Aeromedical Evacuation in NATO

Aeromedical Evacuation in NATO Where is the Alliance? By Major Jacopo Frassini, MD, IT AF, NATO MILMED COE By Colonel Petr Kral, MD, CZ A, NATO MILMED COE The Allied Aeromedical Architecture According to the NATO terminology database, Aeromedical Evacuation (AE) is the movement of patients under medical supervision by air transport to and between…

Bots Taking Over

Bots Taking Over The New-Breed Decision Makers By Major Mehmet Bayram, PhD, TU AF, JAPCC Introduction Decision-making problems, one of the main research areas of management science, have been studied in a highly-interdisciplinary manner by the contributions of the scientists and engineers from various research fields. Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and utilization of AI…

Big Data in ISR

Big Data in ISR Big Opportunity for Data Analysis Challenges By Major Giuseppe Valentino, IT AF, JAPCC Introduction Over the past few decades, the use of data and information has been exponentially increasing. While data collection is an expected and thus normalized facet of life, reinforced by the many bureaucratic protocols people adhere to in…

Transitioning NATO to an All-Domain Mindset

Transitioning NATO to an All-Domain Mindset By Captain Daniel Cochran, US N, JAPCC By Colonel Matthew Willis, US AF, JAPCC Refocus on Joint and Combined Joint All-Domain Operations (JADO) is a concept with the ambition of maximizing the effectiveness of all declared NATO forces through broadly focusing on two critical interoperability areas: obstacles between services…

Leveraging the Alliance’s Effort in Fighter Aircraft Design

Leveraging the Alliance’s Effort in Fighter Aircraft Design Multinational Task Groups on Fighter Aircraft Design and Assessment By Dr.-Ing. Andreas Schütte, German Aerospace Center (DLR) By Prof Dr Russell M. Cummings, United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) By Dipl.-Ing. David Klaßen, NATO Science and Technology Organization (NATO STO) Introduction The NATO Science and Technology Organization…

Air Power: The 6th Generation of Aircraft

Air Power: The 6th Generation of Aircraft By 2nd Lieutenant Raffaele Rossi, IT AF, Air Force Academy Introduction In addition to the existence of conventional threats, today the geopolitical scenario offers very complex hybrid challenges. Borders have returned to the centre of world politics, just like a century ago on the eve of the Great War. Moved,…

Hypersonic Weapons

Hypersonic Weapons The Defining Challenge of Our Time By Lieutenant Colonel Francesco Esposito, IT AF, JAPCC Introduction For most people, hypersonic weapons and aircraft represent yet another 21st century technological breakthrough in which science fiction becomes science fact.1 However, hypersonic studies have an extended history stretching back over half a century. In October 1967, William J.…

Space Tribes

Space Tribes Differentiating Space Operators in a Crowded Space Community By Lieutenant Colonel Henry Heren, US Space Force, JAPCC ‘Where you stand depends on where you sit.’1 Introduction ‘We have declared space an operational domain for NATO, recognising its importance in keeping us safe and tackling security challenges, while upholding international law,’2 announced the North Atlantic…

Responsive Space for NATO Operations – Part 2

Responsive Space for NATO Operations – Part 2 By Wolfgang Jung, German Aerospace Centre (DLR) By Lieutenant Colonel Tim Vasen, GE AF, JAPCC By Dr Dirk Zimper, German Aerospace Centre (DLR) Introduction Space Support plays a significant role in today’s modern warfare and is a key enabler for NATO’s technical and operational advantage. Worldwide technical…