How will the US and the Allies Meet the Challenge of Shifting from Slow-Mo to High Intensity Combat Operations?

Robots in the Future of Warfare

By Sean Welsh

In a future high-intensity war, it might be written: “[u]sing a new technological invention, the Red robots wiped out the Blue robots in the first days of the war, compelling the Blue humans to surrender. Some Blue humans tried to fight on, but the Red robots disarmed them, laughing at their slowness. The videos taken by the Red robots went viral.”

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Turning Back the Chinese Offensive: An “Objective Rallying Point

By Ed Timperlake

The Trump Administration is shaping a way ahead to engage the Chinese and rollback their offensive to become the globally dominant power.

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The Potential Role of Tactical Airborne Reconnaissance in High Intensity War

By Rodney Barton

In high-intensity war and pulling the digital ‘wet-film’ imagery from a pod-equipped fighter jet may be the only viable reconnaissance method available to reveal adversary posture and intent.

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Hybrid Warfare

By Squadron Leader Jimmy

The electromagnetic interrupter gear will need to synchronise spectrum requirements for communications, radars and precision navigation and timing as well as requirements for understanding what the similar threat systems are doing, and the conduct of offensive electronic warfare to degrade and disrupt the threat’s use of the spectrum.

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High Intensity Warfare and Air Force Culture

By Ross Mahoney

The maintenance of a culture that allows air forces to fulfil their stated defence mission requires not only strategic builders but also the development of a power and consent relationship between the many ‘tribes’ that make up these organisations.

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The Role of Kill Webs in High Intensity Warfare

By SLD Team

The hierarchical CAOC is an artifact of nearly 16 years of ground war where we had complete air superiority; however, as we build the kill web, we need to be able to make decisions much more rapidly.

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