The contributions to air power
of the Italian theorist Giulio Douhet, the American promoter William Mitchell, and the British organizer Hugh Trenchard are briefly discussed.
Professor of Military History John Buckley, from the University of Wolverhampton, said: "This is the latest in our series of RAF Museum Trenchard Lectures in Air Power
Studies and we're delighted to be welcoming Dr Graham Cross from Manchester Metropolitan University.
The second lesson is that air power
is lethal but too fragile and difficult to secure.
: A Global History will be most useful for readers new to the topic who are looking for a beginning overview.
Critique: A detailed and documented historical analysis, "Air Warfare: History, Theory and Practice" by Peter Gray (RAeS Senior Research Fellow, Air Power
Studies, University of Birmingham, UK) is exceptionally well written, organized and presented.
Arguably one of the Air Force's most ardent champions of air power
A former fighter pilot, retired Indian Air Force wing commander, and holder of a PhD from the University of Adelaide, Sanu Kainikara currently serves as an airpower strategist at Australia's Air Power
TEHRAN (FNA)- Air power
has been one of the defining characteristics of US military supremacy for the last six decades.
After the war, he was appointed deputy director of the Air Service and began advocating increased investment in air power
, believing that this would prove vital in future wars.
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programs in Japan
Xiangtian (USA) Air Power
Company, a Delaware Corporation OTCQB Ticker (GOAS), has signed a letter of intent with Shifang City Zhen Lin Fertilizer Co.
"The nation is grateful for his enormous service to the nation - on the battlefield, in training generations of Air Force leaders, in building institutions such as the Institute of Defence and Strategic Analysis and Centre for Air Power
Studies and providing intellectual vision for India's defence and strategic planning," he said.
Less well known amidst this political posturing and ideological work is a cartoon film released by his company in 1943 called Victory Through Air Power
. Based on a book of the same title written by Major Alexander P De Seversky published a year before and selling in the hundreds of thousands through the Book-of-the-Month Club, the film opens with an old newsreel clip of leading air power
theorist Billy Mitchell outlining the doctrine of strategic bombing, which was by then all the rage.
On the military side, a broad-based employment of air power
has figured out quite prominently in fighting these insurgents owing to its unique characteristics offering wide array of military solutions.