Joint Air Operations Pursuit of Unity in Command and Control, 1942-1991

ISBN-10: 1557509263

ISBN-13: 9781557509260

Edition: 1993

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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 220
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Glossary
Introductionp. 1
Methodology and Sourcesp. 3
Unity of Effort and Unity of Commandp. 4
Doctrine and Experience: The Sources of Disharmonyp. 6
The United States Air Forcep. 7
The United States Navyp. 8
The United States Marine Corpsp. 10
The Issues among the Servicesp. 11
Midway, 1942: Prologuep. 13
The Two Separate Air Battles of Midwayp. 14
Unity of Commandp. 20
Joint Planningp. 20
Joint Operationsp. 21
Training and Hardwarep. 21
Overall Evaluationp. 22
The Solomons Campaign, 1942-1944: Joint Air Operations Come of Agep. 23
The Seizure of Guadalcanalp. 24
The Isolation of Rabaulp. 31
Overall Evaluationp. 33
Korea, 1950-1953: The Renewed Clash of Service Air Command and Control Doctrinesp. 39
The Initial Operationsp. 40
Command Relationships on the Eve of the Conflictp. 41
Initial Coordination Problems among the Service Componentsp. 41
The Emergence of the Joint Operations Center and Differences in Close Air Support Doctrinep. 43
The Marine Corps Enters the Air Campaignp. 45
Inchonp. 46
Integration of "Strategic" and "Tactical" Air Operationsp. 48
The Maturation of the Joint Air Control Systemp. 48
Unity of Commandp. 50
Joint Planningp. 52
Joint Operationsp. 55
Training and Hardwarep. 57
Overall Evaluationp. 60
Vietnam, 1965-1968: Regression and Progressp. 63
An Overviewp. 64
Top-Level Command Arrangements in Theaterp. 65
Interface of Fixed-Wing and Helicopter Operationsp. 68
Interface with Marine Operations in I Corpsp. 70
Interface with SACp. 74
Apportioning Effort between In- and Out-of-Country Operationsp. 76
Interface with the Navyp. 77
Unity of Commandp. 78
Joint Planning and Operationsp. 80
Doctrine, Training, and Hardwarep. 80
Overall Evaluationp. 82
El Dorado Canyon: Unity of Effort without Unity of Commandp. 83
An Overviewp. 84
Unity of Commandp. 87
Joint Planningp. 88
Joint Operationsp. 93
Doctrine, Training, and Hardwarep. 94
Overall Evaluationp. 95
Desert Storm: Unity of Control and a Brotherhood of Airmenp. 97
The Doctrinal and Organizational Prologuep. 100
An Overview of Desert Stormp. 102
Unity of Commandp. 125
Joint Planningp. 127
Joint Operationsp. 129
Doctrine, Hardware, Training, Organizationp. 131
Lessons in Command and Control of Joint Air Operationsp. 133
Overall Evaluationp. 139
Lessons Learned, Relearned, and Unlearnedp. 141
Unity of Commandp. 144
Force Planning and Doctrinep. 155
Joint Operationsp. 162
Training and Hardwarep. 165
The New Threat to Jointness in the Aftermath of Desert Stormp. 168
Looking to the Futurep. 170
Appendix: The Development of Command Relationships in Southeast Asia, 1962-1966p. 173
Notesp. 179
Bibliographyp. 201
Indexp. 209
About the Authorsp. 221
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