Taking Wing: Time to Decide on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Author: Andrew Davies, Harry White
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
This paper discusses what a delay in the acquisition of a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet and resulting ‘interim’ purchase of Super Hornet and Growler electronic warfare aircraft would mean for Australia’s air combat capability and its defense budget.
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Air and Space Power Journal: March-April 2014
Author: Mark A Welsh, Jake Polumbo, Wesley Long, Buck Elton, Alan Docauer, Danny Lam, Brian Paul Cozzarin, Phillip S Meilinger, Stephen J Cimbala
Air Force Research Institute (AFRI)
This issue of the Air and Space Power Journal includes articles on: 1) the United States Air Force's core missions; 2) the deployment of nonstandard forces of airmen in joint forces; 3) the concept of centralized control / decentralized execution; 4)...
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The Role of Italian Fighter Aircraft in Crisis Management Operations
Author: Vincenzo Camporini, Tommaso De Zan, Alessandro Marrone, Michele Nones, Alessandro R Ungaro
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
This book examines Italy's airpower doctrine fundamentals and trends stemming from operational experience since the end of the Cold War, as well as possible future scenarios of crisis management operations which would envisage the use of fighter airc...
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F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Author: Michael Sullivan, Bruce Fairbairn, Marvin Bonner, W Kendal Roberts, Erin Stockdale, Jungin Park, Megan Porter, John Lack
US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
This report reviews the F-35 acquisition program. It addresses (1) F-35 program performance during 2012, including testing, technical risks, and software; (2) manufacturing performance indicators, production results, and design changes; and (3) acqui...
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