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Information at Sea - a book by Wolters, Timothy S.

Information at Sea

Shipboard Command and Control in the U. S. Navy, from Mobile Bay to Okinawa

Information at Sea( )
Author: Wolters, Timothy S.
Series title:Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4214-1026-5
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $57.95
Book Description:

The brain of a modern warship is its combat information center (CIC). Data about friendly and enemy forces pour into this nerve center, contributing to command decisions about firing, maneuvering, and coordinating. Timothy S. Wolters has written the first book to investigate the history of the CIC and the many other command and control systems adopted by the U.S. Navy from the Civil War to World War II. What institutional ethos spurred such innovation? Information at Sea...
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Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Naval
Technology & Engineering / Military Science
History / Military / United States
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds

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