Securing Aerial Approaches to Joint Airfield

July 2011
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2011 3rd Quarter, Issue 62, p135
The article focuses on the challenges that U.S. Army face in the security of aircrafts that approach to and depart from joint airfields. It states that the biggest threat of U.S. air assets is from surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) which are controlled by insurgents and questionable governments. It mentions that there is a lack of joint military doctrine that outline responsibility of securing joint airfields. It argues that there is a need to secure airports and seaports from threats.


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