Accession Number : ADA187081

Title :   Planning for Theater Warfare Using the Concept of Massive Air Strike to Insure Success.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Sorour, Abdel H

PDF Url : ADA187081

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : Topics include: Historical background about the role of airpower in achieving victory and the development of this role through the military history; The effect of technology on the current classification of air force missions; The author's views on existing interrelations among these missions in the operational theater and his perspective on reclassification of Air Force missions; and a description of Air Force objectives during the Air Land Battle and the author's suggestions about using the concept of Massive Air Strikes to achieve these objectives. The study emphasizes the planning process and the calculations required to estimate the expected relative results and their effect on the theater air force's role in the Air Land Battle.

Descriptors :   *AIR STRIKES, *THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, AIR FORCE, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, AIR POWER, BACKGROUND, CLASSIFICATION, HISTORY, LAND WARFARE, MILITARY APPLICATIONS, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), MISSIONS, PLANNING, TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, WARFARE

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE