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ISBN: 0833015419, 9780833015419
Authors: Jean R. Gebman, Lois J. Batchelder, Katherine M. Poehlmann
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: implications, volume, executive, summary, issues, airlift, right, mix, military, civil, finding
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Intertheater airlift provides the Department of Defense with the ability to deliver combat forces or humanitarian relief rapidly anywhere in the world and to respond quickly to changing circumstances. But the national security strategy is being adapted to fit a changing world, and budget constraints are increasing. Military airlift is more costly than civil airlift, but military airlift has advant......
Author: Katia Vlachos Dengler
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: airlift, capabilities, strategic, european, weight, improving, carry
Formats:PDF
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This dissertation addresses the problem of the shortfall between the strategic airlift capabilities which European Union requires if it is to fulfill the ambition to be a credible security actor and the capabilities available to the major European nations individually and collectively.It does so by identifying and describing the key factors that influence decision-making on strategic airlift capab......
ISBN: 0833025554, 9780833025555
Authors: James P. Stucker, Ruth T. Berg, Andre A. Gerner, Amanda Giarla, William L. Spencer, Lory Arghavan, Roy Gates
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: operations, airlift, capacity, airfield, understanding
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In the spring of 1994, the Office of the Secretary of Defense was coordinating the Airlift Requirements Study, in which a simulation model developed by the Air Force was to be used to analyze alternative fleets of passenger and cargo aircraft. However, certain model inputs had been criticized, especially in the earlier C-17 Cost and Effectiveness Analysis, for contributing to model-generated estim......
ISBN: 0833040383, 9780833040381
Authors: Robert C. Owen, Karl P. Mueller
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: operations, counterinsurgency, future, capabilities, airlift
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Current and probable future United States involvement in counterinsurgencies revives a long-standing debate about whether these missions call for adding specialized aircraft, training, or other resources to the general military airlift fleet. The authors examine the use of airlift in past and present counterinsurgency operations, including the Foreign Internal Defense program. They conclude that g......
ISBN: 0833047558, 9780833047557
Authors: John Stillion, David T. Orletsky, Anthony D. Rosello
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: analysis, fna, needs, functional, airlift, intratheater
Formats:PDF
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This functional needs analysis (FNA) is the second in a trio of documents that the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System requires for a capabilities-based assessment of intratheater airlift capabilities. Specifically, this analysis assesses the ability of current U.S. Air Force assets to deliver the airlift capabilities identified in the first document, the functional area analysis......
ISBN: 0833015583, 9780833015587
Authors: Jean R. Gebman, Lois J. Batchelder, Katherine M. Poehlmann
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: issues, implications, volume, analysis, airlift, civil, right, mix, military, finding
Formats:PDF
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Intertheater airlift provides the Department of Defense with the ability to deliver combat forces or humanitarian relief rapidly anywhere in the world and to respond quickly to changing circumstances. But the national security strategy is being adapted to fit a changing world, and budget constraints are increasing. Military airlift is more costly than civil airlift, but military airlift has advant......
ISBN: 0833050850, 9780833050854
Authors: David T. Orletsky, Daniel M. Norton, Anthony D. Rosello, William Stanley, Michael Kennedy, Michael Boito, Brian G. Chow, Yool Kim
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: analysis, fsa, solution, functional, airlift, intratheater
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This functional solution analysis (FSA) is the third in a trio of documents that the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System requires for a capabilities-based assessment of intratheater airlift capabilities. Specifically, the analysis is an operationally based assessment of current capabilities to determine whether a materiel solution is required to close the capability gap identifie......
ISBN: 1585660191, 9781585660193
Author: Charles E. Miller
Source: aupress.au.af.mil
Keywords: doctrine, airlift
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Colonel Miller shows how the worldwide orientation of American foreign policy, the numerous threats to free-world interests, and the speed and complexity of modern warfare have combined with political and resource constraints to produce today's airlift doctrine and force structure.......
Author: A. A. Barbour
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: air, reserve, forces, 141s, airlift, implications, transferring, strategic, cost
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The Military Airlift Command's C-141 fleet presently is operated under an arrangement whereby each squadron is manned by both active duty and reserve personnel on an approximately 55 percent active to 45 percent reservist basis. This Note compares the cost of operating these C-141 squadrons under the present arrangement with the cost of a wholly reservist operation. It was found that when the cost......
ISBN: 0833044176, 9780833044174
Authors: David T. Orletsky, Anthony D. Rosello, John Stillion
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: analysis, faa, area, functional, airlift, intratheater
Formats:PDF
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This functional area analysis is the first in a trio of documents that the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System requires for a capabilities-based assessment of intratheater airlift capabilities. This volume sets the stage for the assessment by laying out the tasks, conditions, and standards required for the intratheater airlift fleet. The authors gleaned these by examining high-le......
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