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Beam Weapons

Roots of Reagan's 'Star Wars'

Beam Weapons( )
Author: Hecht, Jeff
ISBN:978-1-5115-8771-6
Publication Date:Aug 2015
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Beam Weapons describes the roots of Ronald Reagan's 'Star Wars' quest for a strategic defense system to intercept and destroy nuclear ballistic missiles before they could reach their targets. The goal was to develop radically new beam weapons that destroyed nuclear missiles with directed energy - laser beams or charged particles. The daring program was born at a time of intense technological optimism, when NASA talked of weekly space shuttle flights. Pentagon planners envisioned a...
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Book Details
Pages:318
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:1.21 Pounds



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