International Weapon Developments A Survey of Current Developments in Weapons Systems by Royal United Services Institute for Defense Studies

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Subjects:

  • Ordnance, weapons technology,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • Ordnance,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Military Science,
  • Weapons systems

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages203
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Open LibraryOL9265784M
ISBN 10008027028X
ISBN 109780080270289

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