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The moral domain of war : a view from the cockpit

Author: Walter Anthony Grady; Air University (U.S.); Air University (U.S.). School of Advanced Airpower Studies.
Publisher: Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Air University, [1993]
Dissertation: School of Advanced Airpower Studies, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. 1992-93
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Document : Thesis/dissertation : National government publication : eBook   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Major Grady uses original research obtained from surveys--that focus on the Vietnam War--completed by F-105 pilots in an attempt to analytically determine the moral domain of war factors that enable a pilot to fly in combat. He states that the moral domain consists of the motivation forces originating from within a person's heart and soul, viewing motivation in war from the pilot₂s perspective. This emphasis shift  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Thesis/dissertation, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Anthony Grady; Air University (U.S.); Air University (U.S.). School of Advanced Airpower Studies.
OCLC Number: 53293040
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Oct. 27, 2003).
"May 1993."
Description: x, 86 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Details: System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.; Mode of access: Internet from the Air University Press web site. Address as of 10/27/03: http://aupress.au.af.mil/SAAS%5FTheses/Grady/grady.pdf; current access is available via PURL.
Responsibility: Walter Anthony Grady Jr.

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Major Grady uses original research obtained from surveys--that focus on the Vietnam War--completed by F-105 pilots in an attempt to analytically determine the moral domain of war factors that enable a pilot to fly in combat. He states that the moral domain consists of the motivation forces originating from within a person's heart and soul, viewing motivation in war from the pilot₂s perspective. This emphasis shift gives insights that indicate a fundamentally different set of motivation factors operating on the pilot than generally assumed from projecting ground-combatant motivation factors on airmen, further arguing that the combat motivation factors affecting pilot behavior in combat adheres to a pattern emanating from the moral domain of war. Major Grady believes this process will allow the United States to maintain vigilance over likely threats to our national interest, allowing us to keep our superior capabilities by continually analyzing the threat. With the long lead times for fielding new weapon systems and the complex task of developing new processes, he concludes that this important effort should help to minimize surprises and enhance cooperation between coalition forces.

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