Naval VesselsBook - 2013
High-tech naval vessels and their weaponry are at the forefront of the latest wave of innovation and design. The world's navies are sailing on the cutting-edge of maritime and military design, including destroyers and aircraft carriers to nuclear and conventional attack subs and landing vehicles. These 21st century vessels are bristling with next generation armaments, including submarine-launched missiles, ship-to-air missiles, and ship-to-ship missiles with incredibly sophisticated firing and guidance systems. Each spread features a key category of vessel or armament, with an easy to follow diagram or chart allowing the reader to compare speeds, range, performance, capacity, and so forth at a glance. Chock-full of specially-created charts, graphs, and artwork and accompanied by an accessible explanation of the key characteristics of each vessel and weapon type, this is a treasure trove of information for any general reader or military enthusiast.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Central, 2013.
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.