Accession Number : ADA325062

Title :   Parallel War in a Major Regional Contingency: Implications for the Joint Force Air Component Commander.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s) : Buck, David J.

PDF Url : ADA325062

Report Date : 13 JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The success in Desert Storm is largely attributed to a new type of operational art involving the Joint Force Air Component Commander and a revolutionary concept called parallel war. Although technology enables the prosecution of parallel war, it may not be feasible in every major regional contingency in which the United States becomes involved. In Desert Storm the conditions were ideal to employ parallel war; it is unlikely that these conditions will be replicated in the next conflict. The nature of the threat and the threat environment may impede the ability to conduct parallel war.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY OPERATIONS, *MILITARY STRATEGY, *MILITARY TACTICS, AIR DEFENSE, IRAQ, COMBAT SUPPORT, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, PARALLEL ORIENTATION, DESERTS, SAUDI ARABIA, MILITARY ART.

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE