Are the services trying to improve their joint operational abilities fast enough? The answer, for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy, has its roots in their behavior in the late 1970s and 1980s. In the future, joint operational capabilities will accelerate dramatically, because of the growing convergence between service visions and doctrines.
Barry, John L. and Blaker, James
"After the Storm—The Growing Convergence of the Air Force and Navy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 54
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol54/iss4/8