bare base


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bare base

A base with runway(s), taxi-track(s), and minimal facilities for accommodating personnel and operating aircraft. The other specialized infrastructure for operating and maintaining aircraft is not there and has to be taken along by the operating unit.
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An interagency requirement may further increase the complexity of requirements definition and development and fielding of bare base systems.
Following a technical description of the CAT and its mission modules, the advantages of using these modules for transporting war materiel are addressed, with particular attention to establishing high-throughput global air bridges, prepositioning forces at regional bases, and rapidly moving air and land forces forward into bare bases.
Airbases can range from main operating bases, forward operating bases, bare bases, captured enemy airfields, austere airfields, and civilian airports.
The model could become a logical and unifying construct for all bare-base operations--that links airpower-process components, elements, and value chains to an organizational hierarchy (wing = airpower; group = airpower components; squadron = airpower elements; and flights = steps in value chains), providing a common language to all levels of command that are involved in standing up bare bases.
5 sorties per day: (1) all three collocated at one bare base; (2) two placed in one bare base and one in a second bare base; or (3) each squadron deployed to its own bare base.
In the purest case, a land-based location would be able to airlift its assets directly to the bare base.
The group's job is to be the first to land at a bare base to establish airfield and aerial port operations--pronto.
For example, the medical community initially elected to drop power generation capability from its expeditionary facilities in the expectation of hooking into the bare base power grid.
This is even more true at a bare base or joint-use civilian airfield typically used.
Deployed to a bare base during the early days of Enduring Freedom, Chalut said the mattress was a "little luxury" that helped make the tour easier.
The on-the-go convenience is especially important to airmen who are deployed to a bare base, something people at the 4th Fighter Wing here are trained to do.
Analytical models of the designs will be tested to evaluate the processing of waste streams expected from a bare base.