This 3rd Edition is a completely revised and expanded history of the air defences of the United States Army from the post-WWII Era to the end of the NIKE era. It is the only complete site guide to all of the NIKE and other air defence sites within the United States. It is the only publication to feature full colour images of NIKE unit distinctive insignia. This new edition includes rare material on the NIKE nuclear warhead never before published in this particular form.
Mark L. Morgan developed an interest in Cold War systems and operations during the early 1980s. A member of a multitude of professional and history organizations, Mark has authored two other books besides Rings of Supersonic Steel including a history of his old airplane, the Grumman A-6 Intruder. He currently lives in St Louis, Missouri.