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Doctrine Development (DD)
Develop, write, coordinate, staff for approval to the Aerospace Doctrine Committee and publish aerospace doctrine for the Air Force (AF).
The Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre (CFAWC) is the primary agency for the six operational-level AF function manuals; namely, Command,
Sense, Act (with sub-functions Shape and Move), Shield, Sustain and Generate.
(For tactical-level doctrine, most development and writing is done by the various air power communities, but
CFAWC is the coordination agency and entity that staffs this doctrine to the Aerospace Doctrine Committee for approval.).
Provide leadership, participants and subject matter expertise to various capability advisory groups (CAG), Air Force/Canadian Forces (CF) strategic reviews, CF Joint Level doctrine boards and national working groups.
Provide leadership, participants and subject matter expertise to various multi-nation international working groups, such as North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Air and Space Interoperability Council (ASIC).
Provide recommendations on the standardization, coordination and use of AF terminology.
Publish documents, reports, papers and research notes on aerospace power issues.
Recommend special projects/focus areas for academic research.
Monitor events and literature to identify aerospace power issues and lessons of interest.