The United Kingdom 's Air Defense

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The United Kingdom 's Air Defense 1. Introduction The United Kingdom’s air defense is responsible for surveillance and controlling of systems to improve airport and aircraft security. It plays a role in creating awareness through early warning systems in case of impending air attacks. The air command provides ground fighters with ground control in coordination with naval ships in waters in order to maintain the nation’s integrity by protecting its airspace. This paper discusses the cultural awareness of the United Kingdom and how it deals with operational environment variables that include political, military, economical, social, information, infrastructure, physical environment, and time. 2. United Kingdom Air Surveillance and Control…show more content…
The air defense also controls the aircraft. Through the fighter controllers, the air force provides tactical coordination and control to aircrafts used in air defense by regular police. The air force also trains in air defense. Ground attack forces are able to conduct training with their air defense colleagues through the coordination by the air force controllers. The air force takes part in the quick reaction alert whereby aircrafts are held ready all day to investigate intruding aircrafts into the United Kingdom airspace. The United Kingdom air forces work closely with the NATO in the identification of unknown aircrafts. Indeed, the NATO air force issues guidance and direction to the United Kingdom forces in launching quick reaction alert. The Field Manual FM 3-24-2 represents a support system for the security agencies in understanding the environment where military operations are conducted. The Manual was developed by the United States in 2008 to create mutual understanding between the military forces and the operating environment. It is hoped by the United States the manual can contribute towards the future threats directed to the United States. The manual is motivated by prospects that the future confrontations are likely to be less conventional and, therefore, the military needs to be more aware of a structure focused on the restoration of services and negotiation of
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