When there is danger in shallow water, Littoral Combat Ships are called into action. These ships can go in water too shallow for other ships of the United States Navy. Armed with high-tech weapons and carrying helicopters and other aircraft, Littoral Combat Ships can fight any threat. This title introduces the newest craft of the Navy and shows how the technology behind the ships has led to their early success.
A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of one of the world’s largest aircraft carriers, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Nimitz Aircraft Carrier.
A medium-lift assault helicopter, CH-46 Sea Knights are used to deliver heavily armed troops into battle. They are also used on several other missions. Readers will learn about these large helicopters, how they work, and the many missions they perform for the United States Marine Corps.
Used by the United States Army Special Forces, AH-6 Little Birds have a reputation for their ability to quickly attack a target and then get away before the enemy can react. They have proven to be so successful that the Army is developing a drone based off of the Little Bird design. This title introduces readers to the AH-6 Little Bird, its features, and the missions this small, speedy helicopter performs.
A high-interest introduction to the size, speed, and purpose of the world’s largest helicopter, including a brief history and what the future holds for the Mil Mi-26.
A kindergarten-level introduction to fighter jets, covering their pilots, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their wings.
A kindergarten-level introduction to armored vehicles, covering their crew, weapons, role in battle, and such defining features as their wheels.