David Ochmanek Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0833048740, 9780833048745
Authors: Richard Mesic, David E. Thaler, David Ochmanek, Leon Goodson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: capabilities, functional, solutions, analysis, warfare, irregular, action, enhancing, air, force, courses
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The U.S. Air Force leadership plans in the near term to identify and implement a range of initiatives for enhancing the service's contributions to irregular warfare (IW) operations and to meet DoD guidance that directs its components to “recognize that IW is as strategically important as traditional warfare.” This monograph is the result of a “quick-turn” study to provide t......
ISBN: 0833026127, 9780833026125
Authors: David Ochmanek, Edward R. Harshberger, David E. Thaler, Glenn A. Kent
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Keywords: theater, warfare, transform, firepower, advances, information, yield
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Absent significant changes in U.S. defense investment priorities, American forces could soon find themselves unable to cope with some emerging challenges in large-scale power projection operations. Specifically, U.S. forces will need better capabilities to secure a foothold in distant theaters, to defeat weapons of mass destruction and their delivery vehicles, to gain control of operations in the ......
ISBN: 0833039628, 9780833039620
Authors: Andrew R. Hoehn, Adam Grissom, David Ochmanek, David A. Shlapak, Alan J. Vick
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Keywords: security, challenges, iraq, america, meeting, division, labor, new
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A new U.S. grand strategy has been emerging, one that requires not only resources but patience and commitment: the promotion of democracy and freedom abroad. The U.S. armed forces will continue to be among the myriad contributors necessary to achieve this goal. In the face of increasing complexity, changing tactics, and tight budgets, the defense establishment will need to change in multiple ways,......
ISBN: 0833034375, 9780833034373
Author: David Ochmanek
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Keywords: united, states, air, force, implications, abroad, operations, terrorist, groups, military
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The imperative to monitor, suppress, attack, and ultimately eradicate international terrorist groups seeking to strike the United States, its citizens, its interests, and its allies is prompting significant changes in the demands placed on the armed forces of the United States. U.S. forces will often be called upon to assist foreign governments that wish to eradicate terrorist groups on their terr......
ISBN: 083302809X, 9780833028099
Author: David Ochmanek
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: capabilities, posture, military, implications, future, nato
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Events after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War have shown the need for a transformed NATO capable of a wide range of missions, including projecting stability around the periphery of the NATO treaty area, intervening in civil conflicts, coordinating power-projection operations, and countering weapons of mass destruction. The author's analysis finds that the military force......
ISBN: 0833034278, 9780833034274
Authors: Glenn A. Kent, David Ochmanek
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Keywords: air, force, states, united, modernization, framework
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The report lays out a framework for modernizing that the Air Force can use to develop new operational concepts in the context of joint-service requirements, to organize analyses for assessing capabilities, and to effectively advocate Air Force programs to "deciders' in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and Congress.The work builds on earlier work on a strategies-to-tasks framework, concept de......
ISBN: 0833025805, 9780833025807
Authors: Glenn A. Kent, David Ochmanek
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: missions, joint, airpower, role, defining
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The stage is set for the emergence of a "new American way of war," in which U.S. forces are able to bring military power to bear against an enemy state quickly, comprehensively, decisively, and with minimal risk of heavy casualties. But some obstacles remain. These obstacles seem more budgetary and political than technical or operational. Some key programs are being abandoned or delayed because of......
ISBN: 0833024566, 9780833024565
Authors: Zalmay Khalilzad, David Ochmanek
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: planning, century, defense, strategy, appraisal, strategic
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This publication brings together the views of several experts in both the process and substance of defense planning. It argues that an ambitious U.S. national strategy of global leadership will be needed to protect and advance U.S. interests and identifies a range of possible future missions for which we need to prepare. Essays in the volume explore key issues that will arise as the United States ......
ISBN: 083301725X, 9780833017253
Authors: Robert A. Levine, David Ochmanek
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Keywords: strategy, united, states, activist, conservative, transition, europe, stable
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At a time of extraordinary change and uncertainty in European affairs, this analysis urges a conservative/activist strategy for a stable transition to a new Europe.Believing that one must attend to dangers before taking advantage of opportunities, the authors call for conservatism in hedging against the dangers and activism in reducing apparent obstacles. Among the interests that require continued......
ISBN: 0833042327, 9780833042323
Authors: David Ochmanek, Lowell H. Schwartz
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Keywords: adversaries, regional, armed, nuclear, challenge
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North Korea’s test of a nuclear weapon in 2006 shows that such weapons are within reach of determined regional powers. Thus, defense planners in the United States and elsewhere must begin now to confront the new security challenges posed by nuclear-armed regional adversaries. While U.S. conventional and nuclear forces will continue to have deterrent effects on the leaders of regional adversa......
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