Flashcards in AF Doctrine/Joint Force Chapter 4 Deck (47):
What dos the doctrine guide us in?
Actions to support national objectives, successful military objectives, common terminology
A doctrine should be used with
A good doctrine will...
Inform, allow departure points and is flexible
Doctrine is about war fighting not
Doctrine is about organization not
Doctrine is about synergy
Doctrine is about integration
Doctrine is about what's important not
Doctrine is about right force not
Equal shares of force
What is the AFDD 1
Airmans basic doctrine, describes how to use military action, how forces are trained, equipped, organized
What is AFDD X-0
Operational Doctrine - guides in employment of forces and gives focus for developing mission
What is the tactical doctrine?
How to accomplished detailed objectives
How is the tactical objective coded
TTP- tactical technique procedure
Airpower is inherently a ____ force
Airpower is ____ culturally intrusive
Airpower is the most ____ military power
Weapons should be based off of
Their ability to influence adversary's capability and will
One of the most important characteristic of airpower:
Quickly move around the world and begin operations
Principles of war
Aspects of war that are universally true and relevant
What do the tennetns of airpower compliment
Principles of war
What do the tenets of airpower do
Provide specific info on employment of air, space capabilities
Oldest tenet of airpower
Centralized control and decentralized execution
What is the AF doctrine?
Official beliefs, principles and terminology that guide proper use of air, space and cyberspace power in military operations
What is decentralized execution
Delegation of authority designed Lower level commanders and other tactical level decisions makers to achieve effective control
What does flexibility allow?
Exploit mass and maneuver simultaneously
What is versatility
Employ airpower effectively at the strategic level
What is the function of the services?
train, organize, equip military services to perform a role.
What is the role of a service?
Broad and enduring purpose for which the services were established by law.
What is the Air Force's role?
Prompt and sustained offensive and defensive air operations. National Security Act 1947
Who assigns the mission?
SECDEF or President to the CCDR
promotion safe/flexible use of airspace
cyberspace Force Application?
Incorporate computer network attack, exploitation and defense to protect networks
Command and Control? C2
Exercise of authority and direction by a properly designed commander over assigned attached forces
What is strategic level C2
National security Objectives
Operational Level c2
War, campaigns and major operations are planned
Tactical Level C2
Battles are engaged
The acquisitions of information and the provision of this information
processing and Exploitation
Conversion of all collected information into suitable forms of intel
Analysis and Production
Interpretation of all source data and the preparation of intelligence products in support of known user requirements
dissemination and integration
Delivery of intel and application of intel to missions
Global Precision Attack
Strike rapidly and persistently with a wide range of munitions
ops conducted to destroy enemy's potential before it can be used against friendly forces
Close Air Support
Fixed/rotary winged aircraft against hostile targets
Agile Combat Support
to sustain and protect Air Force Special Operations Command
Battlefield Air Operations
Unique set of combat proven capabilities
Intel, surveillance and reconnaissance
Synchronization of platforms with planning and direction of data that provide actionable intel, weather, environmental awareness