Download e-book for iPad: Armored Cav: A Guided Tour of an Armored Cavalry Regiment by Tom Clancy

By Tom Clancy

ISBN-10: 1101002263

ISBN-13: 9781101002261

A great, clean 2011 retail ePub of 1 of Tom Clancy's nonfiction books.

A penetrating glance within an armored cavalry regiment—the expertise, the thoughts, and the people...profiled by means of Tom Clancy.

His first non-fiction booklet, Submarine, captured the truth of lifestyles aboard a nuclear warship. Now, the number one bestselling writer of Clear and current Danger and Without Remorse portrays today's army as purely military body of workers can be aware of it.

With an identical compelling, you-are-there immediacy of his acclaimed fiction, Tom Clancy presents distinct descriptions of tanks, helicopters, artillery, and more—the magnificent know-how in the back of the U. S. military. He captures army life—from the drama of strive against to the day-by-day routine—with overall accuracy, and divulges the jobs and missions that experience lately individual our struggling with forces.

Armored Cav includes:

  • Descriptions of the M1A2 major conflict Tank, the AH-64A Apache assault Helicopter, and more
  • An interview with common Frederick Franks
  • Strategies at the back of the desolate tract typhoon account
  • Exclusive photo, illustrations and diagrams
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    A dominant factor is the sea state under which operations can be undertaken; ship length is important, as pitch motion is often a limiting factor [4]. Delivering fuel in SS7 and stores in SS6 will require a ship of at least 200m whereas ships of 170m or 150m will be at a Sea State or two less due to ship motion. Features most associated with naval vessels such as shock tolerance are not generally demanded but the replenishment ship’s radiated noise could well become an issue during the replenishment activity.

    Operability limiting requirements for RAS-operation used in the study were taken from NATO STANAG 4154 [1]. Operability for the North Sea (annual) and North Atlantic (in winter) are calculated based on these limiting requirements. Short-term statistics for a significant wave height of 6 meters (top of SS6) and a wave period range representative for the sea areas mentioned above are also calculated. Only short crested seas were evaluated. The effects of two roll-damping systems were assessed: these were a passive stabilizer tank on the forecastle deck and one pair of fin stabilizers.

    2007: The Royal Institution of Naval Architects The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Sirius provides a recent example of such a project. [5]. An underway replenishment capability was achieved by adapting the double-hulled commercial products tanker, MV Delos. 22m. After undergoing modifications ($63m) for underway replenishment, improved accommodation and sewage treatment plant upgrade, command and control facilities, the installation of a solids cargo container deck, and having a flight deck fitted, she was renamed HMAS Sirius and delivered in September 2006.

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