Military technology is not just the study of various technologies and applicable physical sciences used to increase military power. It may also extend to the study of production methods of military equipment, and ways to improve performance and reduce material and/or technological requirements for its production. An example is the effort expended by Nazi Germany to produce artificial rubbers and fuels to reduce or eliminate their dependence on imported POL (petroleum, oil, and lubricants) and rubber supplies.
Excerpt: During the late 18th century and through much of the 19th century, army forts were constructed throughout the United States to defend the growing nation from a variety of threats, both perceived and real. Seventeen of these sites are depicted in a collection painted especially for the U.S. Capitol by Seth Eastman. Born in 1808 in Brunswick, Maine, Eastman found expression for his artistic skills in a military career. After graduating from the U.S. Military Acade...
Ministry of Munitions. Technical Department--Aircraft Production ; : The 12 cylinder Liberty aero engine
Supplemental catalog subcollection information: U.S. Department of the Treasury Collection; The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK); Historical Literature; September 1993.
Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York
Hearings held June 15 (calendar day, June 19) 1936
Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Government Library Collection; U.S. Government Historic Document; Historical Literature; Rare book preservation notes: Due to the deteriorated condition of this book, there were limitations with the digital
Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; American Universy Library Collection; Rare book preservation notes: Due to the deteriorated condition of this book, there were limitations with the digital preservation of this
Martial arts were developed for use on the battlefield in ancient times, and even in the modern world many people learn such
skills for self-defense . Despite their combative nature, training in marital arts is safe compared with many other contact sports.
The use of protective equipment such as mouth guards and headgear is mandatory during sparring, and practitioners must follow
strict competition rules in many types of martial arts . In addition, some types of...
Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection
Excerpt: GAO found that all 18 federal agencies reviewed, which accounted for over 95 percent of federal officers and agents authorized to carry firearms, had policies and procedures for controlling and safeguarding firearms that were consistent with federal internal control standards and related criteria. However, agencies could strengthen their controls in key areas that have been consistently recognized as important for effective inventory management. These areas incl...
Government Reference Publication
Excerpt: The Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA) established the first comprehensive Federal licensing system for importers, manufacturers, and dealers in firearms to the retail level. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is responsible for enforcing the licensing provisions of the GCA, which requires the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) to maintain detailed records. Once a license is issued, ATF may inspect an FFL's inventory and records without warrant to ensure ...