Air & space superiority
- The Best and Worst of Times. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/21/2005, Vol. 162 Issue 8, p38
The article reports that the shape of the U.S. Air Force will change dramatically over the next two decades as the total number of aircraft drops by 10% and the number of fighters by 25% under a policy of "aggressive divestment" of older systems, say two of the service's top strategic planners....
- Air Power Targeting Theory: A Key Element in Transformation. Bingham, Price T. // Military Review;May/Jun2002, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p34
Considers air power targeting theory as an element in the U.S. Air Force transformation. Advantages of functionally oriented targeting; Discussion on targeting requirements; Challenges of strategic targeting; Importance of technological developments.
- War in space: the wish list. Rothstein, Linda // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May/Jun2004, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p10
Deals with the plan of the U.S. Air Force to dominate the Earth through the control of space. Brochure released by the U.S. Air Force in 1998 in line with the issue; Need for the U.S. Air Force to place highly sophisticated weapons into near-Earth space; Implication of global engagement;...
- Experimental Center Nails Time-Critical Targets. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/2/2000, Vol. 153 Issue 14, p70
Highlights preliminary data from a key initiative of the Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment of the United States Air Force. Ability of the Air Force to consistently detect, geolocate and strike time-critical targets in the air or on the ground; Investment plans on top-priority concepts.
- The next century of flight. Murray, Williamson // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/27/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 13, p66
Discusses the United States Air Force's long-range air power plans for the next half-century. Bombers' efficacy resulting from the marriage of precision-guided munitions and aircraft; Need to put in place a research and development program for a more affordable long-range bomber.
- A DIFFERENT AIR FORCE TIGER. Elton, Buck // Air & Space Power Journal;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p22
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Who's in Charge? Commander, Air Force Forces or Air Force Commander?" in the November-December 2013 issue.
- From the Editor. Neufeld, Jacob // Air Power History;Summer2007, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including the integration of women into the U.S. Air Force Academy beginning with the Class of 1980 by Cadet Allison Gawlinski, "Wake of War: Contrails and the Rise of Air Power, 1918-1945," by Dr. Donald Baucom and the account...
- The Essence of Aerospace Power: What Leaders Need to Know. Drew, Dennis M. // Aerospace Power Journal;Summer2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p23
Discusses the essence of air power and the need to redefine military leadership in the United States (U.S.). Confusion in the U.S. Air Force after the Cold War; Requirements for air power supremacy; Limitations and vulnerability of air power; Rationale of an independent air force.
- Would you really rather have airpower? Kroesen, Frederick J. // Army Magazine;Jan1999, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p9
Discusses the importance of the role played by the United States Air Force in times of war. Unreliability of air power support; Cost to the US Army of its failure to provide continuous air power support since World War II; Inability of air power to become a deciding factor in winning wars.
- 'Blond Knight' Method. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/29/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 26, p1
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Knife Fight," by Bill Sweetman in the July 15, 2013 issue, which focuses on the U.S. Air Force (USAF) air combat doctrine.