Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 - Faculty of Law

Analysis of Russian Airpower in the 21st Century

Russia intends on utilizing its airpower to conduct offensive power projection in neighboring countries and to defend itself from Western encroachment.

By John Gerlach

Alternatives to the aircraft carrier: an analysis of the French strategic debate

Since the end of the Second World War, the status of capital ship of the aircraft carrier has been a consensus. However, the criticisms against him seem to be on the increase today. These are based on geostrategic, techno-capability and / or economic considerations.

By Pierre Vallée

The Evolution of Command and Control (C2) in Multi-Domain Operations

Over the past two decades, several states in competition with the United States have capitalized on advances in technology and are now capable of challenging U.S. operational dominance in all domains. To counter this threat, the United States and its allies have adopted a doctrine of “multi-domain operations”. The complexity of this new strategy requires advances in communications technology, evolution and adaptation of artificial intelligence, and an overhaul of current command structures and processes.

By John Gerlach

The Thought of John Boyd, an epistemological perspective

While John Boyd’s work is often summed up in the “OODA loop”, his contributions to the strategic thought are much broader. They include the modern air combat theorization or a thorough reflection on maneuver and command modes.

𝐎𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗

By Joseph Henrotin