Lockheed Martin Miniature Hit-to-Kill Missile Demonstrates Increased Agility and Affordability

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) missile successfully conducted a controlled flight test to demonstrate the interceptor’s increased agility, and to validate the performance of its airframe and electronics — now common between MHTK’s two configurations to drive affordability.

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Images of War, German Armour Lost on the Eastern Front, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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This addition to the very popular Images of War series provides images of German tanks killed on the Eastern Front. The huge area of the Eastern Front made ideal country for massive tank battles and loses were equally enormous – Very Highly Recommended.


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Lockheed Martin Receives $459 Million THAAD Interceptor Contract

DALLAS, Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $459 million contract modification for production and delivery of interceptors for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system. The modification brings the total contract value to $1.28 billion with funding provided in 2017 and 2018. The new interceptors support U.S. Army THAAD units and growing operational requirements.

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Cold War, Dien Bien Phu, The First Indochina War, 1946-1954

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The publisher is achieving great success with this fascinating Cold War series and this volume covers the first Vietnam War lost by the French. The French lost a war they need not have lost and the US failed to learn the lessons – Very Highly Recommended.


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Cold War, The Cuban Missile Crisis, Thirteen Days on an Atomic Knife Edge, October 1962

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The publisher is achieving great success with this fascinating Cold War series and this volume covers the critical period of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The Soviets greatly underestimated the resolve of the US and its allies, consequently suffering a humiliating if bloodless defeat – Very Highly Recommended.


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The Great War Illustrated, The Home Front. Seeing It Through: Arras and Passchendale

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The publisher has produced a very large number of ‘centenary books’ to mark the hundred years since the Great War, with this series being an important and popular contribution. Within the series this new book is a worthy addition. The First World War was really the third global conflict, but the first to introduce total industrial carnage – Very Highly Recommended.


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Images of War, The Royal Army Medical Corps in the Great War, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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Yet another excellent addition to a very popular series that presents outstanding images of war. Unfairly dubbed ‘Rob All My Comrades’ by soldiers in the trenches, the RAMC introduced a very professional field medical service that saved huge numbers of lives from battle injuries and epidemics during WWI – Very Highly Recommended.


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Allenby’s Gunners, Artillery in the Sinai & Palestine Campaign’s 1916-1918

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This Australian perspective has been well-researched and provides a view of highly successful desert campaigns during WWI. Descriptive text is supported by interesting and rare images through the body of the book – Most Highly Recommended.


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Combat Over the Trenches, Oswald Watt, Aviation Pioneer

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Oswald Watts was a true pioneer of aviation and attracted much coverage during his life and after. Not all of this coverage was accurate and a number of myths and misconceptions have appeared. The author has done a very good job of objectively recounting the life and career of Oswald Watts and his text is supported by many well-chosen images through the body of the book – Most Highly Recommended.


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