Accession Number : ADA304950

Title :   Seeing Off the Bear: Anglo-American Air Power Cooperation During the Cold War,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Miller, Roger G.

PDF Url : ADA304950

Report Date : 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 267

Abstract : Topics presented at this symposium include: (1) An Initial Response to the Cold War: The Buildup of the U.S. Air Force in the United Kingdom; (2) The Role of Missiles in British Concepts of Defence: The Influence of Duncan Sandys; (3) Cooperation at the Top: A View from a Former Vice Chief of the Air Staff and CINCUKAIR; (4) The Deployment of Ground-Launched Cruise Missiles to RAF Greenham Common; (5) RAF Aircraft Procurement 1950-1965: The American Involvement; (6) The Transfer of B-29s to the Royal Air Force Under the Military Defense Assistance Program; (7) The Origins of the Skybolt Controversy in the Eisenhower Administration; (8) Operation Firedog: Air Support in the Malayan Emergency; (9) The AngloAmerican Origins of Overflying the Soviet Union: The Case of the 'Invisible Aircraft'; (10) Anglo-American Air Force Collaboration and the Cuban Missile Crisis: A British Perspective; (11) Further comments on Command and Control of British Nuclear Forces During the Cuban Missile Crisis; (12) El Dorado Canyon: The Political and Public Affairs Aftermath; and (13) Some Additional Comments on Crisis Response During the Falklands War. (MM)

Descriptors :   *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), *DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), *AIR POWER, GUIDED MISSILES, USSR, AIR FORCE, UNITED STATES, SYMPOSIA, CRISIS MANAGEMENT, MILITARY ASSISTANCE, CRUISE MISSILES, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, TACTICAL AIR SUPPORT, COLD WAR, GREAT BRITAIN, FALKLAND ISLANDS.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Defense Systems
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE