Rapid global mobility
- Moscow Reverts to Crude Force to Control the Situation in Kabardino-Balkaria. Dzutsev, Valery // Eurasia Daily Monitor;7/20/2011, Vol. 8 Issue 139, p3
The article reports on the initiation of a massive military exercise in Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia by the nation's air force. It notes that the military exercise, which includes the participation of fifteen military aircraft, is in response to the worsening security situation in the region. It...
- Global attack. Coppage, Tech. Sgt. Gary R. // Airman;Jan1999, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p4
Focuses on the United States Air Force's ability to quickly launch a global attack. Use in peace maintenance; Outlook for the Air Force's global attack capability in the 21st century; Development of air expeditionary forces.
- IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE? // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Aug2005, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p13
Presents a photograph depicting an exercise, which included a car bombing and unauthorized entries to the flight line as part of the 926th Security Forces Squadron operational readiness exercise in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- The Reconstitution Imperative. Doggrell, Les // Air & Space Power Journal;Winter2008, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p46
The article focuses on identified Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) by the Congress and senior defense officials as a means of responding to future threats to U.S. space systems. The ORS focus includes the ability to launch, activate and employ low-cost, militarily useful satellites to...
- Air Combat Command. // Airman;Jan2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p6
Presents the Air Combat Command of the U.S. Air Force in Langley, Virginia. Mission of the group to provide combat air power to war fighting commands; Responsibilities of the organization; Total flying hours per month.
- USAF NO LONGER PREEMINENT IN SIGINT, SAYS HAYDEN. Chaisson, K. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Aug2007, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p17
The article deals with the views of U.S. Central Intelligence Agency director Michael V. Hayden on the expertise of the Air Force in SIGNIT. He stated that the military agency is not longer the Department of Defense's SIGNIT leader. Hayden added that the change will reestablish the service's...
- Right-Sizing Airpower Command and Control for the Afghanistan Counterinsurgency. Lyon, Charles W.; Stone, Andrew B. // Air & Space Power Journal;Summer2011, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p5
The article discusses the changes in commander of United States Air Forces Central Command's (COMUSAFCENT) airpower command and control in Afghanistan. The author explains his initial tasks as director of the empowered air component coordination element (ACCE). He explores the importance of...
- Negotiating Cuts. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/7/2005, Vol. 162 Issue 6, p41
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force leadership is being assured by senior Pentagon officials that the infamous decision that detailed tens of billions of dollars in projected cuts was primarily an exercise and that "everything is still on the bargaining table." The December holiday...
- GET THE CARRIERS! Grant, Rebecca; Nathman, John; Thompson, Loren // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2007, Vol. 133 Issue 9, p38
The article presents information on the importance of aircraft carriers in the U.S. There's a misconceived belief that surface ships with missiles can replace carriers in littoral attack. However, demand for air power is up, and the range of tasks is growing. Navy carrier aircraft in Afghanistan...