But the DM4 still lacks the breadth of experience to handle tanker versus airlift
VR-57 C-9s and other CFLSW aircraft provided unprecedented levels of logistical airlift
support to forward-deployed coalition forces, satisfying time-critical taskings with minimal mobilization time or training needed.
The purpose of the airlift
was to carry enough supplies into Western China to keep the Chinese in the war.
In the middle of June, one of my sources called to tell me that he had heard that the Air Force, the Defense Department, and Lockheed were meeting to plan a strategy to see that the C-5B won the airlift
vote in the House.
This report analyses how airlift
will fare in 15 leading country markets.
Air Warfare Centre; Cobham Mission Equipment; Danish Air Force; EEAS Belgium; Elmendorf Air Force Base; EU Military Staff; European Air Transport Command (EATC); European Commission; European Defence Agency; FALKO; GB Consulting; German Air Force; Heavy Airlift
Wing; Institute for Defense Analyses; Jeppesen; KBR; Kommando Luftwaffe; Lockheed Martin; Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group; Ministry of Defence Austria; Movement Coordination Centre Europe; NATO SHAPE; OCCAR; Omni Air International; Royal Air Force UK; Spanish Air Force; Teledyne Controls; UK MoD; United Nations; US Transportation Command; World Fuel Services Europe plus many more.
offers aviation services in support of expeditionary operations worldwide, together with passenger and cargo transport, aeromedical services, night vision operations, aerial delivery, search and rescue, and other special mission services.
Ian Craddock, Head of Helicopters 2 in the MOD's Defence Equipment and Support department, said: "I have every confidence that AAR Airlift
has the capability and experience to provide a search and rescue service that maintains the high standards set by the Royal Air Force, who we must thank for the service they have delivered to date.
was "the precondition that had to be met to make possible all other Allied military action" (emphasis in original) (p.
Air Force Expeditionary Center from the US Air Force will deliver the deliver keynote speech on US Air Force Air Mobility Command: Coordinating America's international airlift
capabilities for the 21st Century.
Group provides expeditionary airlift
services and performs specialized aircraft modifications for defense, security and humanitarian relief operations.
The 618th Air and Space Operations Center, or TACC, is the global air operations center responsible for centralized command and control of Air Force and commercial contract air mobility assets, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, II plans, schedules and tracks tanker, airlift
and aeromedical evacuation aircraft worldwide.