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Space Wars: The First Six Hours of World War III -- A Wargame Scenario

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Publisher Comments:

Michael Coumatos is a former U.S. Navy test pilot, ship's captain and commodore, U.S. Space Command director of war gaming, and a National Security Council counterterrorism advisor. William Scott is the Rocky Mountain bureau chief for Aviation Week and Space Technology magazine and a former U.S. Air Force flight-test engineer, who served with the National Security Agency and as aircrew on nuclear-sampling missions. With the help of New York Times bestselling author William J. Birnes, these renowned experts have joined forces to grippingly depict how the first hours of World War III might play out in the year 2010.

Coumatos, Scott, and Birnes take the reader inside U.S. Strategic Command, where top military commanders, space-company executives, and U.S. intelligence experts are conducting a DEADSATS II wargame, exploring how the loss of critical satellites could lead to nuclear war. The players don't know that the war they are gaming has already begun, miles above them in the lifeless, silent cold of space.

Jam-packed with the actual systems and secret technologies the United States has or will soon field to protect its space assets, Space Wars describes a near-future nuclear nightmare that terrorists will relish but politicians prefer to ignore. In a quieter, more peaceful time, Space Wars would be an exciting work of fiction. But with the United States now at war, Space Wars is all too real.

Review:

"Unless we are willing to accept the fact that there are some out there who are fanatically bent on destroying us, Space Wars could be profoundly prophetic." Captain Eugene Cernan, U.S. Navy (ret.), astronaut on Gemini 9, Apollo 10, and Apollo 17

Review:

"This book should be made required reading by Congress." Walter J. Boyne, New York Times bestselling author of Supersonic Thunder

Synopsis:

With New York Times bestselling author William Birnes, renowned aviation experts William Scott and Michael Coumatos depict how the first hours of World War III might play out in the year 2010 as they describe a near-future nuclear nightmare.

Synopsis:

Michael J. Coumatos is a former U.S. Navy test pilot, ship's captain, and commodore; U.S. Space Command director of wargaming; and a government counterterrorism advisor. William Scott is a retired bureau chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology and a nine-year Air force veteran who served as aircrew on nuclear sampling missions. He is a six-time Royal Aeronautical Society "Journalist of the Year" finalist, and won the Society's 1998 Lockheed Martin Award for the "Best Defense Submission." He also received both the 2006 and 2007 Messier-Dowty awards for "Best Airshow Submission." With the help of New York Times bestselling author William J. Birnes, these renowned experts have joined forces to grippingly depict how the first hours of World War III might play out in the year 2010.
 
Coumatos, Scott, and Birnes take the reader inside U.S. Strategic Command, where top military commanders, space-company executives, and U.S. intelligence experts are conducting a DEADSATS II wargame, exploring how the loss of critical satellites could lead to nuclear war. The players don't know that the war they are gaming has already begun,  miles above them in the lifeless, silent cold of space. Jam-packed with the actual systems and secret technologies the United States has or will soon field to protect its space assets, Space Wars describes a near-future nuclear nightmare that terrorists will relish but politicians prefer to ignore. In a quieter, more peaceful time, Space Wars would be an exciting work of fiction. But with the United States now at war, Space Wars is all too real.
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Synopsis:

William B. Scott is a retired Rocky Mountain bureau chief for Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine and a former U.S. Air Force flight-test engineer.  He served with the National Security Agency and as aircrew on nuclear sampling missions.  Michael J. Coumatos is a former U.S. Navy test pilot, the former U.S. Space Command director of wargaming, and a former National Security Agency counterterrorism adviser.  With the help of bestselling author William J. Birnes, these renowned experts have joined forces to grippingly depict how the first hours of World War III might play out in the year 2010.

 

Coumatos and Scott take the reader inside U.S. Strategic Command, where top military commanders, space-company executives, and U.S. intelligence experts are conducting a DEADSATS II wargame, exploring how the loss of critical satellites could lead to nuclear war.  The gamers dont know that the war they are playing has already begun, miles above them, in the lifeless, silent cold of space.  Jam-packed with the actual systems and secret technologies the United States has or will soon field to protect its assets, Space Wars describes a near-future nuclear nightmare that terrorists will relish but politicians prefer to ignore.  In a quieter, more peaceful time, Space Wars would be an exciting work of fiction.  But with the United States now at war, Space Wars is all too real. 

About the Author

Michael Coumatos is the former U.S. space command director in charge of war games and a former National Security Agency counterterrorism advisor under Condoleezza Rice.

William Scott is the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology and a nine-year Air force veteran who served as aircrew on nuclear sampling missions.

William J. Birnes is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Day After Roswell and Worker in the Light.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780765313799
Subtitle:
The First Six Hours of World War III, A War Game Scenario
Author:
Willliam Scott and Michael Coumatos and William Birnes
Author:
Scott, Wiliam B.
Author:
Birnes, William J.
Author:
Noory, George
Author:
Scott, William
Author:
Scott, William B.
Author:
Coumatos, Michael
Author:
Coumatos, Michael J.
Author:
Birnes, William
Publisher:
Forge Books
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Subject:
Nuclear warfare
Subject:
Technological
Subject:
War & Military
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
Imaginary wars and battles
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
April 2007
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 x 1.25 in

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Product details 400 pages MACMILLAN PUBLISHING SERVICES - English 9780765313799 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Unless we are willing to accept the fact that there are some out there who are fanatically bent on destroying us, Space Wars could be profoundly prophetic."
"Review" by , "This book should be made required reading by Congress."
"Synopsis" by , With New York Times bestselling author William Birnes, renowned aviation experts William Scott and Michael Coumatos depict how the first hours of World War III might play out in the year 2010 as they describe a near-future nuclear nightmare.
"Synopsis" by ,
Michael J. Coumatos is a former U.S. Navy test pilot, ship's captain, and commodore; U.S. Space Command director of wargaming; and a government counterterrorism advisor. William Scott is a retired bureau chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology and a nine-year Air force veteran who served as aircrew on nuclear sampling missions. He is a six-time Royal Aeronautical Society "Journalist of the Year" finalist, and won the Society's 1998 Lockheed Martin Award for the "Best Defense Submission." He also received both the 2006 and 2007 Messier-Dowty awards for "Best Airshow Submission." With the help of New York Times bestselling author William J. Birnes, these renowned experts have joined forces to grippingly depict how the first hours of World War III might play out in the year 2010.
 
Coumatos, Scott, and Birnes take the reader inside U.S. Strategic Command, where top military commanders, space-company executives, and U.S. intelligence experts are conducting a DEADSATS II wargame, exploring how the loss of critical satellites could lead to nuclear war. The players don't know that the war they are gaming has already begun,  miles above them in the lifeless, silent cold of space. Jam-packed with the actual systems and secret technologies the United States has or will soon field to protect its space assets, Space Wars describes a near-future nuclear nightmare that terrorists will relish but politicians prefer to ignore. In a quieter, more peaceful time, Space Wars would be an exciting work of fiction. But with the United States now at war, Space Wars is all too real.
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"Synopsis" by ,

William B. Scott is a retired Rocky Mountain bureau chief for Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine and a former U.S. Air Force flight-test engineer.  He served with the National Security Agency and as aircrew on nuclear sampling missions.  Michael J. Coumatos is a former U.S. Navy test pilot, the former U.S. Space Command director of wargaming, and a former National Security Agency counterterrorism adviser.  With the help of bestselling author William J. Birnes, these renowned experts have joined forces to grippingly depict how the first hours of World War III might play out in the year 2010.

 

Coumatos and Scott take the reader inside U.S. Strategic Command, where top military commanders, space-company executives, and U.S. intelligence experts are conducting a DEADSATS II wargame, exploring how the loss of critical satellites could lead to nuclear war.  The gamers dont know that the war they are playing has already begun, miles above them, in the lifeless, silent cold of space.  Jam-packed with the actual systems and secret technologies the United States has or will soon field to protect its assets, Space Wars describes a near-future nuclear nightmare that terrorists will relish but politicians prefer to ignore.  In a quieter, more peaceful time, Space Wars would be an exciting work of fiction.  But with the United States now at war, Space Wars is all too real. 

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