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Hunter killer : inside the lethal world of drone warfare, Lieutenant Colonel T. Mark McCurley with Kevin Maurer

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Hunter killer : inside the lethal world of drone warfare
Title
Hunter killer
Title remainder
inside the lethal world of drone warfare
Statement of responsibility
Lieutenant Colonel T. Mark McCurley with Kevin Maurer
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Language
eng
Summary
Hunter Killer is the first ever inside look at the US military's secretive remotely piloted aircraft program-equal parts techno-thriller, historical account and war memoir...Remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), commonly referred to by the media as drones, are a mysterious and headline-making tool in the military's counterterrorism arsenal. Previously, their story has been pieced together by technology reporters, major newspapers, and on-the-ground accounts from the Middle East, but it has never been fully told by an insider. In Hunter Killer, Air Force Lt. Col. T. Mark McCurley provides an unprecedented look at the aviators and aircraft that forever changed modern warfare. This is the first account by an RPA pilot, told from his unique-in-history vantage point supporting and executing Tier One counterterrorism missions. Only a handful of people know what it's like to hunt terrorists from the sky, watching through the electronic eye of aircraft that can stay aloft for a day at a time, waiting to deploy their cutting-edge technology to neutralize threats to America's national security...Hunter Killer is the counterpoint to the stories from the battlefront told in books like No Easy Day and American Sniper. While special operators such as SEALs and Delta Force have received a lot of attention in recent years, no book has ever told the story of the unmanned air war. Until now
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
956.7044348
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Hunter killer : inside the lethal world of drone warfare, Lieutenant Colonel T. Mark McCurley with Kevin Maurer
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Hunter killer : inside the lethal world of drone warfare, Lieutenant Colonel T. Mark McCurley with Kevin Maurer
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to Predator -- Learning to fly -- Fight's on -- Tier One -- The shot heard 'round the world -- Sparkle -- Pattern of life -- Strike -- Never alone -- Hunting Taliban -- Steel Curtain -- Keeping up with the Joneses -- 23 seconds -- Camp Cupcake -- Command -- Losses -- A fine mess -- East Africa Air pirates -- Tightening the noose -- Awlaki
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16190305
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24 cm
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Extent
xiii, 349 pages
Isbn
9781760292171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)924405489
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