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IAMD was subsequently incorporated into Air Force Doctrine Annex 3-01, Counterair Operations.
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.
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.
Higher headquarters concluded that P-51-equipped units in the future would focus on higher-altitude counterair operations.
However, the assessment of these developments illustrates that the PLA is shifting from a strategy of providing point defense of key military, industrial, and political targets to a new joint antiair/antiaccess strategy based on a modern, integrated air defense system capable of offensive and defensive counterair operations.
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.
42) This has led to the speculation that armed UAVs/UCAVs will play a role in counterair operations (and by extension as air superiority fighters in the future).
Like counterair operations, counterspace operations have offensive and defensive components.
Just as we gain and maintain air superiority through offensive and defensive counterair operations, so do we achieve space superiority through offensive and defensive counterspace operations.