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Surveillance

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346439

How does the military gather information? This title helps striving readers find out! Leveled text and crisp photos introduce the purpose of surveillance and the science behind it. Special features explore the history of surveillance, profile current and future examples, and diagram how the science works. The book closes with discussion of the future possibilities of surveillance and explores how surveillance can be used outside of the military.

Armor

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346392

Armor is an essential piece of a soldier’s uniform. But what kinds are being used, and how do they work? In this hi/lo title, leveled text and bright images explore the purpose of military armor, how it works, and what it might be like in the future. Special features include a timeline, diagrams of the science behind the armor, profiles of current and future examples, and more!

Drones

Matt Chandler (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346408

From reconnaissance missions to missile launches, military drones have a lot of jobs! In this hi/lo title, leveled text and crisp images explore these important military tools, including how they’re used, how they work, and how they might look in the future. A timeline explores the history of drones, a diagram explains the science behind drones, and profiles outline key features of present and future drones. This fascinating title is sure to captivate those interested in the military!

Robotics

Matt Chandler (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346415

Military robots have a lot of jobs. They disarm bombs, carry heavy loads, and complete spy missions! But how do these tools work? This hi/lo title explores the uses of military robots, introduces how they work, and discusses what they may be like in the future. Special features include a timeline of robotics history, a diagram that explains the science behind military robots, profiles of current and future robots, and more!

Stealth Technology

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346422

How do military machines hide in plain sight? In this informative title, reluctant readers will find out! An engaging opening narrative sets the stage for readers to explore the uses, science behind, and future of military stealth technology. A timeline shows off the history of stealth, profiles explore current and future examples, and a diagram explains how stealth technology works. The book closes with a feature that explores other possible uses for this important military technology!

Advanced Weaponry

Matt Chandler (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346385

From stealth bombers to heat-seeking missiles, militaries around the world use cutting-edge technology to create powerful weapons. This hi/lo title introduces the science of advanced weaponry through leveled text and crisp images. Special features show how advanced weaponry has progressed, profile current and future examples, diagram how they work, and explore other other uses.

AH-6 Little Birds

Carlos Alvarez (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110646

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.

Military Robots

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681034201

Soldiers regularly put themselves in harm’s way to promote peace and protect freedom. This means they have great appreciation for their robotic stand-ins— PackBots. The remote-controlled robots especially save the day when they find hidden bombs! This book puts kids on a reading mission to discover how robots serve the military.

Abrams Tanks

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141010

Roll across the terrain with the most feared tank on the planet. The Abrams tank is the armored backbone of United States ground forces. Readers will learn about the technology and crew that make the M1 Abrams a perfect blend of power and speed.

Littoral Combat Ships

Philip Green (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110820

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.

CH-46 Sea Knights

Carlos Alvarez (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110714

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.

Jet Fighters

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612114490

The high maneuverability and speed of jet fighters cause pilots to experience g-forces nine times that of gravity! Students will learn about the history, technology, and future of the fastest jet fighters in the world.

Predator Drones

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1926660544

Predator drones use cameras and sensors to help the United States Air Force gain valuable information about the enemy. They can also be used for strategic strikes. Readers will find out how predator drones work, what kinds of missions they are sent out to perform, and how a pilot thousands of miles away can safely control one.

Arleigh Burke Destroyers

Carlos Alvarez

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 1612110665

Loaded with guns, torpedoes, and guided missiles, Arleigh Burke Destroyers are always ready to protect U.S. Navy warships. Young readers will learn how these destroyers use the latest technology to defend the fleet and carry out attack missions.

M109A6 Paladins

Carlos Alvarez

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110837

The M109A6 Paladin is a large, mobile howitzer. It can fire rounds several miles to support ground forces. Readers will learn about the features that make the Paladin successful, how it performs on the battlefield, and common Paladin missions.

MH-53J Pave Lows

Carlos Alvarez

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142819

The MH-53J Pave Low's main mission is to pick up and deploy troops behind enemy lines. It flies low to the ground and uses advanced technology to sneak in undetected. Young learners will find out about these technologies, read about the Pave Low in action, and learn about the crew that makes dangerous Pave Low missions successful.

Nimitz Aircraft Carriers

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142222

The largest capital ships in the world, Nimitz aircraft carriers are filled with cutting-edge technology and several kinds of planes. Students will discover the history, technology, and missions of this backbone of the United States Navy.

M2A2 Bradleys

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142611

The M2A2 is an infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) used by the United States Armed Forces. It transports, assists, and protects infantry. Students will learn about the history and technology behind this vehicle that is often on the front lines of battle.

HH-60 Pave Hawk Helicopters

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142239

When there is a search and rescue mission to be done, the HH-60 Pave Hawk gets the call. Fast and maneuverable, Pave Hawks have several tools to help them locate people in need of rescue. Students will learn about the history of the Pave Hawk and how it executes its dangerous rescue missions.

Humvees

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110813

Humvees are versatile vehicles that are able to traverse almost any terrain. They are used to accomplish a variety of missions. Young readers will learn about the development and uses of the Humvee that make it a vital resource for the United States Armed Forces.

F-117A Nighthawks

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142215

The F-117A Nighthawk had technology so advanced for its time that it was kept secret during its first five years of service. Young learners will be fascinated with the history, weapons, and technology behind this incredible aircraft.

F/A-18E/F Super Hornets

Carlos Alvarez

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142857

The United States Navy uses the Super Hornet to carry out bombing missions and to protect the fleet. Young learners will read about the Super Hornet in action, the history of the Super Hornet, and the weapons and features that make the Super Hornet an effective fighter plane.

F-35 Lightning IIs

Carlos Alvarez

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110783

F-35 Lightning IIs are U.S. Air Force strike fighters that battle enemy aircraft to control the skies. Readers will track F-35s on active missions and study the high-tech weaponry and electronics these fighters use.

B-2 Stealth Bombers

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600141034

At $2.2 billion, the B-2 is the most expensive aircraft ever built. Its payload capacity and stealth technology make it very effective in combat. Students will learn about the cutting-edge technology that makes stealth missions possible and the well-trained pilots who carry them out.

B-52 Stratofortresses

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142598

The B-52 Stratofortress has been in service for over fifty years. It is a model of consistency for long-range bombers. Readers will explore the technology behind the B-52, the weapons it carries, and the missions it is used to perform.