Air & Space Power Journal, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
/ Published May 01, 2014
Maj Gen Michael A. Keltz, USAF
US Air Force (USAF) air advisors played a central role in building the new Iraqi Air Force. They are doing the same in Afghanistan today, and the Afghan Air Force will require this support for years to come. In fact, air advisors are building...
Dr. Robert P. Haffa Jr. / Anand Datla
This article defines the attributes of a family of airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems required to operate in nonpermissive military environments. It assumes that despite the substantial progress made in integrating...
Capt Michael W. Byrnes, USAF
The prevailing assumption about the future role of unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) is that they will be complementary assets requiring manned platforms to lead them into a battle and provide human-in-the-loop command and control. Closer...
Chaplain, Maj Robert A. Sugg, USAF
Military commanders are stewards of the constitutional rights of their service members. To make fair and equitable decisions, leadership must first understand that the nonreligious cannot walk the road of (non) establishment and arrive at free...
Lt Col Matt J. Martin, USAF / CDR Brian Rivera, USNR / Maj Jussi Toivanen, Finnish Army
This article highlights the development of new capabilities currently organized and employed at the tactical level and as organic assets to larger maneuver units but having the potential to fill key gaps in joint capability. By using the example of...
Col Suzanne M. Streeter, USAF
Attitudes towards diversity in the Air Force range widely; some Airmen perceive it as an assault on unit culture or dismiss the need for further attention to diversity, believing that integration has resolved all issues. These stances demonstrate a... Article Summary
Col Michael W. Pietrucha, USAF
The Air Force intended eventually to replace much of the post-Vietnam fighter fleet with the F-35A. This stealthy aircraft possesses advanced technology and was intended to be no more expensive than the aircraft it was designed to supplant. The Air...
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