The NATO special operations headquarters air warfare center: A smart defense approach
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This report was prepared for NATO Special Operations Headquarters to assist with the organizational design, resourcing and selection of air assets to enable the creation of an Air Warfare Center (AWC). This report represents a collaborative effort between the Defense Analysis Department and the Graduate School for Business and Public Policy conducted with the support of both NATO and the US Special Operations Command. Areas of research emphasis include the justification for an organic special operations air capability within NATO, proposed organizational structure for the AWC, procurement and sustainment of excess defense articles and possible near and long term solutions for rotary and fixed wing aviation assets.
NPS Report NumberNPS-DA-12-001
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