This monograph examines the PLA’s approach to close air support including command and control, coordination, and support to ground combat. The current and future roles of Army Aviation and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Unmanned Aerial Combat Vehicles (UACVs) are also assessed as well as the PLA’s lessons learned from foreign militaries, future trends and possible incorporation of intelligent technologies.

“The People’s Liberation Army’s Evolving Close Air Support Capability” By Kevin McCauley (January 2024) – FMSOFMSO

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