1 Illustrations, color; 5 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 299 p. 6 illus., 1 illus. in color.
Frans P. B. Osinga, Paul A. L. Ducheine, Prof. Michael N. Schmitt
1st ed. 2016
Table Of Contents
Introduction.- Targeting in Context.- From Douhet to Drones, Air Warfare and the Evolution of Targeting.- The Current Targeting Process.- Some Considerations Concerning the Role of the Ius ad Bellum in Targeting.- The Law of Targeting.- Ethical Issues in Targeting.- Rules of Engagement and Targeting.- Means and Methods of the Future: Autonomous Systems.- Non-kinetic Capabilities: Complementing the Kinetic Prevalence to Targeting.- Targeting in a Coalition Operations.- Evaluating the Effectiveness of Leadership Decapitation Tactics Against Terrorist Groups.