Books tagged: air warfare

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Death Spiral: Luftwaffe Airlift Training, Operation Stosser, and Lessons for Modern U.S. Air Force - Highlighting Perils of Cutbacks in Aircraft Training and Proficiency Compared to C-17 Pilot Force
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the face of shrinking budgets and wartime mission demands, the United States Air Force (USAF) C-17 pilot force endured cutbacks to aircraft training and proficiency over the last fourteen years not unlike those the Luftwaffe endured as World War II progressed.
Airborne Next: Rethinking Airborne Organization and Applying New Concepts - Airborne Role Taxonomy, Small-Scale and Large-Scale Forces, Swarming Concept, Stand-off and Close-in Capabilities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne concept has had a lasting impact on military force structures since its employment on a large scale during World War II. It is puzzling to consider how little airborne organizational structures and employment concepts have changed in the intervening seven decades, considering the great amount of change occurring in warfare.
John Boyd and John Warden: Air Power's Quest for Strategic Paralysis - Sun Tzu, Aftermath of Desert Storm Gulf War, Economic and Control Warfare, Industrial, Command, and Informational Targeting
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout air power's inaugural century, theorists have posited numerous schemes to best exploit the air weapon's inherent flexibility and ubiquity. The evolution of air power theory has been fashioned along the way by harsh lessons of war, remarkable advances in technology, and the visionary concepts of a few select airmen.
The Art of Aerial Warfare - Instrument of War, Political Dimensions, Military Effects of Strategic Attack, Douhet's Argument, Objectives of Attack, Realities of War, Unintended Asymmetric Consequences
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a stimulating paper about conducting aerial warfare, defined as the use of the destructive instrument of airpower applied against an enemy in time of war. The author challenges Airmen to acquire mental agility commensurate with the unprecedented flexibility of their instruments.
The Role of Airpower in the Iran-Iraq War: Arab Air Warfare including Arab-Israeli War 1947, Suez 1956, Six-Day War 1967, October War 1973, Counterair, Support for Ground Forces, Command and Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book an outgrowth of questions raised about the conduct of air operations in the war between Iran and Iraq.
Continuities in Four Disparate Air Battles - Ploesti Heavy Bombers in World War II, Berlin Airlift Strategic Airpower, MIG Alley in Korean War, Barrel Roll Airpower Counter-insurgency in Laos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since Thucydides chronicled land and naval warfare in 420 B.C., volumes have been written on innumerable battles in search of continuities, principles, and the nature of surface warfare. Air warfare has a comparatively short history.
Air Policing - Case Studies of Employment and Evolution of British Air Policing from 1919 to 1934, Inverted Blockade, Third Afghan War, Somaliland, Mesopotamia, Aden, Comparison to Iraq COIN
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Currently, the United States finds itself in a very similar predicament to what Great Britain experienced after emerging from the First World War as she set about the governance of a growing empire during the interwar period.
Fire in the City: Airpower in Urban, Smaller-Scale Contingencies (USSC) - Case Studies of Hue 1968, Siege of Beirut 1982, Operation Just Cause 1989, UNOSOM Somalia, Uphold Democracy 1994
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the roles and missions of airpower in urban operations in smaller-scale contingencies. Urban operations, often referred to as military operations on urbanized terrain (MOUT), are some of the most complex and difficult missions currently facing the US military.
NATO's Air War in Libya: A Template for Future American Operations - Operation Unified Protector, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Air Power, Afghan Model, Limited Boots On Ground (LBoG) Model
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 123,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
America's recent experience in Afghanistan and Iraq proved that it is easier to get into war than it is to get out of it. These two conflicts bleed America, in terms of not only blood, but also its financial treasures. In an attempt to avoid these expenses in the future, this paper explores if there is a better way to achieve our nation's policy objectives.
The Development of Military Night Aviation to 1919 - Emergence of Night Bombing, Tactical and Strategic Bombardment, Foundations of Night Fighting, Reconnaissance, Voisin, Breguet, Sopwith, Caproni
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 148,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of military night aviation from its origins through the First World War. Emphasis is on the evolution of night flying in those countries which fought on the Western Front, namely France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States.