Journal of the Royal New Zealand Air Force

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New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Air Force, Maker
Production Date
Vol.3, no.1 (2017, part B) - Vol.5, no.1 (2019, part B). Part A contains academically credible articles on air power, serving as an academic forum for the presentation and stimulation of critical thinking, debate and education on air power. Part B contains a broad collection of air power papers, essays, articles and book reviews intended to promote and enhance air-mindedness, encourage professional mastery and stimulate debate and discussion about air power at all levels. Vol.3, no.1 (2017): Part B Chief of Air Force foreword / introduction to the journal of the RNZAF / editor's notes / air power: doing something in the air / the use of aircraft in the defence of New Zealand: Capt W. Ivory, Capt. C.W.D Bell / report on the air aspect of defence problems of New Zealand / to what degree can air power's inputs to battle be considered strategic? / strategic air power in the nuclear age / US and Soviet approaches to state security and aviation technology during the latter stages of the cold war / soldiers are from mars and airmen are from venus: does air power do what it says on the tin? / can New Zealand's military meet the challenges of the South Pacific? / book review: air warfare, history, theory and practice by Peter Gray Vol.4, no.1 (2018): Part B Introduction / editor's notes / New Zealand's position on defence in the world today / investigation of unidentified flying objects / military drones: does New Zealand need them? / control of the air and its utility in low to medium intensity conflict / RNZAF as an independent air force: then and now / air surveillance capability and the security of the exclusive economic zone / space systems, New Zealand and the NZDF / book reviews Vol.5, no.1 (2019): Part B Introduction to the journal of the Royal New Zealand Air Force / editor’s notes / six tenets for our air force / a New Zealand space security strategy / reflecting on the Bettington Report of 1919 – a centennial legacy / information-enabled air force: eye in the sky, or pie in the sky? / a new era for airships: enhancing New Zealand’s air power with lighter than air technology / space weather and aviation impacts of solar flares / book reviews / the man who took the rap: Sir Robert Brooke-Popham and the fall of Singapore / RAF on the offensive: the rebirth of tactical air power 1940-1941 / Rabaul 1943-1944: reducing Japan’s great island fortress / “Sam” Marshal of the Royal Air Force, the Lord Elworthy: a biography
Other Name
RNZAF Journal
Journal of the RNZAF
Physical Description
volumes : photographs (some colour) ; 21.5 cm
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Credit Line
New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Air Force. 2017. Journal of the Royal New Zealand Air Force, PUB-2017-73. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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