Essentials of Aircraft Armaments

  • Mrinal Kaushik
  • Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Mrinal Kaushik, Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
    Pages 1-5
  3. Mrinal Kaushik, Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
    Pages 7-9
  4. Mrinal Kaushik, Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
    Pages 11-23
  5. Mrinal Kaushik, Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
    Pages 25-44
  6. Mrinal Kaushik, Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
    Pages 45-46
  7. Mrinal Kaushik, Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
    Pages 47-50
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 51-63

About this book

Introduction

This book aims to provide a complete exposure about armaments from their design to launch from the combat aircraft. The book details modern ammunition and their tactical roles in warfare. The proposed book discusses aerodynamics, propulsion, structural as well as navigation, control, and guidance of aircraft armament. It also introduces the various types of ammunition developed by different countries and their changing trends. The book imparts knowledge in the field of design, and development of aircraft armaments to aerospace engineers and covers the role of the United Nations in peacekeeping and disarmament. The book will be very useful to researchers, students, and professionals working in design and manufacturing of aircraft armaments. The book will also serve air force and naval aspirants, and those interested in working on defence research and developments organizations. 

Keywords

Aircraft guns Missiles Air dropped bombs Drag forces on projectiles United Nations role in non proliferation of weapons

Authors and affiliations

  • Mrinal Kaushik
    • 1
  • Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Aerospace EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 721302India
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur KharagpurIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2377-4
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2376-7
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2377-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
  • About this book
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