Basic Air Doctrine: Doctrine
concerned with the nature of air power, and with what can be, and
what cannot be, done with it.
Basic air doctrine deals with the phenomenon of flight, with the new relationships that exist as a result of hitherto unrealized speeds, range, mobility, and flexibility, and their application to the principles of war, such as those of mass, dispersion, and surprise, as well as to their application to the principles of peace, such as those of friendly association, distribution of economic wealth, and rendering of service.
The United States Air Force Dictionary, 1956. Woodford Agee Heflin, Editor.
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History and Development
World War I /Post-War Period
World War II /Post-War Period
Korean War/Post-War Period
Airpower Doctrine in the Late 1970's and 1980's
The Gulf War and Doctrine in the 1990's
Into The 21st Century
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