We simply need to remember that preserving a measure of air superiority
does not preclude an opponent from undertaking suicidal and unexpected attacks, as demonstrated by the Japanese kamikazes of World War II.
Unlike the ground war, which became increasingly conventional as the years dragged on, the VPAF never really met with the decisive success necessary to transition to air superiority
The Twelfth entered the war with a doctrine that gave the supported ground commander control of air assets assigned to support his maneuver while relegating the gaining and maintaining of air superiority
to a lesser priority.
Although the F-35 is supposed to be multirole, it will never be used as a ground attack aircraft, and will always be second best as an air superiority
fighter to the F-22 Raptor.
JP 1-02 defines counterair as "a mission that integrates offensive and defensive operations to attain and maintain a desired degree of air superiority
A former Air Force pilot and aviation historian analyzes how the United States won air superiority
in the Korean War with an aircraft that was initially inferior to its opponent.
In Afghanistan we often count on these new heroes of France to stand up bases, to gain and maintain air superiority
, deliver precision munitions in combat, collect intelligence, and perform exactly the same missions that were asked of them and the men of the Lafayette Escadrille 88 years ago.
The Luftwaffe's attempts to supply the Sechste Armee at Stalingrad failed, and British air supply of Slim's beleaguered 14th Army at Imphal, April-June 1944, depended on overwhelming Allied air superiority
NSAWC provides training, assessment, aviation requirements recommendations, research and development priorities for integrated strike warfare, maritime and overland air superiority
strike fighter employment, airborne battle management, combat search and rescue, close air support, and associated planning support systems.
Suddenly, the United States had a clever new spokesperson, Jamie Shea, from England, who talked cheerfully of damage done, of punishment being meted out, of NATO power and NATO air superiority
A future air superiority
force based primarily on SAMs might be more fearsome and cost-effective than one based on manned aircraft.
About the F-22: The F-22 is the Air Force's newest aircraft designed to deliver affordable air superiority