Accession Number : ADA182219

Title :   Evolution of the Modern Dogfight.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Hanson,Ronald L , II

PDF Url : ADA182219

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : Air Combat has undergone many changes since its humble beginning during WWI. This article examines some of the many changes that have occurred in the 'dogfight' from its inception through our most recent combat experiences in Vietnam. Also included are brief glimpses at technological breakthroughs that have affected Air Combat as well as some of the future possibilities. Keywords: BTM(Basic Fighter Maneuvers); Avionics.

Descriptors :   *AERIAL WARFARE, WARFARE, AVIONICS, VIETNAM, HISTORY, WEAPON SYSTEMS, AIR TO AIR MISSILES

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Military Aircraft Operations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE