CT of the Retroperitoneum: From Conventional to Multi-energy by Giorgio Ascenti, Angelo Vanzulli, Carlo Catalano, Rendon C.

By Giorgio Ascenti, Angelo Vanzulli, Carlo Catalano, Rendon C. Nelson

This publication offers a complete and up to date evaluation of the consistently evolving box of dual-energy CT (DECT). An introductory part offers info at the actual and technical heritage of DECT and considers nonspecific and particular software program merits. scientific functions of DECT within the overview of retroperitoneal viscera are then addressed intimately with the aid of high quality illustrations. specific consciousness is dedicated to the latest DECT research protocols, software program, and functions in aortic, renal, pancreatic, and adrenal disorder. a couple of case reviews are said that elucidate some great benefits of DECT, and the correct literature is commonly mentioned. The publication closes by means of contemplating radiation dose and dose-saving measures. the straightforward and functional technique provided through this booklet will help radiologists within the optimum regimen use and interpretation of DECT in numerous retroperitoneal websites and radiology technologists within the selection of settings and parameters.

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Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Guns of the Soviet Union by Mike Guardia

By Mike Guardia

Throughout the chilly warfare, the Soviet military was once maybe the deadliest scuffling with strength the area had ever visible. inside its mechanized forces, the Soviets entire anything that their American opposite numbers by no means may - the fielding of a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG) that can continue speed with its heavy armored formations.

This booklet examines the layout, improvement and operational heritage of the Soviet Union's chilly warfare SPAAGs: the ZSU-37, ZSU-57-2, the notorious ZSU-23-4, and the 9K22 Tunguska (better recognized through its NATO reporting identify: SA-19 "Grison"). those automobiles excelled of their air protection function, and lots of US division of safeguard guides have been devoted to analyzing tips on how to defeat the ZSU and its radar monitoring method. those bold guns have been encountered back in Iraq in the course of Operation Desert Storm, and had built Russian forces in Afghanistan, cementing their position within the panorama of recent war.

This research explores the entire historical past of the SPAAGs with revealing images, technical illustrations and certain research.

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World War Two military vehicles. [Transport & halftracks] by G. N. Georgano

By G. N. Georgano

In 1939 the allies confronted a big clash with few specialized army autos, as spending have been significantly constrained through the two decades of peace. germany, against this, had a programme of specialized delivery good less than means. although the automobiles have been too advanced and have been quickly changed via extra simple designs. This accomplished publication covers the issues confronted by means of the 8 international locations keen on the battle, Greta Britain, the British Commonwealth, the USA, Germany, Italy, France, the Soviet Union and Japan, and the various and numerous cars which have been built, from 1/4-ton jeeps, half-tracks and amphibians, to tank transporters with a gross weight of ninety two plenty

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Armored Units of the Russian Civil War: Red Army by David Bullock

By David Bullock

Through 1920 the crimson military fielded an overpowering array of armored autos and armored trains, whereas tank detachments had began forming in earnest. those armored devices performed a massive half in consolidating the newly received Bolshevik empire within the early Nineteen Twenties; on account of the truth that railways have been the strategic arteries that primarily managed Russia, armored trains have by no means performed one of these major position in army historical past as they did within the Russian Civil battle. This identify information their administration, development and service, group of workers and coaching and strive against on all fronts, in addition to discussing Trotsky's armored teach, within which he performed 36 excursions.

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Iron Hulls Iron Hearts by Ian Walker

By Ian Walker

Книга Iron Hulls Iron Hearts Iron Hulls Iron Hearts Книги Исторические Автор: Ian W.Walker Формат: pdf Размер: 58,7 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Mussolini's elite armoured divisijns in North AfricaКнига оитальянских частях принимавших участие в военных действиях в Северной Африке в 1940-1943 гг.

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Warrior Mechanised Combat Vehicle 1987-1994 by Christopher Foss, Peter Sarson

By Christopher Foss, Peter Sarson

The Warrior has been a big element of the British military because the first construction instance was once passed over in may possibly 1987. It has visible motion in lots of components of the globe and the British military by myself makes use of 8 various specialized types of the automobile, whereas wilderness and Arctic Warriors also are produced for nations with severe climates. during this authoritative textual content Christopher Foss examines the improvement and operational lifetime of the Warrior, the British army's most recent armoured group of workers service, and its many versions, focussing on its position in 'Desert hurricane' and different campaigns.

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Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest by George Crile

By George Crile

From an award-winning 60 mins reporter comes the intense tale of the most important and so much profitable CIA operation in history-the arming of the Mujahideen in Afghanistan. After the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in 1979, strain fixed for the american citizens to aid the Afghan resistance. Charlie Wilson, a maverick congressman from East Texas who sat at the strong apartment safety Appropriations Committee, persuaded his colleagues to allocate $10 million to fund the CIA's attempt to arm the Mujahideen. Charlie Wilson's warfare tells the tale of what turned the most important covert operation in heritage; investment finally grew to over $1 billion a yr. The e-book contains an immense forged of characters: Charlie, the charismatic, hard-partying congressman who raised eyebrows while touring to Pakistan with strange partners -- one his own stomach dancer, one other an ex-beauty queen -- yet used to be captivated with assisting the Afghans and outstanding at getting bargains performed. Gust Avrakotos, a working-class Greek between Ivy Leaguers on the CIA who organize the group that ran the biggest operation within the historical past of the CIA. President Zia of Pakistan, who turned nice buddies with Charlie and used his leverage to get large reduction money in addition to retain the West taking a look away as he equipped the 1st Muslim bomb. relocating from the again rooms of the Capitol, to mystery chambers at Langley, to arms-dealers conventions, to the Khyber go, Charlie Wilson's conflict is brilliantly suggested -- the most precise and compulsively readable money owed of the interior workings of the CIA ever written, with a forged of characters and a plot out of Le Carre or Clancy. This e-book is a amazing account of the final conflict of the chilly struggle, a conflict that helped weaken the Soviet Union and resulted in its cave in and, after all, lead the way to the increase of the Taliban, with outcomes that we're facing today.

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