Lash-up

Lash-up

Book - 2015
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"New York Times bestselling author Larry Bond thrills again in Lash-Up, an explosive new novel. In a bid to dominate Asia and the western Pacific, China provokes a military crisis with the United States and then starts shooting down GPS satellites. America has only a short amount of time to devise some way of protecting its remaining satellites or China will gain an enormous advantage in the coming conflict. The only way the satellites can be protected is from orbit, so an armed spacecraft must be quickly designed, built, and launched to fight on this new battlefield. A team of soldier-scientists must construct a craft capable of knocking space weapons out of the sky. The fate of the United States rests on the shoulders of these determined people"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Forge, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780765334916
0765334917
9781466818941
Branch Call Number: FIC Bond, L 2015
Characteristics: 415 pages ; 25 cm

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SEBoiko
Aug 22, 2015

... the path from theory to practice can be a bit bumpy at times.

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SEBoiko
Aug 22, 2015

The effectiveness of security is inversely proportional to its convenience,...

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SEBoiko
Aug 22, 2015

The most dangerous time for a superpower is when they stop being one.

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Aug 22, 2015

Rules can be changed or waived,...

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Our only barrier is the laws of physics,...

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Aug 22, 2015

Ideas are too precious to waste.

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tgaddo
Feb 16, 2017

Worth reading. Very imaginative.

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mammothhawk229e
Dec 11, 2015

Very enjoyable book because it not the usual type of war & plausible politics.
Chinese shooting down United States military GPS satellites to degrade recon & global war machine.
Navy & Air Force forced to work together by president after inter-service spat to be project leader.
Logistics & finding needed personal from other heel dragging projects on classic Skunk Work project fun to read.

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