Volume 05 Issue 4 - JUL-AUG 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to illustrate an immutable fact. Without control of the air, ground forces are frustrated and less mobile. Thus, an army cannot gain desired control to achieve political objectives. In the Pacific, the Chinese are observing the conflict in Ukraine closely,
This article indicates that the Chinese air force progressed considerably toward building and fielding a formidable defense/offense force, assumed responsibilities that accompany the projection of national power in the Pacific region, and can resist airborne invasion, protecting aerospace
This article presents People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) incursions into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) from 1 to 4 October 2021 as a case study in People’s Liberation Army (PLA) psychological operations. During this four-day period, the PLAAF flew a
Volume 05 Issue 2 - MAR-APR 2022
This article recommends that the personnel strength of the Indian Army be reduced by 200,000 men over a five-year period, while simultaneously shifting slowly to an oceanic strategy by further strengthening the equipment for the Army and the Navy and Air Force. It is estimated an approximate sum of
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have been developed for many years and applied in various areas. Applications of AI are contested not only on domestic surveillance but also on military uses. The AI-related topics have become even more controversial and attracted more attention when China,
As the Taliban rolled into Kabul on 15 August 2021 on motorcycles and in stolen Humvees, they clearly did not fear the one thing that had kept them at bay for years: air strikes. US forces had withdrawn; even “over-¬the-¬horizon” US air support had ceased—and the Afghan Air
Volume 04 Issue 9 - Winter 2021
The government, military, and air force of Vietnam share US concerns about China’s expansionism and intrusion in the South China Sea and want greater US assistance in building their defense capacity and developing their military capabilities. While the growing partnership with the United
Volume 04 Issue 5 - Fall 2021
As national security practitioners, we ask: What are the imperatives to enable this kind of competition within the gray zone? Specific to air, space, and cyber power, the United States must apply new ideas, innovate new technology, and reorganize its forces to meet the imperatives of the gray zone.
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