots perform delicate medical procedures.
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Wood, Robert.  Fly, Robot Fly.  IEEE Spectrum 45:25-29 March 2008.
"Whether as rescue robot or flying spy, this micro-aerial vehicle could change how we look at the common housefly."--Abstract from publication.


Space Technology


Internet Resources

Abbot, Richard I. and Wallace, Timothy P.  Decision Support in Space Situational Awareness.  Lincoln Laboratory Journal 16:297-335 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.ll.mit.edu/publications/journal/pdf/vol16_no2/16_2_05Abbot.pdf
"Describes algorithms and systems developed by Lincoln Laboratory to provide commercial and military analysts with better space situational awareness and decision support as they address problems in the space arena."

Chisolm, Patrick.  Micro-Eyes in Space.  Military Geospatial Technology July 2006.
Available online at:  http://www.military-geospatial-technology.com/article.cfm?DocID=1547
"Development is underway for miniature satellites that will enable a more responsive, efficient satellite fleet."

Defense Science Board Task Force on the Future of the Global Positioning System.  October 2005.
Available online at:  http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/2005-10-GPS_Report_Final.pdf
"Six recommendations for ensuring GPS retains its military and commercial advantage."

Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle
Available online at:  http://www.afspc.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=3643
Fact sheet.

Hawkins, Terry.  Space:  Military Aspects.  December 2000.  (Special Bibliography No. 294, Supplement No. 6).
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/milspace.htm

Keller, John.  Navigation and Guidance Meets Sensor Fusion.  Military & Aerospace Electronics 19:20+ May 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32431442&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv
"Discusses the significance of combining global positioning systems (GPS) and inertial measurement unit (IMU) on navigation systems in the United States."

Missile Defense Agency.  Space Tracking and Surveillance System
Available online at:  http://www.mda.mil/mdalink/pdf/stss06.pdf
Fact sheet.

Modernized GPS Satellite Begins Operations.  Microwave Journal 51:131-132 May 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32462125&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Myrabo, Leik N.  Microwave Power Beaming Infrastructure for Manned Lightcraft Operations.  830:651-662 AIP Conference Proceedings.  May 2, 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20707362&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Northrop Grumman Delivers Payload Module for First Advanced EHF Satellite.  C4I News February 15, 2007.
Available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1216807021&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Northrop Grumman has delivered the payload module for the Air Force's first Advanced Extremely High Frequency military communications satellite ahead of schedule."

Rollins, Stephanie H.  Space-Based Weapons.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Library, August 2003.
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/spaceb/space.htm
Bibliography of resources on the topic of space-based weapons.

Senne, Kenneth D. and Condon, Gary R.  Integrated Sensing and Decision Support.  Lincoln Laboratory Journal 16:237-243 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.ll.mit.edu/publications/journal/pdf/vol16_no2/16_2_01Condon.pdf
"Lincoln Laboratory has launched a multidisciplinary research initiative in integrated sensing and decision support (ISDS) with the goal of improving decision performance across a variety of military and civil applications by augmenting advanced sensors with novel information exploitation and management techniques."

Sharma, Jayant and others.  Toward Operational Space-Based Space Surveillance  13:309-334 2002.
Available online at:  http://www.ll.mit.edu/publications/journal/pdf/vol13_no2/13_2spacesurveillance.pdf

Simpson, Diana.  Space.  June 2006.  (Special Bibliography No. 329).
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/space06.htm

Simpson, Diana.  Space.  February 2008.  (Special Bibliography No. 329, Supplement No. 1).
Available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/space08.htm

Space Radar
Available online at:  http://www.losangeles.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=5308
Fact sheet.

Transformational Satellite Communications System (TSAT)
Available online at:  http://www.losangeles.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=5332
Fact sheet.

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  Advanced Extremely High Frequency System
Available online at:  http://www.afspc.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=7758
Fact sheet

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
Available online at:  http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=94
Fact sheet.

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  Delta II Launch Vehicle
Available online at:  http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=97
Fact sheet.

United States.  Department of the Air Force.  Global Positioning System
Available online at:  http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet_print.asp?fsID=119&page=1
Fact sheet.

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites: Restructuring Is under Way, but Challenges and Risks Remain.  Washington, GAO, June 2007.  (GAO-07-910T).
Available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07910t.pdf
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, House Committee on Science and Technology.

United States. Government Accountability Office.  Space Acquisitions.  Washington, GAO, April 2008.  16 p.  (GAO-08-516).
Available online at: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08516.pdf
Report to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate.

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Space Based Infrared System High Program and Its Alternative.  Washington, GAO, September 2007.  39 p.
Available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d071088r.pdf

Williams, Trevor W.  Nanosatellite Demonstration of Multi-Functional Space Systems.  Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati, Department of Aerospace Engineering, March 31, 2007.  33 p.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA475277


Books

Angelo, Joseph A.  Satellites.  New York, Facts on File, 2006.  320 p.
"Examines the evolution of the Earth-orbiting spacecraft; Describes historic events, scientific principles, and technical breakthroughs."
Book call no.:  629.46 A584s

Beidleman, Scott W.  GPS Versus Galileo: Balancing for Position in Space.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 2006.  80 p.  (CADRE Paper, 23)
Also available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/aupress/CADRE_Papers/PDF_Bin/Beidleman.pdf
Book call no.:  623.893 B422g

Bekey, Ivan.  Advanced Space System Concepts and Technologies:  2010-2030+.  El Segundo, CA, Aerospace Press, 2003.  293 p.
Book call no.:  629.4 B424a

Burrows, William E.  The Survival Imperative:  Using Space to Protect Earth.  1st Forge ed.  New York, Forge Books, 2006.  317 p.
Book call no.:  358.8 B972s

Hunley, J. D.  Preludes to U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology:  Goddard Rockets to Minuteman III.  Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida, 2008.  468 p.
Book call no.:  629.470973 H937p

Hunley, J. D.  U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology:  Viking to Space Shuttle.  Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida, 2008.  453 p.
Book call no.:  629.470973 H937u

Jane's Space Systems and Industry.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2007.  487 p.
See Communications/Spacecraft, pp 181-239; Defence/Spacecraft, pp 241-246; and Earth Imaging/Spacecraft, pp 247-286.
Book call no.:  R 629.405 J331

Lacomme, Philippe.  Air and Spaceborne Radar Systems:  An Introduction.  Norwich, NY, William Andrew, 2001.  504 p.
Book call no.:  621.3848 A298

Lewis, Rosalind and others.  Building a Multinational Global Navigation Satellite System:  An Initial Look.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2005.  103 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2005/RAND_MG284.pdf
Book call no.:  623.893 B932

Mattock, Michael G.  The Dynamics of Growth in Worldwide Satellite Communications Capacity.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2002.  27 p.
"The Department of Defense does not own all the satellite communications capacity it needs worldwide and must purchase capacity from commercial vendors; Understanding what contributes to growth in satellite communications capacity and predicting that growth would be useful to planners in their decisions to lease or buy capacity."
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1613/MR1613.pdf
Book call no.:  384.51 M444d

Transformational Satellite (TSAT) Communications Systems.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, July 2007.  26 p.  (Wright Flyer Paper, No. 27)
Also available online at:  http://aupress.maxwell.af.mil/Wright_Flyers/Text/wf27.pdf
Book call no.:  355.85 M125r

Olla, Phillip.  Commerce in Space:  Infrastructures, Technologies, and Applications, edited by Phillip Olla.  Hershey, PA, Information Science Reference, 2008.  376 p.
"Explains the role of earth observation satellite initiatives to meet information needs; Details the importance of the space infrastructure to deliver IT capabilities such as mobile broadband Internet and mobile communication connectivity."
Book call no.:  384.51 C734

Palter, D. C.  Satellites and the Internet:  Challenges and Solutions.  1st ed.  Sonoma, CA, SatNews Publishers, 2003.  228 p.
Book call no.:  004.62 P183s

Preston, Bob.  Space Weapons:  Earth Wars.  Santa Monica, CA , RAND, 2002.  201 p.
See Appendix A, Space Based Directed Energy Weapons.  When using the online version scroll down to Contents and select the PDF for Appendix A.
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1209/
Book call no.:  358.80973 S7323

Rip, Michael Russell and Hasik, James M.  The Precision Revolution:  GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare.  Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, 2002.  552 p.
Book call no.:  358.418 R588p

Satellite Communications in the 21st Century:  Trends and Technologies, edited by Takashi Iida and others.  Reston, VA, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2003.  220 p.
Book call no.:  384.51 S253

Sills, Larry G.  Space-Based Global Strike:  Understanding Strategic and Military Implications.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, 2001.  36 p.  (Occasional Paper, No. 24)
"Examines the concept of prompt space-based global strikes."
Book call no.:  358.840973 S584s

Snyder, Don.  Sustaining Air Force Space Systems:  A Model for the Global Positioning System.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2007.  47 p.
"Outlines criteria for analyzing how sustainment investments affect the operational performance of space systems, focusing on the Global Positioning System; Offers a framework for such analyses and recommends steps to implement that framework."
Also available online at:  http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/2007/RAND_MG525.pdf
Book call no.:  358.88 S964

Steede-Terry, Karen.  Integrating GIS and the Global Positioning System.  Redlands, CA, ESRI Press, 2000.  95 p.
Book call no.:  910.285 S813i

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Armed Services.  Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.  Space Acquisition Policies and Processes.  Washington, GPO, 2004.  74 p.
Hearing before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces of the Committee on Armed Services.
Book call no.:  358.86 U58s

United States.  Congressional Budget Office.  Alternatives for Military Space Radar, by Joseph A. Post and Michael J. Bennett.  Washington, CBO, 2007.  65 p.  (CBO study.)
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS77544
Book call no.:  358.80973 P857a

United States.  National Research Council.  Committee on Air Force and Department of Defense Aerospace Propulsion Needs.  A Review of United States Air Force and Department of Defense Aerospace Propulsion Needs.  Washington, The National Academies Press, 2006.  66 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11780.html
Book call no.:  629.475 R454


Documents

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  Military Space Programs:  Issues Concerning DoD's SBIRs and STSS Programs, by Marcia S. Smith.  Washington, CRS, 2006.  (CRS report for Congress, RS21148)
Also available online at:  http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RS21148.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.SER-RS21148

Library of Congress.  Congressional Research Service.  U.S. Military Space Programs:  An Overview of Appropriations and Current Issues, by Patricia Moloney Figliola.  Washington, CRS, 2006.  6 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/space/RL33601.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no.06-RL33601

New World Vistas:  Air and Space Power for the 21st Century, Space Technology.  Washington, USAF Scientific Advisory Board, January 1, 1995.  125 p.
"An investment strategy for the Air Force in space technology for the next 20 years."  Offers historical background.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA309600
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39461-229L

United States.  Defense Science Board.  Task Force on Contributions of Spaced Based Radar to Missile Defense.  Defense Science Board Task Force on Contributions of Space Based Radar to Missile Defense.  Washington, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, 2004.  22 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/2004-06-spacebasedradar.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 40607-179

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Armed Services.  Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.  Defense Acquisitions:  Despite Restructuring, SBIRS High Program Remains at Risk of Cost and Schedule Overruns.  Washington, GAO, 2003.  32 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d0448.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.04-48

United States.  Government Accountability Office.  Defense Acquisitions:  Space-Based Radar Effort Needs Additional Knowledge Before Starting Development.  Washington, GAO, 2004.  37 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d04759.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.04-759

DoD Is Making Progress in Adopting Best Practices for the Transformational Satellite Communications System and Space Radar but Still Faces Challenges.  Washington, GAO, August 2, 2007.  62 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d071029r.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no.07-1029R

Space Acquisitions:  DoD Needs a Departmentwide Strategy for Pursuing Low-Cost, Responsive Tactical Space Capabilities.  Washington, GAO, March 2006.  24 p.
Examines the outcome of DoD's TacSat and small, low-cost launch vehicle efforts.
Also available online at:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06449.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 41026-173 no. 06-449

Documents - Student Research

Aydin, Ahmet Tarik.  Orbit Selection and EKV Guidance for Space-Based ICBM Intercept.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2005.  118 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA439839
Doc. call. no.:  M-U 42525 A9753o

Bell, Aaron J.  Analysis of GPS Satellite Allocation for the United States Nuclear Detonation Detection System (USNDS).  Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2002.  70 P.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA401805
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39567-5 B433a

Constantine, Roftiel.  GPS & Galileo:  Friendly Foes?  Maxwell, AFB, AL, Air University, 2007.  66 p.
"Areas of exploration include a brief history of satellite navigation and the Global Positioning System program, followed by an in-depth overview of the Galileo system, highlighting its multifaceted justification, expected economic benefits and revenue streams, and its four-year frequency battle with the Global Positioning System."
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA476927
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42252-91 C758g

Lawrence, Timothy J.  Building a Cadre of Space Professionals with Responsive Lift.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2003.  39 p.
"Describes on-going small satellite programs, showing their capabilities; and discusses current launch vehicle options."
Also available online at:  https://research.maxwell.af.mil/papers/ay2003/acsc/03-1772.pdf
Doc. call no.:  M-U 43122 L423b


Periodicals

Bin, Li.  Tracking Chinese Strategic Mobile Missiles.  Science and Global Security 15:1-30 January 2007.
"Analyzes the maneuverability, capabilities, and survivability of Chinese DF-31 mobile missiles and the ability of a proposed U.S. Space Radar system to persistently track them."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eoah&AN=11907907&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Brinton, Turner.  Decision on Extra Fuel Means Longer Life for WGS Satellite.  Space News 19:5 February 4, 2008.

Butler, Amy.  Anti-Asat.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 168:28-29 March 17, 2008.
"The Air Force plans to field the first system designed to help counter anti-satellite missiles and other threats, a goal which has become more urgent since China's satellite shootdown in 2007."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31683947&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Butler, Amy.  Fast and Secure.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 168:52-54 April 7, 2008.
"Reports that engineers at Lockheed Martin are preparing the first new-generation anti-jam military communications satellite for launch early in 2009.  The initial Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite will mark a dramatic change in the capacity of secure communications available to Department of Defense users between 65 degree North and 65 degree South latitudes."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31891573&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Butler, Amy.  On Watch in Space.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 168:32-33 April 14, 2008.
"Offers information about the Space-Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) Block 10 satellite of the U.S. Air Force."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31957318&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Butler, Amy.  Space Gap.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 168:29-30 June 16, 2008.
"Focuses on the gap in the ability of the Defense Department to collect intelligence on spacecraft due to the loss of the Space-Based Visible (SBV) sensor flying on the MSX-10 of the Missile Defense Agency."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33015180&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Canan, James W.  Timing in Battle:  The T-Sat Edge.  Aerospace America 44:39-43 January 2006.
"Transformational satellite communications system promises revolutionary new speed and power for tomorrow's quick-strike, fast-reaction warfare."--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=975901181&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Clark, Colin.  Industry, Pentagon Eye Operating Guidelines.  Space News 19:5 March 10, 2008.
"The commercial satellite industry and space officials in the Pentagon are moving on separate but parallel tracks to institute guidelines designed to bring more transparency and predictability to on-orbit operations."--Abstract from publication.

DiMascio, Jen.  ORS Office to Assess Military Utility of TacSat.  Defense Daily 235:7 August 9, 2007.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=26484851&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Galileo's GIOVE-B Broadcasting New MBOC Signal.  GPS World 9:13 June 2008.
"Reports on the second Galileo satellite, GIOVE-B, which began transmitting navigation data on May 7, 2008."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32649690&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Grigoryev, V. A. and Khvorov, I. A.  Military Satellite Communications Systems:  Current State and Development Prospects.  Military Thought 16:149 2007.
"The latest developments in military satellite technology are discussed."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1445810881&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hitchens, Theresa.  Space Wars.  Scientific American 298:78-85 March 2008.
"Discusses the possible placement of weapons into the Earth's orbit and the implications that a spatial arms race would have on the international community and the planet itself."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31334623&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Iannotta, Ben.  Space Protection.  C4ISR Journal 7:18-21 June 2008.
"Congress has instructed the Department of Defense to define the defensive measures that a U.S. administration might have to take to protect U.S. satellites."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=32577561&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Iannotta, Ben.  Space Radar.  C4ISR Journal 6:16-18 April 2007.
"Discusses the U.S. bureaucratic struggle to gain control of the U.S. Space Radar satellite program."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=24822493&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Iannotta, Ben.  SUMO Wrestles Satellites into New Orbits.  Aerospace America 44:26 February 2006.
"The Spacecraft for the Universal Modification of Orbits (SUMO) is a proposed unmanned orbital tow truck that would use robotic arms and mechanical hands to grab commercial or military satellites and move them to new orbits without damaging them."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=991935141&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Jackson, Thomas A.  Power for a Space Plane.  Scientific American 295:56-63 August 2006.
"Discusses the development of an aircraft which can leave and enter the Earth's atmosphere without the aid of rocket propulsion "Scramjets" are designed to scoop oxygen from the atmosphere as they ascend."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21506605&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kelly, John.  Warfighter, Awareness.  GPS World 18:30-35 August 2007.
"Discusses the Defense Advanced Global Positioning System Receiver (DAGR).  A software-only upgrade to the DAGR handheld creates real-time position, waypoint, and message exchange and display capability using fielded, secure, tactical radios for situational awareness, friend-or-foe identification, and search and rescue."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=26096960&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lewis, George N. and Postol, Theodore A.  A Specific Scenario.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:36 May/June 2008.
"Analyzes whether the Europe-based missile defense components of the United States can detect a warhead if Iran launches an intercontinental ballistic missile."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1485210841&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Litovkin, Dmitry.  GLONASS Is Not for Us.  The Current Digest of the Post - Soviet Press 60:12 February 12, 2008.
"Discusses the GLONASS program for developing a Russian equivalent of America's GPS satellite navigation system.  The system does not meet modern requirements, the signal is not accessible everywhere in Russia, and individual receivers cannot be purchased in retail stores."

Magnuson, Stew.  Space on Demand.  National Defense 91:45-47 July 2007.
"Presents information on the Roadrunner satellite, also known as TacSat-2.  The satellite is the forerunner of an Air Force initiative known as operationally responsive space."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=27248907&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Magnuson, Stew.  'Virtual Satellites'.  National Defense 92:20-21 October 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1367884211&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Providing Dominant Space and Missile Defence Capabilities.  Military Technology 32:30-33 August 2008.
"An interview with Lieutenant General Kevin T. Campbell of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ASTRAT) is presented.  Campbell offers an outline of the USASMDC, including its key role and visions."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34060148&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Read, Catherine M.  Space in Naval Operations:  Transforming Sea Power 21.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 134:81-83 March 2008.
"Presents information on using satellites to achieve warfighting objectives by the U.S. Navy."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31405257&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Shinkarev, Vladimir I.  Development of Modern Satellite Communications System.  Military Thought 17:95 2008.
"Satellite communications have widespread applications to the command and control system of the Russian military.  The history of the Russian satellite program is discussed."
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1510005931&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Singer, Jeremy.  Infrared Satellite Imagery Could Be Boon to U.S. Tactical Forces.  Space News 19:10 July 7, 2008.
"The military has conducted recent exercises that show that troops can receive infrared data much faster than other types of satellite imagery."

Singer, Jeremy.  Responsive Space.  Air Force Magazine 89:48-52 March 2006.
"By 2010, Space Command hopes to be able to swiftly prepare and launch a small satellite that will survive only long enough to meet the intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance (ISR) needs of the immediate mission.  This is the Air Force's vision for what it calls Responsive Space."
Also available online at:  http://www.airforce-magazine.com/MagazineArchive/Pages/2006/March%202006/0306space.aspx

Space Security.  Military Technology 32:26-29 August 2008.
"Stresses the increasing dependence on satellites and highlights its six main terrestrial applications, including telecommunications and broadcasting and military operations.  Also examines the four areas of vulnerabilities in satellite networks, such as launch and control sites and communication links, which raise concerns on the security of systems."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34060147&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Technical Advances in Deep Space Communications & Tracking:  Part 1.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:entire issue October 2007.
"Part 1 of a two-part issue examining NASA's ground technology assets with an emphasis on future applications, as well as other NASA and ESA space technologies; Concludes with a look at optical communications in space."--Abstract from publication.

Technical Advances in Deep Space Communications & Tracking:  Part 2.  Proceedings of the IEEE 95:entire issue November 2007.
"This is the second part of a special issue on the Technical Advances in Deep-Space Communications and Tracking.  Focuses on four primary areas of coverage:  the European Space Agency's Deep Space Ground Technologies, Channel Coding, Atmospheric Effects Mitigation, and Deep Space Tracking."--Abstract from publication.

Tomme, Edward B.  The Myth of the Tactical Satellite.  Air & Space Power Journal 20:89-100 Summer 2006.
Also available online at:  http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/apj/apj06/sum06/tomme.html

Vandenberg East.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 165:18 August 14, 2006.
"Reports that Air Force space planners have chosen the National Aerospace and Space Administration Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to launch the TacSat 2 satellite mission for the Air Force Research Laboratory."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22070912&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Wall, Robert.  Aiming High.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 169:32 August 11, 2008.
"Reports on the plans of OHB Technology for its long-term space surveillance, broadcast satellite and launcher activities."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34164113&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Warwick, Graham.  Rethinking Space.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 169:70-71 August 18, 2008.
"Reports on the plan of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop technology for quicker, cheaper launches of smaller satellites that can cooperate in orbit."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34235608&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Weinberger, Sharon.  No Place to Hide.  Discover 29:30-37 August 2008.
"Satellite imagery delivered by Google and other services means anyone can be a "spy," but is the Pentagon ready for the era of radical transparency?"--Abstract from publication.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33066329&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Technology Periodical Titles at MSFRIC


Aviation Week & Space Technology
Weekly trade publication covering aeronautics, space sciences and technology.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=AVW&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Bimonthly publication covering general science.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=BAS&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Discover
Monthly publication covering aeronautics and space science.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=DIC&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

IEEE Spectrum
"Explores future technology trends and the impact of those trends on society and business; Published monthly by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc."

Oil & Gas Journal
Weekly publication about the petroleum industry; Center has online edition beginning January 7, 1991.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?RQT=318&TS=1218144984&clientId=417&VType=PQD&VName=PQD&VInst=PROD&PMID=29190&Tab=1

Physics Today
Peer reviewed magazine published monthly by the American Institute of Physics.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=PHY&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Proceedings of the IEEE
Published monthly by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.; Topics include all aspects of electrical and computer engineering and science.

R & D
Technologies and strategies that enable research and development; Includes a Materials Science/Nanotechnology section; Center has online edition beginning January 1, 1994.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&jid=REO&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Science News
Weekly publication covering aeronautics, space science and general science.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=SCN&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Technology Review
"Identifies emerging technologies and analyzes their impact."
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&jid=5PP&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


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