Theses and Dissertations
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The Icarus illusion: technology, doctrine and the Soviet Air Force
This thesis describes and analyzes the relationship between post-World War II Soviet fighter aircraft design and Soviet air employment doctrine. It tests the proposition that Soviet fighter aircraft are developed in response ...
The Soviet Central Asian challenge: a neo-Gramscian analysis
The Soviet Union faces a revolutionary challenge from its Central Asian Muslim population which is capable of undermining Soviet authority in the region. the thesis establishes a neo-Gramscian theory for analyzing the ...
An examination of radiation in an integrated marine atmospheric boundary layer model
An integrated marine atmospheric boundary layer (MABL) model is evaluated relative to its ability to estimate longwave and shortwave radiation. the model is initialized and verified using data taken during the 1983 Mixed ...
Initiative in Soviet Air Force tactics and decision making
This thesis discusses the evolution of individual initiative in fighter tactics of the Soviet Air Force. World War II forced pilots to break from restrictive tactics and to develop and use initiative in combat. By war's ...
Japan's emerging role as an Asian-Pacific power
In view of the rapidly changing security environment surrounding Japan—the growing Soviet military buildup, the relative decline of U.S. military, economic, and diplomatic power, and the growing influence of its regional ...
Using voice recognition as an input medium to the JINTACCS Automated Message Preparation System (JAMPS)
This thesis investigates the interfacing of voice recognition, also known as automatic speech recognition (ASR), with the Joint Interoperability of Tactical Command and Control Systems (JINTACCS) Automated Message ...
Deception in Soviet military doctrine and operations.
This thesis analyzes the role deception serves in the armed forces of the Soviet Union. The analysis focuses on the Soviets' mindset, historical application, military doctrine, organization, and current application of ...
Three-dimensional display of synoptic-scale weather data.
This thesis develops a technique for the three-dimensional (3-D) display of clouds, topography and atmospheric surfaces on an image and graphics analysis system. Cloud heights were estimated from infrared satellite ...
Branch Of Service
Captain, United States Air Force (8)