Friday - 24 November, 2017

Air Power (AP)

Aim:
  • Is to provide understanding of Basic Principles of Air Warfare, use of Air Power, develop basic knowledge on Air Operations, Air Defence concepts, tasks, various Air Power rolls in the Air/Land operations, planning and staff procedures involved in Air Operations,components of active and passive Air Defence systems,combat related activities and Air Intelligence.
Contents:            
  • Nature and Principles of war, Meaning and Evolution of Air Power, Air Operations, Air Operations exercise, Air Defence, Air Defence exercise, Electronic Warfare, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Warfare, Flight Safety.
Methodology:
  • Lectures, Assignments and Practical exercises
Scheme of Evaluation
  • End of the module practical examination and assignments.
Recommended Readings:
  • Training notes on Air Power, AP 3000, ACSC, Volume 8, “Leadership and Command”, RAAF Aerospace Centre, “The War in the Air”, The Future of Air Power, Military Air Power.