Accession Number:

AD1018417

Title:

Airborne Platforms for Emergency Communications and Reconnaissance in Domestic Disaster Response

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Air Command and Staff College Maxwell Air Force Base United States

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Report Date:

2010-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

Since the 19th century, aircraft have played a significant role in military operations worldwide. From the use of observation balloons in the American Civil War, to the introduction of jet-powered aircraft in World War II, to the advent of remotely piloted aircraft RPA like the Reaper and Global Hawk, the role of aircraft has been ever expanding as technology advances in our nations Air Force. One of the initial roles of military of aircraft was to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance ISR to battlefield commanders. That role continues today in a variety of situations.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE