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Fifty Years at the Applied Physics Laboratory
Volume 13, Number 1 (January–March 1992)

Guest Editors' Introduction

R. J. Thompson, Jr., W. G. Berl, L. L. Maier

APL—A Model for Applied Research and Development

C. O. Bostrom

APL—Expanding the Limits

A. Kossiakoff

SURFACE FLEET DEFENSE

In Defense of Freedom—The Early Years

W. G. Berl

SURFACE FLEET DEFENSE

Air Defense for the Fleet

G. F. Emch

SURFACE FLEET DEFENSE

Airbreathing Propulsion for Defense of the Surface Fleet

J. L. Keirsey

SURFACE FLEET DEFENSE

Bumblebee Missile Aerodynamic Design: A Constant in a Changing World

A. R. Eaton

SURFACE FLEET DEFENSE

Typhon—A Weapon System Ahead of Its Time

M. Gussow, E. C. Prettyman

SURFACE FLEET DEFENSE

Search Radar Automation: AN/SYS-1 and Beyond

G. F. Emch, G. I. Kirkland

SURFACE FLEET DEFENSE

Fleet Air Defense: Countermeasures

W. C. Hyatt

AIR AND UNDERWATER SYSTEMS

Fifty Years of Strike Warfare Research at the Applied Physics Laboratory

R. R. Hatch, J. L. Luber, J. H. Walker

AIR AND UNDERWATER SYSTEMS

The Strategic Missile Submarine Force and APL's Role in Its Development

J. M. Watson

AIR AND UNDERWATER SYSTEMS

APL's Submarine Security Program

E. L. Holmboe, S. J. Seymour

AIR AND UNDERWATER SYSTEMS

The Emergence of Low-Frequency Active Acoustics as a Critical Antisubmarine Warfare Technology

G. D. Tyler, Jr.

SPACE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH

Characteristics of a Successful Study

R. J. Hunt

SPACE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH

Spacecraft Design Innovations in the APL Space Department

E. J. Hoffman

SPACE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH

Space Plasma Physics at the Applied Physics Laboratory over the Past Half-Century

T. A. Potemra

SPACE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH

Strategic Defense Initiative

T. B. Coughlin, L. J. Crawford, J. Dassoulas, M. D. Griffin, P. E. Partridge, M. R. Peterson

SPACE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH

The National AeroSpace Plane Program and the APL Role

M. E. White

CIVILIAN PROGRAMS

The Development of Implantable Medical Devices at the Applied Physics Laboratory

R. E. Fischell

CIVILIAN PROGRAMS

Microwave-Induced Changes to the Primate Eye

H. A. Kues, J. C. Monahan

CIVILIAN PROGRAMS

Twenty Years of Low-Dimensional Organic Conductors

T. J. Kistenmacher, D. O. Cowan, T. O. Poehler

CIVILIAN PROGRAMS

Environmental Assessment and Research

L. C. Kohlenstein, E. M. Portner, D. T. Burton, J. P. Reilly

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