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Trends in Air-to-Air Combat: Implications for Future Air Superiority

April 14, 2015 • By

In this study, Dr. John Stillion conducts a historical analysis of air-to-air combat, drawing on a database of over 1,450 air-to-air victories from multiple conflicts from 1965 to the present….

Maritime Competition in a Mature Precision-Strike Regime

April 13, 2015 • By

For over two decades, the U.S. military has enjoyed a near-monopoly in precision-guided weaponry and their associated battle networks. Recently, however, the proliferation of these capabilities to other militaries and non-state entities is gathering…

The Emerging Era in Undersea Warfare

January 22, 2015 • By

This report describes how undersea competitions evolved over the last century, the disruptive trends that may lead to a new era in undersea warfare, and the elements that will comprise…

Hard ROC 2.0: Taiwan and Deterrence Through Protraction

December 21, 2014 • By , and

Despite the recent ostensible improvements in relations between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China, the deteriorating cross-strait military balance continues to worry leaders in Taipei.  Taiwan is long past…

Commanding the Seas: A Plan to Reinvigorate U.S. Navy Surface Warfare

November 17, 2014 • By

Within the next year, the Navy must take advantage of an uncommon opportunity to set the course for the future surface fleet or fall further behind competitors who will increasingly…