- 7 Apr 2021
Latest figures show RAF airstrikes targeted 4,369 militants in Iraq and Syria since 2014; MOD maintains claim only one civilian killed
These new figures include 4,066 militants killed (93% of total), with 303 more militants wounded (7%).
- 16 Oct 2020
Targeting Life in Idlib: HRW report on Syrian-Russian strikes on Civilian infrastructure
HRW say targeting of civilian infrastructure by the Syrian-Russian Alliance amounts to war crimes and crimes against humanity.
- 9 Jul 2020
The effects of strategic bombing of Germany in WWII on health and medical care
This report summarises the conclusions of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey in their research into the effects of air raids on the health of Germany.
- 8 Jul 2020
The Effects of Strategic Bombing in WWII on German Morale
This report summarises the conclusions of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey in their research into the effects of air raids on the willingness and ability of the German population to support the war effort.
- 29 Apr 2019
United States’ airstrike rules of engagement reviewed
Given the levels of civilian harm United States airstrikes have been shown to cause, AOAV has published this paper to help throw more light on the United States' Rule of Engagement.
- 16 Apr 2019
China’s airstrike rules of engagement reviewed
There is limited evidence on the Chinese Air Force's rules of engagement - this review attempts to project what they might be.
- 22 Mar 2019
UK’s airstrike rules of engagement reviewed
AOAV examines UK airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, including civilian casualties and rules of engagement.
- 19 Mar 2019
Saudi Arabia’s airstrike rules of engagement reviewed
AOAV examines Saudi Arabia's rules of engagement and their airstrikes in Yemen.
- 14 Mar 2019
Russia’s airstrike rules of engagement reviewed
AOAV investigates Russian Rules of Engagement and use of airstrikes.
- 18 Feb 2019
Summary report from a joint AOAV-Chatham House round-table examining the RAF and Airstrikes
On December 3rd 2018, AOAV and Chatham House convened a roundtable discussion examining the RAF and airstrikes, considering the ways in which civilians could be better protected.
- 31 Mar 2015
‘Air Power in Afghanistan’ – How NATO changed the rules, 2008-2014
NATO's use of air strikes in Afghanistan has long been controversial. AOAV's new report examines how NATO was forced to change its rules for aerial bombing in populated areas.