Maximizing the Psychological Effects of Airpower
Lessons from Past Wars
This research brief describes work documented in Psychological Effects of U.S. Air Operations in Four Wars, 1941-1991: Lessons for U.S. Commanders (MR-576-AF).
Excerpt: The psychological effects of air operations can help shorten wars and reduce their costs, particularly in lives. In some conflict situations, these effects may in fact exceed the physical effects in importance.
Read Online Version
- Copyright: RAND Corporation
- Availability: Web-Only
- Document Number: RB-38
- Year: 1996
- Series: Research Briefs
This report is part of the RAND Corporation research brief series. RAND research briefs present policy-oriented summaries of individual published, peer-reviewed documents or of a body of published work.
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.