Lieutenant Colonel

Francesco 

Persichetti 

Joint Air Power Competence Centre (2011-2014)

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Education and Training (E&T) Post-Afghanistan

Is this the Dawn of Real Joint Efforts?
By Lt Col 
José 
García 
By Lt Col 
Richard 
Hartung 
By Lt Col 
Heiko 
Hermanns 
By Lt Col 
Francesco 
Persichetti 
By Col 
Francesco 
Turrisi 
Any soldier, especially at the leadership level, must have the competencies and skills that enable them to thoroughly plan and execute operations utilising timely decision-making in order to successfully handle these challenges. All too often, [...]

Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2013

Air Power Post-Afghanistan
By Lt Col 
José 
García 
By Lt Col 
Richard 
Hartung 
By Lt Col 
Heiko 
Hermanns 
By Lt Col 
Francesco 
Persichetti 
By Col 
Francesco 
Turrisi 
The JAPCC’s annual conference is fast approaching and JAPCC Staff is eagerly looking forward to the start of the event. We have high expectations that we hope will yield thought-provoking and interesting dialogue. The air [...]

NATO’s Air Strategy After Afghanistan

A Proposal for NATO’s Future Air Vision After Afghanistan
By Lt Col 
José 
García 
By Lt Col 
Richard 
Hartung 
By Lt Col 
Heiko 
Hermanns 
By Lt Col 
Francesco 
Persichetti 
By Col 
Francesco 
Turrisi 
The end of the Cold War brought an increase in NATO’s reliance on Air Power as NATO and the Alliance nations have repeatedly turned to Air Power as their first, and in some cases only, [...]

Unmanned Technology

Key to Success or Limiting Factor?
By Lt Col 
José 
García 
By Lt Col 
Richard 
Hartung 
By Lt Col 
Heiko 
Hermanns 
By Lt Col 
Francesco 
Persichetti 
By Col 
Francesco 
Turrisi 
From the beginning of history, every society has sought to attain military supremacy over their potential rivals. It has always been recognised that military power was needed to protect territories and interests from competitors or [...]

Air Power

Independent Action and Independent Effect
By Lt Col 
José 
García 
By Lt Col 
Richard 
Hartung 
By Lt Col 
Heiko 
Hermanns 
By Lt Col 
Francesco 
Persichetti 
By Col 
Francesco 
Turrisi 
Independent Air Power has been an enduring theme of military aviation since man first took to the skies. It underpinned the establishment of air forces and led some airmen to adopt particularly firm views on [...]

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