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Author Fedorchak, Viktoriya, author

Title British air power : the doctrinal path to jointery / Viktoriya Fedorchak
Published London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2019


Description 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Theory; The definition of doctrine; The purposes of doctrine; Relationship between policy, strategy and doctrine; Relationship between doctrine, technology and policy; Doctrine hierarchy; Debates on doctrine; A wider perspective of doctrinal functionality; Conclusion; 2 The Historical Context; Preconditions of the first RAF doctrine; The first RAF doctrine; Air Publication (AP) 1300; AP 1300, second edition (February 1940); AP 1300, third edition (January 1950)
A nuclear aspect and the fourth edition of AP 1300 (March 1957)Doctrinal vacuum in the 1970s-1980s; A new chapter in the history of RAF doctrine; AP 3000, second edition, 1993; The lessons of history; 3 Case Study of the Third Edition of AP 3000 (Part I); Factors of the external environment; Domestic politics; 4 Case Study of the Third Edition of AP 3000 (Part II); Networks (academics); Doctrine authors and personalities; Conclusion; 5 Case Study of the Fourth Edition of AP 3000; The context: The absence of doctrine; Lessons of previous operations; The internal environment
The role of academicsThe role of authors; Conclusion; 6 Case Study of JDP 0-30; The external environment/operational experience of Libya; Internal factors; The role of academics; The role of authors; Conclusion; 7 Air Power Today and the Future; Doctrine today; A conceptual component, public perception and organizational transformation; Thinking to Win; Instead of conclusion; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 11, 2018)
Subject Air power -- Great Britain
Military doctrine -- Great Britain
Military history: post WW2 conflicts.
21st century history: from c 2000.
Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000.
British & Irish history.
History -- Military -- Aviation.
Air power.
Military doctrine.
Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781350044050