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    Air Superiority and Irregular Warfare

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    What are the greatest challenges that asymmetric/irregular warfare poses to the use of airpower? Identify at least 2 issues from past or present conflicts.

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    I think that one of the greatest challenges that asymmetric/irregular warfare poses to the use of air power, is the challenge of being able to identify enemy targets and to be able to attack them before they are moved etc. This is a particularly difficult challenge in irregular warfare, largely due to the fact that the more powerful nation will usually have the greatest amount of air power and control of the air over the battlefield, and the less powerful military force will usually utilize hit and run tactics, as well as to constantly move their base camps or staging areas. What this essentially means is that by the time that ...

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    This solution describes how irregular warfare reduces the effectiveness of air superiority using past examples. The challenges discussed includes the ability to identify enemy targets and to be able to attack them before they are moved. The solution is given in 412 words.

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