For descriptions of and technical information about U.S. and world military equipment, weapons and technology, start here. For additional U.S. sources, see the pages for the Air Force & Army and Navy, Coast Guard, & Marines.
Military Equipment, Weapons & Technology
Key Sources for U.S. and Worldwide Equipment, Weapons and Technology Information
3 Volume Army series (Ground; Airspace & Air Defense Systems; and Naval & Littoral Systems). This link is to the CW2 Christopher G. Nason Military Intelligence Library Weapons/Platforms/Systems guide. See the links to the 2014 three volume set at the bottom of the page. AKO/ATN users can access the CAC-enabled link for the most recent volumes.
DoD research reports. If you are struggling to find the information you need elsewhere, you may find it embedded in a report. Try searching for the specific system or technology you are researching.
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Detailed descriptions and specifications for a wide variety of U.S. and world military equipment. A little dated (2012) and it's not clear where they get their information, but good to know about if other resources don't have what you need.