Schiffer Publishing

The Flying Wings of Jack Northrop. A phto chronicle

This new book is an in-depth study covering John K. ""Jack"" Northrop's quest for a clean flying machine. Covered are: Northrop's initial N-1M project, the N-9M, XP-56, through the B-35 project, B-49 project, and the huge bombers planned only on the drawing board.Included are over 300 black and (...)
Categoría: Militares

USS Iowa (BB-61): The Story of "The Big Stick" from 1940 to the Present

The USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship in the United States Navy's last, and most battle-worthy, battleship class, which also included the New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Missouri. This volume explores Iowa's design, construction, launching, and commissioning, as well as its extensive wartime activities (...)
Categoría: Libros

Tupolev Tu-16: Versatile Cold War Bomber

Developed to meet a Soviet Ministry of Defense requirement for a fast bomber that would counter the threat posed by NATO, the Tu-16 was a ground-breaking project. It was the first Soviet medium bomber to feature swept wings, and it was built around a pair of turbojets that were the world’s most (...)
Categoría: Militares
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