New PDF release: Air power and maneuver warfare

By Martin van Creveld, Kenneth S Brower, Steven L Canby, Air University Press

ISBN-10: 1585660507

ISBN-13: 9781585660506

268 pages - Manneuver battle in motion - Germany - Russia - photographs - Israel - Air energy in Nineteen Nineties

Show description

Read Online or Download Air power and maneuver warfare PDF

Similar aviation books

New PDF release: Rotary cockpit compartment design concept and control

Airplane layout 2 (1999) one hundred and five - a hundred and fifteen

Flights of No Return: Aviation History's Most Infamous by Steven A. Ruffin PDF

Detect the mysterious, debatable, and infrequently downright eerie heritage of flights that didn't finish as planned.

The background of aviation is filled with debts of history's such a lot stunning flights. yet what in regards to the ones from which a person did not return?

• A celebrated millionaire--who additionally occurred to be the world's most desirable aviator--lifted off in a small airplane one transparent morning in 2007 and disappeared.
• The glamorous son of a cherished fallen president took off on a hazy summer time evening in 1999 and plunged himself and others into the Atlantic Ocean.
• A US army blimp landed one Sunday morning in 1942 in the course of a urban highway in California with out one aboard.

Some of those "non-returns" happened due to error in judgment; others have been intentional, and a few resulted from motives nonetheless unknown. Get the complete, meticulous account of the interesting humans occupied with those flights, the errors they made, and the ways that their "flight of no return" affected the area. Pilot and aviation author Steven A. Ruffin covers the whole 230-year span of manned flight in all kinds of plane via warfare and peace. Balloons, blimps, biplanes, jets, and spaceships have all suffered mishaps over the years.

Don't leave out the secret, event, intrigue, and a sprinkling of the supernatural and extraterrestrial in Flights of No go back.

Download e-book for iPad: The Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters in the by David Darling

The sweetness of flight has lengthy captured the human mind's eye. during this beguiling heritage — starting from the 1st plane to astronauts and past — David Darling tells the tales of the colourful adventurers whose ask yourself has translated into extraordinary devices, exceptional achievements and, occasionally, startling folly.

Extra resources for Air power and maneuver warfare

Example text

The solution to NATO's present problem is apparent. Logistic support within divisions is highly integrated, penny packeted, and difficult to change. However, the same is not true for logistic arrangements above division. Except for personnel and equipment for specific units like medical and weapons system maintenance, most corps support units need not be present in peacetime and can be provided by host-nation support in wartime. For any European-based multinational corps trying to wage maneuver warfare, changing the existing system of logistic support is an operational imperative .

Moreover, the German and Soviet armies fought a protracted conflict over vast areas largely devoid of a modern infrastructure . , automatic weapons). At a time when American GIs were still toting their single-shot M-1s (and British Tommies their World War I Lee-Enfields), the Germans had introduced the Sturmgewehr and the Soviets the avtomat kalasnikova (AK) . Furthermore, the German and Soviet armies, unlike the US Army, were liberally equipped with mortars and light machine guns . And by- utilizing the organizational device of artillery divisions, the Soviet General Staff (Stavka) ensured that there would be more artillery support available at the decisive moment-that is, during breakthrough operations .

A quarter century after it had first been put into practice, the doctrine was given incomparably brilliant theoretical formulation by one of Moltke's successors as chief of the General Staff, Graf Alfred von Schlieffen . 4 When the Germans went to war in 1914, they hoped to achieve a quick decision by going around the enemy and maneuvering their forces against his flank and rear . This time, however, their maneuver was planned on a gigantic scale and designed to cover not just a few frontier provinces but an entire country.

Download PDF sample

Air power and maneuver warfare by Martin van Creveld, Kenneth S Brower, Steven L Canby, Air University Press

by Robert

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 22 votes

Published by admin