Centre for Air Power Studies - Enforcing SEa control in ior with Joint naval and aErial aSSEtS
8 November 2023
Force Multiplier • Synergy: The combined capabilities of naval and air assets create a force multiplier effect, where the effectiveness of the joint force is greater than the sum of its individual components. [...] Precision and Effectiveness • Target Identification: Air assets can provide real-time intelligence and reconnaissance, helping naval assets to identify and engage targets accurately. [...] Distraction and Deception Distraction and deception are time-honoured tactics in warfare, and their application in modern naval and air operations is both sophisticated and multi-dimensional. [...] Here's how a combination of naval and air forces can employ these tactics in practice: Strategic Objectives 08 November 2023 | PAGE - 5 Centre for Air Power Studies I S S U E B R I E F • Resource Drain: Distraction and deception tactics can force the enemy to allocate resources, such as aircraft and ships, away from the main area of operations. [...] The Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS) is an independent, non-profit think tank that undertakes and promotes policy related research, study and discussion on defence and military issues, trends, and development in air power and space for civil and military purposes, as also related issues of Centre for Air Power Studies national security.