Integrating Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems into Non-Segregated Airspace

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Integrating Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems into Non-Segregated Airspace By Major André Haider, DEU Army, JAPCC By Laura Samsó, ESP, Centurion Technologies Consulting LLC Introduction In recent years, Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) have been the aviation industry’s most dynamic growth sector and this trend is expected to continue. Market studies estimate that…

Intellectual Interoperability and Higher Education

Intellectual Interoperability and Higher Education Professional Training and Partnership Development with Academia By Bruce Hargrave, Senior Lecturer and Leader of the Military Education Group in the School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln The read-ahead material for the 2013 JAPCC Conference touched on the concept of ‘Intellectual Inter­operability’. In the context of how useful –…

African Relations

African Relations NATO’s Reach for Stability By Colonel António A. Santos, PRT AF, JAPCC “… beyond our [Alliance] frontiers there is uncertainty and insecurity, … my first and enduring priority will be to ensure that NATO remains vigilant and prepared to meet the challenges and threats of the future.” General Philip Mark Breedlove, USAF, SACEUR,…

Interoperability Through Innovation

Interoperability Through Innovation By Commander Tim ‘Fitz’ Fitzpatrick, U.S. Navy, JAPCC As the war in Afghanistan comes to its pre-planned conclusion after 13 years, nations will be faced with decisions that will shape the future of warfare. The probable reduction of defence spending over the next decade will undoubtedly affect force structures, emerging weapons systems…

Regional Fighter Partnership – Options for Cooperation and Cost Sharing

The aim of this paper is to describe a RFP concept to share costs across common fighter aircraft ­capabilities and their enabling aspects, including ­logistics, maintenance and training, whilst keeping national sovereign command over assets. The focus is on CEE nations willing to pool and share resources that supports basic national requirements for air policing, precision strike and Close Air Support (CAS) of ground forces.

Journal 4

To airmen logistics might not be as ‘sexy’ as achieving coherent effects or as apparently progressive as achieving decision superiority, the other 2 transformation goals, but air power’s contribution to, and reliance on, joint deployment and sustainment are of critical importance. The air power perspective of achieving joint deployment and sustainment is the theme of this, the fourth edition, of the Journal of the Joint Air Power Competence Centre.