air mobility


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air mobility

The capability of airmobile forces that permits them to move by air while retaining the ability to engage in ground combat.
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Air Mobility Command's (AMC) mobility aircraft are centrally controlled through their worldwide-oriented Tanker Airlift Control Center unless these aircraft are transferred to a theater commander with an AOC able to assume that role locally as a result of a request for forces from that theater commander.
The air refueling mission of the Air Forces Air Mobility Command is a core mission at JBMDL, which is home to the 305th Air Mobility Wing (Active Component) that supports the delivery of cargo and personnel to combatant commanders abroad, and the 514th Air Mobility (Reserve Component).
First, Strategic Air Command, Tactical Air Command, and Military Airlift Command were inactivated on Jun 1, 1992, while Air Combat Command and Air Mobility Command were activated.
The importance of these two questions is obvious given the integral role of inter- and intratheater air mobility in most Army warfighting concepts.
AirspaceX is an air mobility company leveraging recent advances in electric propulsion, automation, and lightweight materials to create MOBi, an electric VTOL aircraft that enables fast, clean, and reliable air transportation.
Senior Airman Jasmine Zielomski, 514th Air Mobility Wing public Affairs, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst)
As US Transportation Command's air component, AMC is the single manager for air mobility.
In addition to on-location support in North Carolina for the large joint exercise, a team of 621st CRW air mobility division mission planners from the 615th Contingency Operations Support Group at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.
The senior leaders of US-TRANSCOM, SDDC, Air Mobility Command and Military Sealift Command took part in the conference, which included firefighter training and a tour of the MOTSU rail and terminal facilities.
Coalition personnel continue to perform their daily air mobility and aerial refueling missions at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan, despite press reports that an announcement is pending from Kyrgyz leadership about the future of the base, said on the website of the Manas Air Base.
In "Air Mobility Command: Improving Aircraft Maintenance Team Recovery Processes," the author discusses Air Mobility Command's (AMC) strategic airlift role, identifies AMC's maintenance recovery team (MRT) process, analyzes AMC's historical MRT data for specific improvement opportunities, and where possible, recommends improvements that will lead to an increase in the efficiency of AMC's MRT process.
As we search for context and insight both in the past and in today's national security environment, it becomes clear that strategic air mobility has grown increasingly important to the deployment, employment, and sustainment of global combat power over our nation's history.

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