B-GA-403-000/FP-001, Canadian Forces Aerospace Shape Doctrine

1st Edition,
Published: March 2014

  • Preface
  • Keynotes
  • Chapter 1: Shape Fundamentals
    • Introduction
      • Force application
      • Information operations
    • Why Royal Canadian Air Force Shape?
    • Aerospace power
      • The strategic effect of aerospace power
    • Shape capabilities and roles
    • Shape and the Sense function
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Control of the Air
    • Introduction
      • Counter-air operations
      • Domestic control of the air / air sovereignty
      • Expeditionary control of the air
    • Offensive counter-air
      • Offensive counter-air operation missions
    • Defensive counter-air
      • Defensive counter-air operation control and coordination
      • Defensive counter-air operation missions
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Air Attack
    • Introduction
    • Counter-sea operations and support to maritime forces
    • The maritime perspective
      • Air-maritime coordination
      • The littoral
      • Maritime aviation
      • Counter-sea missions
    • Counter-land operations and support to land forces
      • The land perspective
      • Air-land coordination
      • Tactical aviation
      • Counter-land missions
    • Special air operations
      • Special operations - general
      • Special air operations overview
      • Special air operations missions
    • Strategic attack
      • Strategic attack mission
      • Centres of gravity
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Aerospace Information Operations
    • Introduction
      • Definition
      • Principles of information operations
      • Core information operations activity areas
      • Components of information operations
    • Aerospace information operations
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Command and Control
    • Introduction
      • Command and Control in the aerospace domain
      • Apportionment and allocation in joint operations
    • Air battle rhythm and air tasking cycle
    • Aerospace targeting
      • Deliberate targeting
      • Dynamic targeting
      • Intelligences, surveillance and reconnaissance and the joint targeting cycle
    • Summary
  • Glossary
  • List of Abbreviations
  • References
  • Additional Reading