Naval Air Operations Within the Role of JFACC: Lessons Learned and Future Roles
NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI DEPT OF OPERATIONS
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This paper deals with how naval air operations are integrating as part of the JFACC. It will analyze naval air operations in the Korean war and the Persian Gulf war as a means to determine where naval aviation is today. The Navy learned several valuable lessons during DESERT STORM. The Navy has made great progress toward becoming fully joint with the other services. The question that must be answered is how does naval leadership intend to support joint operations, specifically, the JFACC Can we allow ourselves to plan for the next conflict based on the last war fought Military history is full of examples that must not be repeated. This paper proposes joint air education training, full integration into the JFACC staff, accelerating C4I systems to the fleet, and operational training exercises as the way for tomorrows joint officer to be ready when called upon.
- Naval Surface Warfare