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Journal Edition 36

We are excited to unveil the new and improved JAPCC Journal, offering a transformative reading experience with captivating articles. To begin, it is crucial to highlight that the enduring conflict between tyranny and liberty remains [...]

The Challenge of Symbiosis

Synchronizing Kinetic and Non-Kinetic Ops
By Maj 
Charilaos 
Nikou 
By Sqn Ldr 
David 
Tucker 
The landscape of modern warfare has undergone significant transformations in recent years, becoming far more complex and multifaceted. The parameters of this new era of warfare have broadened beyond the traditional military-focused model, encompassing a [...]

Electronic Warfare in Ukraine

Preliminary Lessons for NATO Air Power Capability Development
By Mr 
Duncan 
McCrory 
The Russian Federation has invested heavily in Cyber and Electronic Warfare (EW) since the 2008 military reforms as an asymmetric response to NATO military capabilities that depend on sophisticated electronic systems. However, Russia has not fully [...]

The Heart of Decision Superiority

Evolve or Lose – Why Your Next War May Be Won or Lost in Seconds
By Col (ret.) 
Anthony 
Bellione 
‘The question is not whether NATO will need to evolve and develop its C4ISR capabilities but whether it can do so in time to meet the gathering threats to the Alliance.’ General James Cartwright, Former [...]

Agile Combat Employment

The Next Big Thing for NATO Air Power
By Lt Col 
Isaiah 
Oppelaar 
The concept of Agile Combat Employment (ACE) may not be entirely new nor radical, but the complexities of modern warfare necessitate a number of modifications resulting in a more nuanced and innovative approach. Defined by [...]

Towards Intelligent Flight Simulator Training

By Prof. 
Murat Perit 
Çakır 
By Col 
Gökhan 
Gürakar 
Recent developments in neurophysiological sensor technologies have enabled the development of wearable and portable devices, leading to new research areas such as neuroergonomics. Such pBCI systems have the potential to enable the development of personalized training [...]

Fifth-Generation Intelligence Considerations

Cannot Be Afterthoughts
By Maj 
Joy 
Lomheim 
To unleash the full reconnaissance capabilities of fifth (and future) generation platforms, we need to prioritize and enable their potential for Non-Traditional Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (NTISR), wherein non-ISR (albeit ISR-capable) platforms are tasked with [...]

NATO Rapid Air Mobility

Bringing the ‘Rapid’ into NATO Air Transport
By Maj 
Massimo 
Di Milia 
‘Obtaining additional air transport mobility – and obtaining it now – will better assure the ability of our conventional forces to respond, with discrimination and speed, to any problem at any spot on the globe [...]

Hypersonic Weapons on the Front Line

Deterrent or Detractor?
By Cdr 
Aaron 
Shiffer 
Some regard hypersonic weapons as a niche capability that offers a new first-strike capability for a small set of high-value targets, while others argue they have little real impact beyond strategic messaging of national prestige [...]

The Italian Navy Carrier Strike Group

Vanguard for the Nation
By VAdm 
Aurelio 
De Carolis 
‘The Italian Navy Fleet is undergoing a thorough process of preparation and training to guarantee the readiness of its forces and to ensure the maritime defence and security of our country, protecting national interests and [...]

Charting a New Course

The Czech Air Force Transition to an Exciting New Era
By Maj Gen 
Petr 
Čepelka 
Today, the Czech Armed Forces (CAF) and its Air Force are at a historical and conceptual turning point. This year, it celebrates 30 years since establishing a separate Czech Armed Forces after the dissolution of [...]

A Transformative Exercise

Air Defender 2023: Elevating NATO’s Defence Strategies
By Lt Gen 
Thorsten 
Poschwatta 
Initiated by Germany in 2018, AIR DEFENDER 2023 (AD23) aimed to be the most extensive deployment and live flying exercise of Air Forces in Europe since the establishment of NATO. Its purpose was to send [...]

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