Blunting the Talons

The Impact of Peace Operations Deployments on USAF Fighter Crew Combat Skills

by John Stillion

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Peace operations deployments, especially fighter crew deployments, are a relatively new phenomenon.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

  • Figures

  • Tables

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgments

  • Glossary, List of Symbols, etc.

  • Chapter One

    Introduction and Overview

  • Chapter Two

    Research Context

  • Chapter Three


  • Chapter Four

    Model Specification, Skills of Interest and Hypotheses

  • Chapter Five

    F-15E and F-16C Bombing Skills

  • Chapter Six

    Air-to-Air Combat Skills

  • Chapter Seven

    Policy Options and Conclusions

  • Appendix

  • Bibliography

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