Essays Tagged: "u s navy"

First generation of computers

The first generation of comp<strong>ustrong>ters, beginning aro<strong>ustrong>nd the end of World War2, and contin<strong>ustrong>ing <strong>ustrong>ntil aro<strong>ustrong>nd the year 1957, incl<strong>ustrong>ded c ... ng aro<strong>ustrong>nd the end of World War2, and contin<strong>ustrong>ing <strong>ustrong>ntil aro<strong>ustrong>nd the year 1957, incl<strong>ustrong>ded comp<strong>ustrong>ters that <strong>ustrong>sedvac<strong>ustrong><strong>ustrong>m t<strong>ustrong>bes, dr<strong>ustrong>m memories, and programming in machine code.Comp<strong>ustrong>ters at that time where mammot ... ogramming in machine code.Comp<strong>ustrong>ters at that time where mammoth machines that did not have thepower o<strong>ustrong>r present day desktop microcomp<strong>ustrong>ters.In 1950, the first real-time, interactive comp<strong>ustrong>ter was complet ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Managing the Transition from Maturity to Decline: Diamond Power Corporation

good paper analyzing the life of a company -Managing the Transition from Mat<strong>ustrong>rity to Decline: Diamond Power CorporationThis case st<strong>ustrong>dy, prepared by Richard C. Scameborn, follow ... case st<strong>ustrong>dy, prepared by Richard C. Scameborn, follows the Diamond Power Specialty Company from its h<strong>ustrong>mble beginnings in 1903 to its decline in 1991.The birth of Diamond came with the invention of the ... r. As the years and technology progressed, so did the Diamond soot blower. Along with this main prod<strong>ustrong>ct, Diamond also added several other prod<strong>ustrong>cts to its line, b<strong>ustrong>t none had the profitability of the so ...

(7 pages) 64 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Submarine espionage in: "Blind Man's Bluff" by Sherry Sontag and Christopher Drew.

The Cold War between Comm<strong>ustrong>nist R<strong>ustrong>ssia and the United States starts immediately after the end of World War Two in 1945. The Co ... starts immediately after the end of World War Two in 1945. The Cold War isn't really a war at all, b<strong>ustrong>t an economical, political and ind<strong>ustrong>strial race for s<strong>ustrong>premacy. One of the chief elements that charac ... political and ind<strong>ustrong>strial race for s<strong>ustrong>premacy. One of the chief elements that characterizes both the United States and The United Soviet Socialist Rep<strong>ustrong>blic is espionage, or more delicately p<strong>ustrong>t "intelli ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Types of Airships

ships were the first airships and some are still flown today. They don't have any major internal str<strong>ustrong>ct<strong>ustrong>res and don't have framework for the o<strong>ustrong>ter skin. The gas press<strong>ustrong>re ca<strong>ustrong>ses this skin( called the e ... press<strong>ustrong>re ca<strong>ustrong>ses this skin( called the envelope ) to keep it's shape. Modern day envelopes are made o<strong>ustrong>t of synthetic fabrics.The smallest airships have been the nonrigid types. Some have meas<strong>ustrong>red less ...

(1 pages) 19 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This is a three page report on John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK), who won the 1960 United States presidential election against Nixon.

edy was the second son of Joseph Patrick Kennedy. JFK was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massach<strong>ustrong>setts. His family was always s<strong>ustrong>pportive, loving and enco<strong>ustrong>raging, what seems like the "All American ... "All American family." In high school John Kennedy had many friends and was voted "Most likely to s<strong>ustrong>cceed." He went to Princeton for a short while then attended Harvard where he majored in government ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Six of the main events and battles during WWII

Pearl HarborJapan needed to get tro<strong>ustrong>gh the Pacific with ease so that their plans of an invasion of North America wo<strong>ustrong>ld be s<strong>ustrong>ccessf<strong>ustrong>l. T ... America wo<strong>ustrong>ld be s<strong>ustrong>ccessf<strong>ustrong>l. The only thing that stood in their way was Pearl Harbor (owned by the United States). Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese Imperial Navy, at approximately 8:00 A.M., ... proximately 8:00 A.M., S<strong>ustrong>nday morning, December 7, 1941. 353 Japanese aircraft had been in this assa<strong>ustrong>lt and no declaration of war had been stated at this time. Therefore the United States were not rea ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Concise book review of "Flight of the Intruder" by Stephen Coonts.

Flight of the Intr<strong>ustrong>der by Stephen CoontsOverall, I wo<strong>ustrong>ld say that Flight of the Intr<strong>ustrong>der is a very well crafted novel, ... at Flight of the Intr<strong>ustrong>der is a very well crafted novel, especially for the writer's first piece of p<strong>ustrong>blished fiction. The book centers on veteran U.S. Navy pilot 1st. Lt. Jake "Cool Hand Grafton" and ... ter on, his BN (bombardier/navigator) Lt. Comdr. Virgil "Tiger" Cole. Coonts, having flown A-6A Intr<strong>ustrong>der bombers in the Vietnam War himself, is th<strong>ustrong>s q<strong>ustrong>alified to tell this sort of story, and intimatel ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A short review on sonar testing and it's detrimental effects on marine life -- somewhat opinionated.

Scientific Hypothesis Experiement:Sonar testing has detrimental effects on marine life"S<strong>ustrong>rveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS) Low Freq<strong>ustrong>ency Active (LFA) sonar is the U.S. Navy's ... west m<strong>ustrong>st-have defense technology." The Navy claims that LFA sonar will be able to detect today's "q<strong>ustrong>ieter" s<strong>ustrong>bmarines so reliably that it plans to deploy LFA ro<strong>ustrong>tinely thro<strong>ustrong>gho<strong>ustrong>t most of the world's ... However, LFA sonar may harm whales and other marine mammals. This sonar will generate one of the lo<strong>ustrong>dest so<strong>ustrong>nds that h<strong>ustrong>man beings can make in the ocean. Worse, beca<strong>ustrong>se "they are low-freq<strong>ustrong>ency in nat<strong>ustrong> ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Jim Morrison"

James Do<strong>ustrong>glas Morrison was born in Melbo<strong>ustrong>rne, Florida December 8, 1943 to Clara and Steve Morrison. Clara wa ... bo<strong>ustrong>rne, Florida December 8, 1943 to Clara and Steve Morrison. Clara was a stay-at-home mother and da<strong>ustrong>ghter of a lawyer. Steve was an officer in the U.S. Navy. Jim had two yo<strong>ustrong>nger siblings: a brother, ... in the U.S. Navy. Jim had two yo<strong>ustrong>nger siblings: a brother, Andy, and a sister, Anne. Anne was the yo<strong>ustrong>ngest of the three. Jim began his interest in reading at an early age. Even tho<strong>ustrong>gh being a very int ...

(12 pages) 70 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Japanese Internment Camps

Japanese Internment CampsJapan's s<strong>ustrong>rprise attack on the U.S. military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941, ca<strong>ustrong>sed the United ... d the United States to enter World War II. It also stirred hostility against Japanese people in the United States. Many Americans associated Japanese Americans with the Japanese pilots who had destroy ... nese Americans with the Japanese pilots who had destroyed U.S. Navy ships. Following the attack the United States was gripped by war hysteria. This was especially strong along the Pacific coast of the ...

(6 pages) 111 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Rights of Victims and Witness within the Military Justice System

Between 1982 and 1990, the United States Congress enacted a series of laws designed to inform victims and witnesses of crime of ... ws designed to inform victims and witnesses of crime of their rights and positions in the criminal j<strong>ustrong>stice system. The last of the series, the Victims' Rights and Restit<strong>ustrong>tion Act of 1990, imposed a d<strong>ustrong> ... the Victims' Rights and Restit<strong>ustrong>tion Act of 1990, imposed a d<strong>ustrong>ty on departments and agencies of the United States engaged in detecting, investigating, or prosec<strong>ustrong>ting crimes, and incarcerating those co ...

(8 pages) 79 0 4.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Vietnam War.

tnam had been a French colony, before World War II and after the Japanese were defeated and driven o<strong>ustrong>t, it went back to French control. B<strong>ustrong>t despite U.S. financial aid, France was driven o<strong>ustrong>t of the co<strong>ustrong> ... French control. B<strong>ustrong>t despite U.S. financial aid, France was driven o<strong>ustrong>t of the co<strong>ustrong>ntry in 1954 by comm<strong>ustrong>nist forces led by a man named Ho Chi Minh. The co<strong>ustrong>ntry was divided in two, with the comm<strong>ustrong>nists con ...

(4 pages) 54 1 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Naval Seals.

From the SEA, from the AIR, from the LAND -- the U.S. Navy's SEA,AIR,LAND (SEAL)Teams are the most feared and respected commando force in the U.S. Mi ... the earth - as well as the most flexible. Formed in 1962 by President J. F. Kennedy as a maritime co<strong>ustrong>nterpart to the U.S. Army Special Forces (the men that wear "Green Berets"), the SEAL's have amasse ... Special Forces (the men that wear "Green Berets"), the SEAL's have amassed a remarkable history of s<strong>ustrong>ccesses and have become legendary in their exploits - both on and off d<strong>ustrong>ty. The Teams have operated ...

(1 pages) 26 1 2.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Equal Protection

Eq<strong>ustrong>al Protection is described as "the right of all persons to have the same access to the law and co<strong>ustrong>r ... ibed as "the right of all persons to have the same access to the law and co<strong>ustrong>rts and to be treated eq<strong>ustrong>ally by the law and co<strong>ustrong>rts, both in proced<strong>ustrong>res and in the s<strong>ustrong>bstance of the law". It is similar to t ... law and co<strong>ustrong>rts, both in proced<strong>ustrong>res and in the s<strong>ustrong>bstance of the law". It is similar to the right to d<strong>ustrong>e process of law, b<strong>ustrong>t in partic<strong>ustrong>lar applies to eq<strong>ustrong>al treatment as an aspect of f<strong>ustrong>ndamental fairness ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

CVN 21/CVNXAircraft Carrier to replace USS Enterprise

Since WWII, the U.S. Navy's carriers have been the national force of choice. In over 80% of the times when the World ... force of choice. In over 80% of the times when the World was faced with international violence, the United States has responded with one or more carrier task forces. Navy's carriers are always b<strong>ustrong>sy, c ... as responded with one or more carrier task forces. Navy's carriers are always b<strong>ustrong>sy, completing vario<strong>ustrong>s tasks and missions. The CVN 21, also known as CVNX is a next generation carrier, sched<strong>ustrong>led to sta ...

(2 pages) 1508 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

FMC Background and others

In this individ<strong>ustrong>al project, I will disc<strong>ustrong>ss many topics like the backgro<strong>ustrong>nd, the recommendation, job design and good ... b design and good setting, performance appraisal, pay, career development. Mr. Kenneth daily has req<strong>ustrong>est this analysis on the basics of FMC green rivers.FMC has been in b<strong>ustrong>siness for more then fifty ye ... sics of FMC green rivers.FMC has been in b<strong>ustrong>siness for more then fifty years. The first company was b<strong>ustrong>ilt in 1948 and prod<strong>ustrong>ced 1.3 million ton of soda in one year. The s<strong>ustrong>ccess was so m<strong>ustrong>ch that another ...

(7 pages) 116 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"1984" and "The Crucible"

Have yo<strong>ustrong> ever remembered something different than what yo<strong>ustrong> have read? This is a reocc<strong>ustrong>rring matter in every ... er in everyday life. Somehow, someway, the writing of history has changed over time, even if it is j<strong>ustrong>st the slightest bit. For example, there are different stories of why the U.S. has gone to war with ... htest bit. For example, there are different stories of why the U.S. has gone to war with Iraq. If yo<strong>ustrong> were to compare these articles, from when the war j<strong>ustrong>st started, <strong>ustrong>ntil now, yo<strong>ustrong> co<strong>ustrong>ld easily see th ...

(4 pages) 21 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Japenese-American Concentration Camps

dates are established in order to show what led to the internment of Japanese-Americans. His work th<strong>ustrong>s paints the scenario below with provided facts and dist<strong>ustrong>rbing tr<strong>ustrong>ths. The bombing of Pearl ... earl Harbor by the Japanese air force on December 7, 1941, is well known. The air raid crippled the U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet and killed more than 2,400 American sailors. However, another cas<strong>ustrong>alty of ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Between A Rock And A Hard Case

"Between a Rock and a Hard Case" Lt. Dan Meyer had a to<strong>ustrong>gh decision to face and wo<strong>ustrong>ld have to answer abo<strong>ustrong>t his loyalty, and that response co<strong>ustrong>ld res<strong>ustrong>lt in s ... to face and wo<strong>ustrong>ld have to answer abo<strong>ustrong>t his loyalty, and that response co<strong>ustrong>ld res<strong>ustrong>lt in severe conseq<strong>ustrong>ences. What he knew abo<strong>ustrong>t the conditions of his g<strong>ustrong>n, t<strong>ustrong>rret one, and the similar conditions in t<strong>ustrong>rr ... abo<strong>ustrong>t the conditions of his g<strong>ustrong>n, t<strong>ustrong>rret one, and the similar conditions in t<strong>ustrong>rrets two and three ill<strong>ustrong>strates that the explosion, a tragedy that co<strong>ustrong>ld have been avoided, was an accident. His choice in ...

(1 pages) 272 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

JFK

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a yo<strong>ustrong>ng, good looking, and bright President. He was liked by many people and it showed when the millions ... king, and bright President. He was liked by many people and it showed when the millions of people mo<strong>ustrong>rned after his tragic m<strong>ustrong>rder. He was the yo<strong>ustrong>ngest person ever to be elected President, b<strong>ustrong>t he was a ... r his tragic m<strong>ustrong>rder. He was the yo<strong>ustrong>ngest person ever to be elected President, b<strong>ustrong>t he was also the yo<strong>ustrong>ngest person who had ever died in office. He was shot to death on November 22, 1963. After c ...

(6 pages) 22 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History