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A Scientist and His Experiences with Corruption and Treason in the U.S. Military-Industrial Establishment

By: Jacobs, Donald H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, The Jacobs Instrument Co., Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23808975

Condition: Very Good


649 pages. A landmark expose of intrigue and treachery in the U.S. Navy's weapons development program. With an extensive technical background, author opened The Jacobs Instrument Company, in a suburb of Washington, D.C., and conceived and developed for the Navy a bombing system (electronic bombsight), known as the Bomb Director System Mark 6, and also as the AN/ARB-1. His experiences with this company form the bulk of this autobiography. Although powerful forces wished to suppress it, he fought for this vital weapon program during the Korean War in spite of overwhelming threats and pressur... View more info