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Authors: Committee On Review Of Usaf-supported Astronomical Research, National Research Council
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Keywords: letter, report, research, astronomical, usaf, supported, review
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The USAF operates a 3.67-meter optical/near-infrared telescope in Hawaii for observational purposes.It has many features that make it a desirable scientific instrument including being the largest optical telescope in the world equipped with adaptive optics. The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) has made available a portion of the telescope s viewing time for scientific observations f......
ISBN: 1437912826, 9781437912821
Author: Richard P. Hallion
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Keywords: remembers, korea, usaf, valor, wings, golden, silver
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 141Proceedings of the Air Force?s commemorative symposium on the Korean War, held on 7 June 2000. Sponsored by the Air Force History and Museums Program, Air Force Legislative Liaison, and Air Force Association, the goal of this symposium was ?to set the record straight? on Korea as an ?absolutely vital victory:? in the 40-year-long......
ISBN: 0833039636, 9780833039637
Authors: Alan J. Vick, Adam Grissom, William Rosenau, Beth
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Keywords: usaf, advisory, assistance, missions, importance, strategic, power, new, counterinsurgency, era, air
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Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100Often treated by Americans as an exceptional form of warfare, insurgency is anything but. Spanning the globe, centuries, and societies, insurgency is quite common. Given the threat insurgency presents to U.S. interests and allies around the world, the importance of counterinsurgency is no surprise. However, history has shown that insurgencies are rarely......
Authors: A. J. Tenzer, O. Hansen, E. M. Roque
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Keywords: manpower, requirements, support, administrative, estimating, usaf, relationships
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This Memorandum presents the results of an investigation concerned with the derivation of relationships for estimating USAF administrative and support manpower requirements. The study is part of an on-going research program of the Cost Analysis Department which, it is hoped, will ultimately provide a firm basis for estimating individual weapon/support system personnel requirements.......
Author: Susan J. Bodilly
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Keywords: bomber, program, usaf, management, study, risk, case
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This case study was undertaken with seven researchers to develop a better understanding of the risks involved in weapon system development and whether government policies effectively aid in the management of those risks. The case focuses on the procurement of the B-1B bomber and covers the entire aircraft platform and its component systems. The case finds that many of the risks and problems encoun......
Author: John Stillion
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Keywords: fighter, crew, combat, skills, usaf, deployments, talons, impact, peace, operations, blunting
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Peace operations deployments, especially fighter crew deployments, are a relatively new phenomenon.......
ISBN: 0833047493, 9780833047496
Authors: Lynn M. Scott, Raymond E. Conley, Richard Mesic, Edward O'connell, Darren D. Medlin
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Keywords: cyber, force, usaf, management, capital, human
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This documented briefing addresses the kinds of capabilities the cyber force will be required to produce; how the cyber force should be distributed in Air Force organizations; the skills the cyber force should possess and how should they be distributed by military grade, civilian, contractor, and functional domains; and what kind of military specialty classification structure will lead to a viable......
Author: Susan J. Bodilly
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Keywords: lantirn, program, usaf, management, study, risk, case
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This case study was undertaken with seven researchers to develop a better understanding of the risks involved in weapon system development and whether government policies effectively aid in the management of those risks. This case focuses on the procurement of the Low-Altitude Navigation Targeting Infrared for Night (LANTIRN) system, an avionics system for single seat fighter jets. This case study......
ISBN: 0833046306, 9780833046307
Authors: Frank Camm, Lauren Caston, Alexander C. Hou, Forrest E. Morgan, Alan J. Vick
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Keywords: planning, force, usaf, risk, managing
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The U.S. Department of Defense is currently shifting funding from future investment programs to cover urgent war needs, accepting some increase in future risk in order to reduce risk in the near term, and this tension between current and future operational priorities is likely to worsen. To effectively manage risk across possible missions and between today and tomorrow, senior Air Force leaders mu......
ISBN: 0833039636, 9780833039637
Authors: Alan J. Vick, Adam Grissom, William Rosenau, Beth Grill, Karl P. Mueller
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: usaf, advisory, assistance, missions, importance, strategic, power, new, counterinsurgency, era, air
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Often treated by Americans as an exceptional form of warfare, insurgency is anything but. Spanning the globe, centuries, and societies, insurgency is quite common. Given the threat insurgency presents to U.S. interests and allies around the world, the importance of counterinsurgency is no surprise. However, history has shown that insurgencies are rarely defeated by outside powers. Rather, the best......
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