The USAF Scientific Advisory Board: Its First Twenty Years, 1944-1964
Название: The USAF Scientific Advisory Board: Its First Twenty Years, 1944-1964
Автор: Thomas A. Sturm
Размер: 23 mb
Год издания: 1986
The wartime group operated under explicit instructions, but the postwar group underwent a long period of experimen-modus operandi.at tation before it arrived a satisfactory Per-haps the most salient lesson the SAB learned during these early years was that it could not survive in the form it had already it its come to regard as traditional unless struck out on own when others lagged in soliciting its services. In this regard it found it was no different from other Air Staff offices, despite its unique nature. That is, had contented itself with resting it on its laurels when assignments were not forthcoming, soon it would have atrophied, perhaps expired. Hence there emerged three prime initiators of SAB assignments: the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force; Air Staff and field agencies; and the board itself. No matter how carefully official statements enunciated board duties, they could not posr'bly encompass the SAB's full role and significance. For example, Lt. Gen. Donald Putt, L. while serving as board military director, offered the additional observation that the board insured " that we in the USAF main-tain the progressive outlook, that constant willingness to discard the old and try the new. " The SAB's technical director, Mr. Chester N. Hasert, depicted it as " a unique organization for quickly assembling the best scientific brains of the country with a background in Air Force problems [ and a ] proven capa-a bility of obtaining quick answers to major policy decisions of technical nature which the Air Force would be slow to achieve as through other means. " James Doolittle saw the SAB H. Dr. the organ through which " American science has an opportunity. to know Air Force problems and assist in their solution.. a public service of the...
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