Doctrine: Air Power

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Doctrine: Air Power
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“Let us return to the air”
Requires Synthetic Fossil Fuels, Doctrine: Flexibility
Leads to Orbital Spaceflight, Mind/Machine Interface
Terraform Airbase
Chassis Needlejet
Ability Air Superiority
Facility Aerospace Complex
AI priority
Conquer: 3, Discover: 0, Build: 3, Explore: 4
Air Power rests at the apex of the first triad of victory, for it

combines Mobility, Flexibility, and Initiative.

—Spartan Battle Manual

The colonists had brought the knowledge of atmospheric flight to Planet, but not the materials to build and maintain large quantities of aircraft in Planet’s harsh conditions. With the discovery of Synthetic Fossil Fuels for materials and a renewed emphasis on Doctrine: Flexibility, pilots can again make the leap into the clouds.