Accession Number : ADA567476


Title :   The Evolution of Air Force Targeting


Descriptive Note : Journal article


Corporate Author : AIR UNIV MAXWELL AFB AL AIR FORCE RESEARCH INST


Personal Author(s) : Glock, John R


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA567476


Report Date : Dec 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 30


Abstract : FROM THE ALPHA to the omega, targeting has been the essence of air power. People who have written about or employed aerospace power have long recognized the importance of targeting. They have understood that successful application of air power depends on targeting. This article examines three themes. First, it traces the evolution of Air Force targeting. Second, it shows that Air Force targeting has been a driving force in the development of air intelligence. The final theme is the Air Force s leadership in air targeting.


Descriptors :   *AIR POWER , *TARGETING , AIR FORCE , LEADERSHIP , MILITARY HISTORY , MILITARY INTELLIGENCE , REPRINTS


Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE