Reeds Vol 14: Stealth Warship Technology (Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series)

Reeds Vol 14: Stealth Warship Technology (Reeds Marine Engineering and Technology Series)

By: Christopher Lavers (author)Paperback

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Description

First book to give an insight into a growing area of interest - stealth warship technology - which is crucial for future developments in warship construction. It demonstrates the importance of materials used in warship construction and how this influences all of a naval platform's design parameters. Stealth technology is now considered a critical component within warship design, with interest in the concept of stealth increasing around the globe as naval forces adapt to new challenges. Many new developing nations are now implementing their first generation of stealth technology military hardware. This exciting book explores the full extent of threats to warships and thus the transformational change in naval architecture to incorporate these modern stealth technologies. Discussing the history of stealth technology, with references to well-known aircraft, ships and events in military history, the book also provides readers with a unique opportunity to develop an understanding of the specialist skills required in this naval sector. This is an essential read for anyone interested in stealth design and the issues involved in this evolving technology.

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About Author

Christopher Lavers is the Subject Matter Expert in Radar and Telecommunications and Senior Lecturer in Remote Sensing at Britannia Royal Naval College, Plymouth University, UK.

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/10/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781408175255
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9781408175255
  • weight: 430
  • ISBN10: 1408175258

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