Air & Space Power Journal, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL
/ Published November 01, 2013
Col John L. Conway III, USAF, Retired
Untapped deposits of oil and natural gas, the unprecedented melting of Arctic ice, and the lure of the newly opened Northwest Passage have multiplied human activity in the High North. That increase brings a greater risk of human calamity by the...
Lt Col William D. Bryant, USAF
To further our understanding of the value or attainability of cyberspace superiority, we would find it helpful to develop a model of how it works. We can produce such a model, but it must account for the nature of both cyberspace and of conflict in...
Lt Col William E. Sitzabee, PhD, PE, USAF / Capt Marie T. Harnly, USAF
Effective asset management requires a comprehensive framework that will aid decision makers. This article develops such a framework by using the data-modeling process for varying types of infrastructure assets, thus providing guidance for effective...
Lt Col Brian W. McLean, USAF, Retired
This article examines the responsibilities and authorities of an Air Force commander in both the operational and administrative branches of the chain of command. The author draws upon existing US law, joint and Air Force doctrine, and Air Force...
Capt Andrew Soine, USAF , MSgt James Harker, USAF / Dr. Alan R. Heminger , Col Joseph H. Scherrer, USAF
The information and communications technology (ICT) field is undergoing tremendous change. The US Air Force’s 689th Combat Communications Wing commissioned a Delphi study to forecast the use of mobile ICT in austere environments. This article...
Jeffrey K. Harris / Gilbert Siegert
This article addresses the documented risks associated with the rapid transition from baseline space-program architectures if that transition uses immature technology alternatives. It draws on past Government Accountability Office reports, studies,...
Dr. Murray R. Berkowitz
This article considers the public health aspects of disposing of radioactive nuclear waste by launching it to the sun. Although nuclear power has long been considered a potentially “clean” source of energy, it leaves a residue of radioactive... Article Summary
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