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THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE REPORT ON THE BALLISTIC MISSILE:  ITS TECHNOLOGY, LOGISTICS AND STRATEGY., Gantz, Kenneth, Lt. Col., editor.  Preface by General Thomas D. White.  Introduction by Major General Bernard A. Schriever.

Author Name    Gantz, Kenneth, Lt. Col., editor. Preface by General Thomas D. White. Introduction by Major General Bernard A. Schriever.

Title   THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE REPORT ON THE BALLISTIC MISSILE: ITS TECHNOLOGY, LOGISTICS AND STRATEGY.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good+

Publisher   Garden City, New York Doubleday 1958

Seller ID   28786

338 pp, 8 1/2" H. Blue cloth with silver lettering on spine and front board. B&w photographs, drawings, map. Contents: Editor's Introduction; List of Illustrations; Chronology of Major Events in the Develop-ment of Air Force Ballistic Missiles; Preface: Missiles and the Race Toward Space; Introduction: The USAF BM Program; Air Force Missile Experience; Missiles in Perspective; Command and Control of BMs; Organizing and Manning BM Units; The BM and Operational Capability; Missilemen - Present and Future; The BM Test Program; Logistics for the BM; Impact of the BM on Warfare; Impact of the BM on Defense; Impact of the BM on Industry; SAC and the BM; Appendices: Notes on Technical Aspects of BMs; Fundamental Equations of Force Survival; The BM and Its Elusive Targets; The USAF Reports to Congress; A Glossary of Terms Related to the BM; Biographical Notes. Previous owner's name/date on front free endpaper, small paper clip indentation and rust mark at top edge of page leaf 29/30 - rust marks on adjacent pages and clip indentation on several pages, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, several light rub marks on boards, light edge wear.

Ballistic  Missiles,  United  States  Air  Force,  Space  Race,  USAF  Ballistic  Missile  Program,  Edward  N.  Hall,  Claude  E.  Putnam,  Command  And  Control,  Charles  M.  McCorkle,  William  L.  Anderson,  Operational  Capabilities,  Roy  L.  Ferguson,  Missilemen,  Allen  W.  Stephens,  Test  Program,  Edward  A.  Swanke,  Richard  K.  Jacobson,  Logistics,  Ben  I.  Funk,  Warfare,  Alexander  Sheridan,  Defense,  Harvey  W.C.  Shelton,  Industry,  Airframe  Manufacturers,  Martin  Company,  Rocket  Engines,  Rodketdyne  Division,  North  American  Aviation  Company,  Electronics,  SAC,  Thomas  S.  Power,  Technology,  Ramo-Wooldridge,  Robert  D.  Bowers,  Kenneth  A.  Smith,  Thor,  Titan  Plant,  Astronautics,  Cape  Canaveral,  Atlas  ICBM,  Launch  Complex,  San  Salvador  AAFB,  IRBM  Launcher,  Ground  Guidance  Unit,  Test  Facilities,  Aerojet,  Guidance  Systems,  X-17  Test  Missile,  Countdown. 

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