The Future of Air Power in the Aftermath of the Gulf War

  title={The Future of Air Power in the Aftermath of the Gulf War},
  author={Richard H. Shultz and Robert L. Pfaltzgraff},
Abstract : Air University is proud to have joined the Air Staff and the International Security Studies Program of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in sponsoring the April 1991 conference on aerospace challenges and missions that produced this collection of essays. Written by a distinguished group of specialists from academia, the military, government, business, and the media, these essays examine American national security policy and Air Force issues from a variety… 

Back to the Future: Airpower in Future Conflict

Abstract : Putting soldiers in the mud in enemy territory is not requisite to winning war. Not since the Spanish-American War has the US conquered and then retained enemy territory gained. The US

Air Power in the Six-Day War

In the aftermath of Israel's stunning victory over Egyptian, Jordanian and Syrian forces during the 1967 Six-Day War, accolades for the victory were often showered upon the Israeli Air Force (IAF).

Kosovo and the Great Air Power Debate

The capitulation of Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic on June 9, 1999, after seventy-eight days of bombing by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), is being portrayed by many as a

An Aerospace Power Engagement Strategy for Iraq and the Persian Gulf after Sanctions

Abstract : At some point in the future, sanctions against Iraq will not be in place, whether they are totally lifted or fail and become unenforceable. At that point, Saddam Hussein will be able to

Rethinking the Air Operations Center: Air Force Command and Control in Conventional War

Abstract : The Air Operations Center (AOC) is the centerpiece of the Air Force's new command and control (C2) system for prosecuting theater conventional war. The AOC is a direct outgrowth of the

Winning with Allies: The Strategic Value of the Afghan Model

When the war in Afghanistan ended in 2002, the country was largely governed by Afghans. This result came about because, rather than inserting thousands of troops into the country, the United States

The Transition to a Space and Air Force: Proposed Solution to the Dilemma

Abstract : War will someday occur in space. History supports the argument that humans have never encountered a medium they could occupy without fighting wars in it for one reason or another. Space


The early theorists had conceived airpower to break the adversary's will and achieve decisive impact; however, technological deficiencies and weak strategies prevented airpower from doing so. Later,

Civil military cooperation and its’ impact on Human Security - Chances and Limits

Drawing on the examples of the Australian Defence Forces’ (ADF) interventions in East Timor (1999 and 2006) this desk study is the first to analyze the significance and impact of Civil Military

Choke Hold: The attack on Japanese Oil in World War II

Abstract : After WWI, Army airmen like Billy Mitchell, in a bid for service independence, touted land-based air power's dominance over ships. Later, airmen at the Air Corps Tactical School developed



Missile Mania Some Rules for the Game

In the future, international agreements must elicit the support of both developing and developed states. An effort to broaden the Missile Technology Control Regime into an international treaty seems

R&D Planning Environment for the '90S - America and Japan

The Industrial Research Institute recently completed a high-priority project -- to define the planning environment for the 1990s as the basis for its own strategic plan. Ten key points were developed

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This document reports on the threat of HIV/AIDS to young people in the United States and proposes ways in which the Federal government could further address the needs of adolescents. Analysis of data


at each step to keep him from falling flat on his face. "Please do something about Billy. I can not teach him to read." This from the teacher, and the lovable little boy with her was Billy. Billy was

The Uses of Military Power

High-Tech Killing Power

USAF: 220 Desert Shield/Storm . See Operations Deterrence : 15

    Nationalism : 271 National Security Council : 144