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IAMD was subsequently incorporated into Air Force Doctrine Annex 3-01, Counterair Operations. It states that the IAMD approach is a subset of counterair and cautions that IAMD has the potential to split offensive and defensive activities and fracture unity of command and unity of effort.
For this article, we define aircraft that fall into the DOD UAS Category 1 (weighing less than 20 pounds) as an sUAS6 because the interdiction of larger than Category 1 aircraft quickly approaches traditional defensive counterair operations. (7)
F-35Bs operating from M-FARPs will often achieve their best successes as elements of broader air-component information, surveillance, reconnaissance, counterair and air-defense missile, and counterair operations. Although operating F-35Bs from M-FARPs could reduce demands on air-refueling (AR) forces, tanker support also can enhance the operational advantages of forward basing.
Higher headquarters concluded that P-51-equipped units in the future would focus on higher-altitude counterair operations.
Air superiority and its enabling complement, counterair operations, are defined in joint doctrine.
According to AFDD 3-01, Counterair Operations, "Control of the air is normally one of the first priorities of the joint force.
Obviously as well (and by some standards anachronistic if anyone ever thought about it), Air Force fighters cannot conduct counterair operations at anywhere near the same intercontinental ranges at which bombers and transports operate--a clear contrast to the Navy's capability.
For an overview of air superiority as well as offensive and defensive counterair operations, see JP 3-01, Countering Air and Missile Threats, 5 February 2007, chap.
(13.) AFDD 2-1.1, Counterair Operations, 1 October 2008, 5, _pubs/afdd2_1_1.pdf (accessed 8 December 2009).
For example, AFDD 2-1.1, Counterair Operations, and AFDD 2-1.4, Countersea Operations--both encompassed by AFDD 2-1, Air Warfare--differ in terms of target type.
The future will see a mix of manned and unmanned platforms together with space weapons in counterair operations.
Like counterair operations, counterspace operations have offensive and defensive components.