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Kenneth N. Walker : Airpower's Untempered Crusader

By: Martha Byrd
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Wright Flyer Paper : Transformational Satellite (TSAT) Communications SystemFalling Short on Delivering Advanced Capabilities and Bandwidth to Ground-Based Users, Vol. 27

By: Major Maurice M. McKinney, USAF
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Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine : Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force, 1961-1984

By: Robert Frank Futrell

...This history continues the story of United States Air Force ideas, concepts, and doctrine from the watershed of massive retaliation/flexible response that was occasioned in 1960. The first three chapters of this volume are in effect reprinted from the 1974 edition of Ideas, ...

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Airlift Doctrine

By: Charles E. Miller

...1 THE PRE-WORLD WAR II ERA . . . . . . . . . .1 The Air Power Debate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I Air Transportation Ideas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 ANew Air Transport Organization . . . . . . . . .13 The Woodring Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Prewar Do...

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Introduction to the United States Air Force

By: B. Chance Saltzman; Thomas R. Searle, eds.

...To lead the US Air Force into the future, it is necessary to understand the past and present nature of the force. With this in mind, Air Force leaders have always sought to arm members of the force with a basic knowledge and understanding...

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Beyond the Paths of Heaven : The Emergence of Space Power Thought

By: Bruce M. Deblois
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Wright Flyer Paper : Rapid Dominance Integrating Space Into Today's Air Operations Center, Vol. 11

By: Maj Mark E. Harter, USAF

...Control of the vertical dimension—air and space—is essential to preserving healthy commerce and situational awareness during peacetime and sustaining military operations during conflict. Air and space forces must be integrated in order to achieve rapid domina...

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Strategic Paralysis : An Airpower Theory for the Present

By: Major Jason B. Barlow, USAF
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Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine : Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force, 1907-1960

By: Robert Frank Futrell

...This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival . It seeks to trace the development of a theme of institutional thought, describe the o...

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Into the Unknown Together : The DOD, NASA, and Early Spaceflight

By: Mark Erickson, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF

... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 To Compete with the Soviet Union . . . . . . . 93 Space for Peace? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Air Force Philosophy Made Little Headway . 109 The NASA-DOD Relationship Phase I . . . . .111 ARPA’s Space Role Fades . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 Amending the Space Act . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 The Civilian-Military...

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The War in the Air : 1914–1994

By: Alan Stephens

...ough?: The Control of Strategic Airspace, 1939–1945 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 John McCarthy World War II: Air Support for Surface Forces 85 Vincent Orange World War II: The Bombing of Germany . . 107 Richard J. Overy Definite Limitations: The Air War in Korea 1950–1953 . . . . . . . 143 Jeffrey Grey The Air War in Vietnam:...

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Dead on Arrival? : The Development of the Aerospace Concept, 1944–58

By: Major Stephen M. Rothstein, USAF

...t a contextual backdrop of geopolitics, national security strategy, national space policy, interservice competition, and internal tensions within the Air Force, this paper offers historical lessons learned for today’s planners seeking to move the Air Force toward an aerospace force....

...1 INTRODUCTION . . . . . 1 Notes . . . . . 5 2 AEROSPACE’S NASCENCY (1944–47) . . . . 7 Notes . . . . . 18 3 AEROSPACE VERSUS THE AIR FORCE (1947–52) . . . . . 21 Notes . . . . . 32 4 AEROSPACE VERSUS EISENHOWER (1953–58) . . . . 35 Notes . . . . . 63 5 SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS . . . . 69 Notes . . . . . 82 6 CONCLUSION . . . . . 85 Notes . . . . . 8...

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Aerospace Power : The Case for Indivisible Application

By: Grover E. Myers
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The Future of Airpower in the Aftermath of the Gulf War

By: Richard H. Shultz Jr.; Robert L. Pfaltzgraff Jr.

...I Strategic Factors Reshaping Strategies and Missions Maj Gen Charles D. Link, USAF Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Air Power in the New Security Environment . . .9 Secretary of the Air Force Donald B . Rice Air Power in US Military Strategy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Dr EdwardN....

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The Airship’s Potential for Intertheater and Intratheater Airlift

By: Lieutenant Colonel Donald E. Ryan Jr., USAF
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Higher Eyes in the Sky : The Feasibility of Moving AWACS and JSTARS Functions into Space

By: Major Kimberly M. Corcoran, USAF
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Aerospace Doctrine Matures Through a Storm : An Analysis of the New AFM 1-1

By: Lieutenant Colonel Kurt A. Cichowski, USAF

...In March 1992, the Air Force published a new Air Force Manual 1-1, Basic Aerospace Doctrine of the United States Air Force. This document is not merely an update of previous editions. Instead, it is a statement of propositions concerning the us...

... "War and the American Mind" 20 Chapter 2. “The Nature of Aerospace Power" 21 Chapter 3. "Employing Aerospace Forces" 23 Chapter 4. "Preparing the Air Force for War" 25 Evaluation of AFM 1-1 as Doctrine 26 AFM 1-1 and Desert Storm 29 III. FUTURE IMPLICATIONS National Security Policy 34 Nationa1 Mi1itary Strategy 35 Need For Joint Doctrine 38 Naval Doctrine 40 Ma...

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Maxwell Paper Anthology : Award-Winning Papers AY 2010

By: Air University

...Air War College Maxwell Paper Anthology, a compilation of the award-winning papers from our 2010 graduates. Since we published the first Maxwell Paper in May 1996, we have distributed 47 papers demonstrating the highest level...

.... . . . . . . 69 Col Rebecca A. Keller, USAF 53 US NATIONAL SECURITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE IN THE ARCTIC . . .85 Lt Col Lars Helmrich, Swedish Air Force 54 CONSIDERATIONS FOR A US NUCLEAR FORCE STRUCTURE BELOW A 1,000-WARHEAD LIMIT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Lt Col David J. Baylor, USAF 55 GETTING WAR FIGHTERS WHAT THEY NEED, WHEN THEY ...

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