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The Air Force Role in Low-Intensity Conflict

By David J. Dean

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Title: The Air Force Role in Low-Intensity Conflict  
Author: David J. Dean
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Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc., Military
Collections: History, Military Science, Naval Science, Authors Community, Geography, Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Political Sociology, Literature, Social Sciences, Political Science
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Publisher: Air University Press
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Dean, D. J. (n.d.). The Air Force Role in Low-Intensity Conflict. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


Table of Contents
LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICT: WHAT IS IT AND WHY SHOULD IT CONCERN THE USAF? . . . . . 1 Low-Intensity Conflict Defined . . . . . . . . . . .1 Special Characteristics of Low-Intensity Conflict . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Operational Terms Relating to Low-Intensity Conflict . . . . . . . 8 Future Conflicts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Dealing with Future Conflict. . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2 AIR POWER IN SMALL WARS : THE BRITISH AIR CONTROL EXPERIENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Air Control's Genesis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Air Control: From Concept to Doctrine . . . . .22 The Requirements of British Air Control . . . .24 Air Control and Today's US Air Force . . . . . . 25 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 3 THE MOROCCO-POLISARIO WAR: A CASE STUDY OF A MODERN LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Resources and Topography of Western Sahara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Moroccan Claims and Stakes in Western Sahara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 The Polisario Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Algeria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Mauritania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Libya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 The United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Peripheral Players . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 The War's Importance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Evolution of the War. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 4 THE ROYAL MOROCCAN AIR FORCE AND UNITED STATES' ASSISTANCE . . . . . . . . . . .55 The Royal Moroccan Air Force in Moroccan Politics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Building Up the Royal Moroccan Air Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57 The Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Limitations of the RMAF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 United States Assistance to the Royal Moroccan Air Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Meeting the SA-6 Threat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 5 MILITARY REQUIREMENTS FOR LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICTS: LESSONS FROM MOROCCO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Imprecise US Policies and Objectives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Basic Requirements for Assisting a Third World Air Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 Levels of Potential Air Force Participation . . .78 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 6 EARLY LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICT EFFORTS BY THE USAF: THE SPECIAL AIR WARFARE CENTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85 Foundation of Air Force Role in Low-Intensity Conflict . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 In Search of an Air Force Role in Small Wars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Creation of Jungle Jim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 The Special Air Warfare Center : Its Origin, Expansion, and Growth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 A Time of Organizational Change . . . . . . . .94 Vietnam Devours Special Air Warfare Center Assets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Lessons from the Special Air Warfare Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103 7 A PLAN FOR USAF PARTICIPATION IN LOW-INTENSITY CONFLICT . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Committing the Organization . . . . . . . . . .106 Doctrine and Philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 A Special Air Warfare Center for Today's World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112 Looking Ahead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

 

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