Technology Innovation and the Future of Air Force Intelligence Analysis: Volume 2, Technical Analysis and Supporting Material
The authors recommend tools, technologies, and processes to address the growing demand for Air Force Distributed Common Ground System support as it relates to intelligence squadrons within the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing.
Jan 27, 2021
Technology Innovation and the Future of Air Force Intelligence Analysis: Volume 1, Findings and Recommendations
There is growing demand for the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System to analyze sensor data. The authors assessed how new tools and technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, can help meet these demands.
Jan 27, 2021
Joint All-Domain Command and Control for Modern Warfare: An Analytic Framework for Identifying and Developing Artificial Intelligence Applications
The authors examine and recommend opportunities for applying artificial intelligence and, more broadly, automation to deliberate planning for joint all-domain command and control for the U.S. Air Force.
Jul 1, 2020
The authors describe decisionmaker needs for assessments of space mission assurance (SMA), challenges for conducting SMA assessments, the shortfalls that may result from the challenges, and options for addressing the shortfalls.
May 20, 2020
This report identifies and describes means to allay significant challenges to the fielding of new Air Force nuclear weapon systems, with a focus on the integrated planning and preparation for mission success across programs.
Oct 29, 2019
Guide to conducting a command-and-control (C2) risk and resilience tabletop exercise, a new wargaming method of assessing metrics for C2 structures in terms of risks from adversary efforts or the operational environment and resilience to those risks.
Jun 21, 2018
Command and Control of Joint Air Operations in the Pacific: Methods for Comparing and Contrasting Alternative Concepts
This report recommends methods for comparing and contrasting alternative organizational concepts for command and control of joint air operations in the Pacific in different scenarios.
Jan 18, 2018
This report analyzes several missions assigned to the A-10C aircraft and the needs this mission set could generate over the next five years. It also assesses existing and planned forces' effectiveness and capability gaps in performing those missions.
Mar 2, 2017
This briefing describes a suite of tools to help the Air Force think through future roles for remotely piloted aircraft.
May 30, 2012
New Approaches to Planning, Executing, and Assessing Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Operations
This research brief summarizes research detailing a methodology for assessing the benefits and costs of U.S. Air Force intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance employment strategies.
Apr 13, 2008
Methodology for Improving the Planning, Execution, and Assessment of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Operations
Presents alternative methods to approach U.S. Air Force intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) tasking and assessment processes and presents a methodology for assessing the benefits and costs of different ISR employment strategies.
Mar 29, 2008
Examines the capabilities and costs of onboard technologies to divert or destroy missiles attacking commercial airliners.
Jan 20, 2005
How does the Army plan to ensure its continued access to potential trouble spots around the world?
Sep 15, 2004