1998 Military Reports
- America's Army: Preparing for Tomorrow's Security Challenges Authored by Major General Robert H. Scales. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College December 1998
- Invasion, Intervention, "Intervasion": A Concise History of the U.S. Army in Operation Uphold Democracy By Walter E. Kretchik, Robert F. Baumann, and John T. Fishel U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Press Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1998 -- "In September 1994, U.S. military forces were ordered to execute Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti. (...) At the time American troops entered Haiti, I was Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. It was my firm conviction that the Army's experience in Uphold Democracy should be duly recorded, both for posterity and for officers today who have to wrestle with similar, unorthodox situations. The present study is one such contribution to the historical record."
- Mongolian Defense White Paper, 1997-1998, (Ulaanbaatar: Mongolia's Institute for Strategic Studies Press 1998)
- Military Modernization in the People's Republic of China--Implications for the United States and the Region David B. Mathews; James M. Norris (Faculty Advisor) Air Command and Staff College 1998 -- Economic reform in the People's Republic of China (PRC) has actually slowed military modernization efforts and hindered indigenous defense production.
- "Underground Combat Stereophonic Blasting, Tunnel Rates and the Soviet-Afghan War" by Lester W. Grau & Ali Ahmad Jalali - The United States Army fought subterranean battles in the tunnels of Vietnam. Following a few tear gas grenades or a charge of C4 plastic explosive, "tunnel rats" would go underground to find Viet Cong or North Vietnamese combatants or materiel. Small, slender soldiers, armed with a flashlight and a .45 caliber pistol, would crawl into the Vietnamese tunnels for reconnaissance and possibly close combat. Almost all of the Vietnam-era tunnel rats have left active duty by now, but the need to train for this type of underground combat remains.
- SHIPBUILDING IN NORTHWEST RUSSIA U.S. EMBASSY - MOSCOW, DECEMBER 1998
- Submarine Forward Presenceas of Nov. 1998 Undersea Warfare Winter 1998
- USS Boise's 1998 Deployment Undersea Warfare by Steve Ross, Commander, USN Winter 1998 -- On 1 June, USS Boise (SSN-764) completed a multi-mission, multi-theater deployment that demonstrated how the nuclear attack submarine's mobility, flexibility, and stealth will be vital to U.S. Navy forward presence and warfighting. We were the first SSN to deploy following participation in the revised Inter-Deployment Training Cycle (IDTC) recently instituted by Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (COMSUBLANT) to prepare submarines for six-month, multi-mission deployments. The baseline proficiency Boise developed during the training cycle was key to our success in making short-notice changes in both missions and mission areas during the deployment. This agility, long a requirement of forward-deployed naval forces, will become increasingly relevant as U.S. forces operate in the more complex and uncertain environments of the 21st century.
- The VIRGINIA Class: America's Next Submarine by Barbara Graves and Edward Whitman Undersea Warfare Winter 1998-- The New Attack Submarine - whose lead ship will be the USS Virginia (SSN-774) - charts an exciting new course for the U.S. Navy
- SSBN Security Program: The "fine print" of America's Strategic Insurance Policy by Michael L. McHugh, Captain, U.S. Navy Undersea Warfare Fall 1998-- With a growing percentage of the Nation's strategic nuclear deterrent carried by the ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) force, credible pre-launch survivability of the SSBNs becomes a major strategic issue in its own right. This is not a new concern, and the question of U. S. submarine survivability was considered quite early in the Cold War. Late in the 1960s, the Department of Defense established a Vulnerability Task Force (VTF) to determine how safe the "41 for Freedom" SSBN force would be against enemy attempts to neutralize it before launching its strategic missile payload. When the VTF attempted to address this issue in all its generality, however, it quickly realized there were too many gaps in our knowledge of both the threat and the physical aspects of underwater detection, tracking, and engagement to arrive at a definitive answer.
- Voices From the Deep: The New Age of Submarine Communications by Jacob Longacre, Gerald Exley, and Craig McMillan Undersea Warfare Fall 1998-- It has begun to transform itself from a "Silent Service" - with a tradition of operating independently - into a full participant in Network-Centric Warfare. With networked computers linked together by a variety of communications paths, submarines will soon be able to transmit and receive information at unprecedented rates. The Navy needs these new capabilities to establish information superiority over future adversaries as a major factor in achieving battlespace dominance.
- The Economic Crisis and ASEAN States' Security Authored by Dr. Sheldon W. Simon. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College October 23, 1998
- Opening Pandora's Box: Ethnicity and Central Asian Militaries Authored by LTC Dianne L. Smith. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College October 01, 1998
- China's Military Potential Authored by Dr. Larry M. Wortzel. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College October 01, 1998
- STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES for the EXTRA LARGE DEPLOYABLE AIRCRAFT HANGAR SYSTEM 30 Oct 1998
- System Performance Specification (SPS) for the Extra Large Deployable Aircraft Hangar System (XLDAHS) AAC/WMO, Department of the Air Force 30 October 1998 -- The B-2 Bomber Program Office has identified the need for portable hangars to support deployed operations. These hangars must be robust in construction to provide reliable protection for the aircraft and safety for the maintenance crew. They must also maintain stringent inside temperature and relative humidity conditions during B-2 aircraft maintenance operations. This System Performance Specification defines the Extra Large Deployable Aircraft Hangar System (XLDAHS). The objective of the specification is to outline the performance and physical characteristic requirements for a system that meets established physical and functional requirements for a B-2 aircraft maintenance hangar over a wide range of environmental conditions.
- CHINA'S MILITARY POTENTIAL Larry M. Wortzel US Army Strategic Studies Institute October 2, 1998
- Battle Command Battle Lab BATTLE BOOK [Ft. Leavenworth] 30 September 1998 - The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide information to the battle commanders at brigade and battalion levels on the employment of the battlefield operating systems (BOS) and to help further the discussion of battle command. The pamphlet will help establish the conditions for teaching,
- Further Development of the Panoramic Night Vision Goggle by Jeffrey L. Craig and Eric E. Geiselman, 8 Sep 1998. [PDF, 159Kb] "A novel approach to significantly increasing the field of view (FOV) of night vision goggles (NVGs) has been developed. This approach uses four image intensifier tubes instead of the usual two to produce a 100 degree wide FOV. A conceptual demonstrator device was fabricated in November 1995 and limited flight evaluations were performed. Further development of this approach continues with eleven advanced technology demonstrators scheduled for delivery by the end of December 1998 that will feature five different design configurations. Some of the units will be earmarked for ejection seat equipped aircraft due to their low profile design allowing the goggle to be retained safely during and after ejection. Other deliverables will be more traditional in design approach and concentrate more on transport and helicopter aircraft as well as ground personnel. Planned testing to collect both subjective and quantitative data will begin in November 1998."
- NATO After Enlargement: New Challenges, New Missions, New Forces Edited by Dr. Stephen J. Blank. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College September 1998
- The Virginia Declaration National Conference on the Future of Liberia Unity Conference Center, Virginia August 19, 1998 - Conference Resolutions
- Acoustic Research in Russia - a review Office Of Naval Research-European Office Biophysics Newsletter No. 41 - August 16, 1998
- Breaking Away from the Bear Authored by LTC Dianne L. Smith. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College August 03, 1998
- Halt Phase Strategy: New Wine in Old Skins . . . with Powerpoint Authored by Dr. Earl H. Tilford Jr.. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College July 23, 1998
- On Diversity Authored by LTC Andre H. Sayles. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College July 10, 1998
- Challenging the United States Symmetrically and Asymmetrically: Can America be Defeated? Edited by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews USA Ret.. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College July 1998
- Defining U.S. Atlantic Command's Role in the Power Projection Strategy Authored by Professor Douglas C. Lovelace Jr., Dr. Thomas-Durell Young. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College August 1998
- China's National Defense Information Office of the State Council Of the People's Republic of China July 1998
- The Political-Military Rivalry for Operational Control in U.S. Military Actions: A Soldier's Perspective Authored by Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews USA Ret.. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College June 22, 1998
- Nonlethality and American Land Power: Strategic Context and Operational Concepts Authored by Professor Douglas C. Lovelace Jr., Dr. Steven Metz. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College June 15, 1998
- Saudi Arabian Force Structure Development in a Post Gulf War World by C. A. Woodson, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS. - June 1998
- The RPG-7 On the Battlefields of Today and Tomorrow by Mr. Lester W. Grau, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS Infantry May-August 1998
- Culture of the East Asian World Headstart/First Semester Asian I School May 1998 Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center - - Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center -- The goal is establishment of a "level playing field" where students and faculty can possess competency in a common cultural literacy for this area of the world.
- Calculating China's Advances in the South China Sea: Identifying the Triggers of "Expansionism" By Lieutenant Michael Studeman, U.S. Navy, Naval War College Review 51, no. 2 Spring 1998
- The Case for Army XXI Authored by Mr. John Gordon IV, Mr. Peter A. Wilson. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College May 27, 1998
- The Creeping Irrelevance of U.S. Force Planning Authored by Dr. Jeffrey Record. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College May 19, 1998
- Reforming NATO's Military Structures: The Long-Term Study and Its Implications for Land Forces Authored by Dr. Thomas-Durell Young. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College May 15, 1998
- Redefining Land Power for the 21st Century Authored by Dr. William T. Johnsen. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College May 7, 1998
- Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Sahel: The Tuareg Insurgency in Mali Authored by Lieutenant Colonel Kalifa Keita. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College May 01, 1998
- CONFLICT AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE SAHEL: THE TUAREG INSURGENCY IN MALI Lieutenant Colonel Kalifa Keita, Army of the Republic of Mali, May 1, 1998
- Freedom of Navigation: FY 1997 OPERATIONAL ASSERTIONS DoD 1998
- Pacifica Crisis Scenario January 2002 [May 1998] Battle Command Training Program (BCTP) Warfighter Exercise I Corps / 40th Infantry Divison [CALGUARD] / G2
- European Security and NATO Enlargement: A View from Central Europe Edited by Dr. Stephen J. Blank. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College April 1998
- New Century, Old Thinking: The Dangers of the Perceptual Gap in U.S.-China Relations Authored by Colonel Susan M. Puska. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College April 10, 1998
- AY 97 Compendium Army After Next Project Edited by Dr. Douglas V. Johnson II. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College April 6, 1998
- The Role of the Armed Forces in the Americas: Civil-Military Relations for the 21st Century Edited by Dr. Donald E. Schulz. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College April 01, 1998
- Mainland China's (PRC) Military Situation Chapter 3 in Republic of China 1998 National Defense Report [April 1998]
- Evolutionary Technology in the Current Revolution in Military Affairs: The Army Tactical Command and Control System Authored by Elizabeth A. Stanley Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College March 25, 1998
- Russia's Armed Forces on the Brink of Reform Authored by Dr. Stephen J. Blank. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College March 16, 1998
- The Age of Revolutions Authored by Lieutenant General Claudia Kennedy. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College March 10, 1998
- Five-Dimensional (Cyber) Warfighting: Can the Army After Next be Defeated Through Complex Concepts and Technologies? Authored by Dr. Robert J. Bunker. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College March 10, 1998
- THE MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX Prof A Kennaway Conflict Studies Research Centre, Sandhurst UK (C98) March 1998
- World View: The 1998 Strategic Assessment from the Strategic Studies Institute Edited by Dr. Earl H. Tilford Jr.. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College February 26, 1998
- Force Planning Considerations for Army XXI Authored by Dr. William T. Johnsen. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College February 18, 1998
- Joint U.S. Army-Navy War Planning on the Eve of the First World War Authored by Colonel Adolf Carlson. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College February 16, 1998
- Operation JUST CAUSE: Foreshadowing Example of Joint Vision 2010 Concepts in Practice David B. Haight -- NAVAL WAR COLLEGE - 13 February 1998
- World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 1997 [Bureau of Verification and Compliance, US Department of State, Washington, DC] February 3, 1998 [corrected on 1/29/99]
- Searching for Stable Peace in the Persian Gulf Authored by Dr. Kenneth Katzman. Edited by Dr. Stephen C. Pelletiere. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College February 2, 1998
- Chinese Views of Future Warfare edited by Michael Pillsbury, Institute for National Strategic Studies 
- C-130 Broad Area Review (January 1998) The Secretary of the Air Force, responding to a request from members of the United States Senate, tasked the Acting Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force to conduct a BAR of C-130 flight safety, addressing the missions and environments in which it flies, and its safety history. In addition, the Secretary directed the team to look at the King 56 incident to make certain all potential causes and contributing factors were properly considered, and to ensure that everything appropriate was being done to enhance C-130 flight safety.
- Chechen Status Wide Differences Remain (P27) Charles Blandy Conflict Studies Research Centre, Sandhurst UK - January 1998
- RUSSIAN AVIATION INDUSTRY U.S. EMBASSY - MOSCOW, JANUARY 1998
- STRATEGIC TRENDS IN CHINA - NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY 1998
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