By Benjamin S. Lambert
Contemporary campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq have validated that American provider air energy can behavior coordinated deep-strike missions way past coastal reaches, supplying round the clock goal assurance, constantly exact objective assault, and a number of winning targer assaults in keeping with sortie.
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At the time the attacks occurred, the aircraft carriers USS George Washington (CVN-73) and John F. Kennedy (CV-67) were engaged in predeployment workups off the East Coast of the United States. John C. Stennis (CVN-74) and Constellation (CV-64) were similarly preparing for deployment off the California coast. Kitty Hawk (CV-63) was at dockside in her home port of Yokosuka, Japan. Enterprise (CVN-65) was outbound from the Southwest Asian area of operations off the coast of Yemen heading for home as she neared the end of a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf.
Air Force B-1B, ten B-52, and two B-2 bombers. 3 During these operations, the Navy’s EA-6Bs played a new role. In the past, they had focused mainly on jamming enemy surface-to-air missile (SAM) radars. 4 Those operations were supported by an elaborate inflight refueling scheme, with carrier-based S-3 tankers orbiting off the coast of Pakistan to top off inbound Navy strike aircraft just before the latter proceeded to their holding stations over Afghanistan. Air Force KC____________ 3 Thomas E. Ricks and Vernon Loeb, “Initial Aim Is Hitting Taliban Defenses,” Washington Post, October 8, 2001.
S. Splits Afghanistan into ‘Engagement Zones,’” Washington Times, October 18, 2001. 11 Rear Admiral Matthew Moffit, then serving in the Directorate of Air Warfare (OPNAV N78) in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, later noted that LGBs often outshined JDAMs in responsiveness, since having ground combat controllers available to put laser spots on targets promptly made target attack less cumbersome than having an aircrew manually enter target coordinates into the aircraft’s avionics suite.