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Air Warfare

By Ryan, Michael E.

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Foreword: Since the Wright Brothers first flew at Kitty Hawk, the airplane has continually evolved as an instrument of military and national power. Today, the proper employment of aerospace power is essential for success on and over the modern battlefield. In many instances it will be the military power of choice. Future advances in stealth, precision, and lethality will make aerospace power increasingly more effective at all levels of warfare across the range of military operations. Airmen must not only understand the employment of aerospace power, but be able to articulate the principles of air warfare.

Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION ................................................................................... v CHAPTER ONE—Air Warfare Fundamentals ................................... 1 Strategy ............................................................................................... 1 The Joint Force Commander’s (JFC) Campaign ................................ 1 Air Operations and Aerospace Strategy .............................................. 2 Asymmetric Strategy ...................................................................... 3 Functions, Effects, and Missions ........................................................ 5 Counterair ...................................................................................... 8 Counterspace ................................................................................ 10 Counterland ................................................................................. 10 Countersea ................................................................................... 13 Counterinformation ..................................................................... 13 Strategic Attack............................................................................. 14 Command and Control ................................................................. 14 Airlift ............................................................................................ 17 Air Refueling ................................................................................ 18 Spacelift ........................................................................................ 18 Special Operations Employment .................................................. 19 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) ................. 20 Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) .............................................. 22 Navigation and Positioning .......................................................... 23 Weather Services .......................................................................... 23 Unity of Command ........................................................................... 24 Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC)....................... 24 JFACC Designation ....................................................................... 25 JFACC Responsibilities and Authority .......................................... 25 Joint Force Air Assets ....................................................................... 26 Examples of Air Warfare ................................................................... 28 Guerilla Warfare ........................................................................... 28 Forced Entry ................................................................................. 30 Decisive Halt ................................................................................ 31 Global Conflict ............................................................................. 32 CHAPTER TWO—Air Warfare Planning ......................................... 35 Overall Joint Planning ...................................................................... 35 The Joint Air Operations Plan (JAOP) ............................................. 38 Planning Joint Air Operations .......................................................... 39 JAOP Planning Process................................................................. 39

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Title: Air Warfare  
Author: Ryan, Michael E.
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