Close Air Support: More Improvement Is Needed
- Another Step Forward: First Flight For Boeing AH-6i Production Configuration. // Helicopter News;5/20/2014, p7
The article reports on the statement by aircraft company Boeing that its AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopter has flown for the first time in its production configuration, taking the program one step closer to full production while proving the helicopter's close air support and attack...
- Viewpoint. Hall, Mike // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/17/1998, Vol. 149 Issue 7, p94
Editorial. Asserts that the United States military is ignoring an opportunity to transform the way Close Air Support (CAS) is performed on the battlefield. How CAS is distinguished by weapons delivery in close proximity to friendly forces; How technology has provided solutions for many CAS...
- Joint Close Air Support Transformed. Bohn, Richard // Air & Space Power Journal;Spring2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p56
The article examines how the military can integrate air power and ground forces to optimize the shaping of the battle space and then shift to a safe environment for joint close air support (JCAS) operations. Investigation showed that military forces conducting joint training and large exercises...
- Digital radio technologies eyed for spectrum warfare and jam-resistant radar. Keller, John // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Mar2015, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p26
The article focuses on the Spectrum Warfare Evaluation and Assessment Technology Engineering Research program of the U.S. Air Force that aims to develop new jam-esistant radar and active electrically scanned array. The program includes electronic attack, cyber warfare, electronic protect and...
- Losing Control. Batey, Angus // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/31/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 47, p36
The article examines the military aeronautics by the countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), focusing on the tactic known as close air support (CAS) of ground forces. Concerns by officers of NATO country armed forces that reductions in armed forces appropriations will limit...
- Asia-Pacific. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/5/1999, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p19
Focuses on a delay in the launching of Japan's F2 close air support fighter. Discovery of a set of cracks in its cocured carbon fiber-reinforced wing; Derivative of the Lockheed Martin F-16.
- 400th EC 120 Delivered. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Oct2006, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p18
The article reports that the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department in California has taken delivery of its fourth 400th Eurocopter EC 120. Able to carry a pilot and four passengers, the single-engine rotorcraft is powered by a Turbomeca Arrius 2F turbine engine, and can cruise at 122 knots....
- JOINT CLOSE AIR SUPPORT TRANSFORMED. Kung, Jerry; Martin, Michael // Air & Space Power Journal;Summer2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p21
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Joint Close Air Support Transformed," by Lt. Col. Richard Bohn in the Spring 2007 issue.
- Executive Summary. Eliason, William T. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2012 4th Quarter, Issue 67, p6
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the Air Sea Battle, the deployment of lethal autonomous robots, and the reduction of the response time for close air support in Afghanistan.