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Blinding the Eagle: Potential Loss of Strategic ISR in the 21st Century

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Air Command and Staff College, Air University Maxwell AFB United States

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Anti-AccessArea-Denial A2AD is a modern term referring to warfighting strategies focused on preventing an opponent from operating military forces near, into, or within a contested region.2 War against future enemies who employ platforms that deny US electro-magnetic capabilities and use cyber war will make the manned high-altitude Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance platform a necessity in achieving victory in A2AD operations. Contested, denied, operations encompass those operations in which the ability of a unit or platform to operate within a specified domain is either contested or denied by adversarial forces in the same or adjacent domains.

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