The Air Force Way of War : U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The Air Force Way of War : U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

Author: Brian D Laslie
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Air Force Way of War, Brian D. Laslie examines the revolution in pilot instruction that Red Flag brought about after Vietnam. The program's new instruction methods were dubbed "realistic" because they prepared pilots for real-life situations better than the simple cockpit simulations of the past, and students gained proficiency on primary and secondary missions instead of superficially training for numerous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian D Laslie
ISBN: 9780813160597 ) 0813160596 ((hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC Number: 1112667212
Description: xiv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: USAF Pilot Training and the Air War in Vietnam --
Training Tactical Fighter Pilots for War --
Operational Exercises --
Setting the Stage : Impact of New Aircraft on Training --
Short of War : Air Power in the 1980s --
Preparing for a Storm : Operation Desert Shield --
Desert Storm : Execution --
Reorganization after the Storm --
Deliberate and Allied Force --
Conclusion
Responsibility: Brian D. Laslie

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