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Determining future U.S. tactical airlift requirements

Jeffrey Record

Determining future U.S. tactical airlift requirements

by Jeffrey Record

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Published by Pergamon-Brassey"s International Defense Publishers in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Air Force -- Tactical aviation.,
    • Airlift, Military -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesDetermining future US tactical airlift requirements.
      StatementJeffrey Record.
      SeriesSpecial report / Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, Special report (Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis)
      ContributionsInstitute for Foreign Policy Analysis., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUC333 .R4 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 46 p. ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2374149M
      ISBN 100080355617
      LC Control Number87002281

        (5) No one was more qualified than Momyer to advise on future tactical airlift requirements. General Momyer had participated in the tactical airlift modernization briefing to Gen. John D. Ryan and Robert C. Seamans, Jr., the Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Air Force, respectively, and had opposed the VSTOL LIT course, promoting a new STOL. The last 1, feet of the runway did not meet the weight-bearing load requirements for the C−, and not enough time was available to request that the necessary experts recertify the airfield as an “assault landing zone,” which has less restrictive surface requirements. Consequently, the U.S. Air Force C−s provided tactical airlift.

      Strategic Airlift Gap Has Been Addressed, but Tactical Airlift Plans Are Evolving as Key Issues Have Not Been Resolved, GAO, November GAO states that Figure 2 is based on GAO analysis of DOD data. Program Origin and Milestones The C program began in the early s.5 Procurement of Cs began in FY The firstFile Size: KB.   An Italian Air Force crew was the overall winner. The th Tactical Airlift Wing, Little Rock AFB, Ark., won in Beyond the Airlift Master Plan. The Airlift Master Plan defines airlift force structure requirements from now through the turn of the century. It provides a workable strategy for matching expected capability with long-term.

        Without strategic and tactical airlift capacity, Europe would not be capable of conducting such warfare. But Mr. Armstrong not only prophesied of a coming unified European military force, its break from the U.S., and the almost utter destruction of this world in a global conflict (Matthew 24), he also prophesied of a coming wonderful world that. foreign country to meet requirements associated with overseas travel of the Secretary of State in that country. Questions regarding which rate applies can be directed to HQ USTRANSCOM J8-A at Commercial () or DSN 1. Instructions for use of U.


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Determining future US tactical airlift requirements: Responsibility: Jeffrey Record. Future Airlift Requirements 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) James Herron 5d.

PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) U.S. Army War College,Carlisle Barracks,Carlisle,PA, 8. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION REPORT Author: James W. Herron. The C is the Air Force preference for future airlift.

It is designed to carry the full range of combat and support equipment including outsize cargo as can the C-5, but not as much. When the C was designed, the Air Force imposed operating requirements that will make the C much more capable as a military transport.

DROP ZONE: The Future of Tactical Airlift. The joint operating environment will undergo many changes in the next years.

The proliferation of disruptive technology will further enhance an adversary’s anti-access and area denial (A2/AD) strategies. The C will also be reaching the end of its life expectancy in this same timeframe.

Tactical Airlift (Part 1 of 2) [Office of Air Force History, U.S. Air Force] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tactical airlift matured in Vietnam.

American airlift personnel worked with the French prior to their pull-out in the mids. Recommendation: To help improve DOD's management of strategic and tactical airlift assets, the Secretary of Defense should direct the Commander, Air Mobility Command, to determine the appropriate mix of CJs and Cs that are needed to meet Army time-sensitive, mission-critical requirements and common user pool requirements.

The purpose of this Graduate Research Project (GRP) is to determine the number of pallet position equivalents (PPE) required to support a unit of personnel deployed to an area of responsibility.

PPE is defined as the quantity that represents the length of a shipment-unit expressed in. Tactical Airlift (the United States Air Force in Southeast Asia) Paperback – Aug by Roy L. Bowers (Author), Office of Air Force History (Author), Richard H.

Kohn (Foreword) & out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 4/5(4).

The U.S. cannot maintain adequate forces abroad to satisfy its security needs; therefore, it must be prepared to meet military aggression through rapid movement of active & reserve units. A Congressionally mandated study done in determined that the U.S.

lacks adequate means to rapidly move troops & equipment overseas. Under the congressional requirement, the Military Airlift Command was to have the capability to move 60 tactical fighter squadrons, 1 Marine amphibious brigade, and 6 Army divisions to the Middle East within ten days.

To accomplish this ambitious goal, the Air Force planned to. Author of The Specter of Munich, Japan's decision for war inDetermining future U.S.

tactical airlift requirements, Wanting war, Beating Goliath, The Rapid Deployment Force and U.S. military intervention in the Persian Gulf, Beyond military reform, U.

Nuclear Weapons in EuropeWritten works: Making War, Thinking History. The myth of strategic and tactical airlift Article (PDF Available) in Air and Space Power Journal 31(1) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Page - The Airlift and Sealift Program comprises: the Military Airlift Command's strategic airlift aircraft; the Air Force's tactical airlift aircraft assigned to the Tactical Air Command and the Unified Commands; the transport and tactical airlift aircraft in the reserve components of all the Services; certain cargo and transport aircraft of the Navy and Marine Corps; specialized.

Explore books by Jeffrey Record with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ See all books authored by Jeffrey Record, including Beating Goliath: Why Insurgencies Win, and Making War, Thinking History: Munich, Vietnam, and Presidential Uses of Force from Korea to Kosovo, and more on Tactical airlift aircraft are designed to be maneuverable, allowing low-altitude flight to avoid detection by radar and for the airdropping of supplies.

Most are fitted with defensive aids systems to protect them from attack by surface-to-air missiles. The earliest Soviet tactical airlift occurred in That airlift which provides the immediate and responsive air movement and delivery of combat troops and supplies directly into objective areas through air landing, extraction, airdrop, or other delivery techniques; and the air logistic support of all theater forces, including those engaged in combat operations, to meet specific theater objectives and requirements.

U.S. Department of Defense Report o. DDIG SEPTEM Excess Inventory Acquired on. Performance-Based Logistics. Contracts to Sustain the.

Air Force’s CJ Aircraft. FR FFICIAL USE L FR FFICIAL USE L. The document contains information that may be exempt from mandatory disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. strategic airlift issues in November and provides new information on tactical airlift programs and issues.

1 GAO, Defense Acquisitions: Timely and Accurate Estimates of Costs and Requirements Are Needed to Define Optimal Future Strategic Airlift Mix, GAO (Washington, D.C.: Nov.

21, ). Defense Acquisitions. MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT. U.S. ARMY- U.S. AIR FORCE. JOINT FORCE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS. The Army and the Air Force affirm that to fulfill their roles in meeting the national security objectives of deterrence and defense, they must organize, train, and equip a compatible, complementary and affordable Total Force that will maximize our joint combat capability to execute.

Future tactical airlift assets must consider potential needs and requirements, not simply the needs of a single service. This requires designing a platform to address the limitations outlined in chapter 1, the needs outlined in chapter 2, and the service-specific requirements summarized in .methods of airlift delivery: airland and aerial delivery.

There are five parameters that affect the decision of which method to use: 1) the nature of the theater airlift operation, 2) user requirements, 3) the capabilities of available airlift forces, 4) the types of airlift terminals available, and 5) theFile Size: KB.

DOD periodically assesses global threats, the national military strategy, and its force structure to determine future airlift requirements and to judge the sufficiency of its acquisition and modernization plans.

The analytical basis for DOD’s current airlift requirements is the mobility capabilities study completed in December