Accession Number : ADA270753


Title :   Deactivation of the SR-71 Program at Beale Air Force Base, California


Corporate Author : STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND OFFUTT AFB NE


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a270753.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1989


Pagination or Media Count : 59


Abstract : The United States Air Force (USAF) Strategic Air Command (SAC) has proposed to deactivate the SR-71 program currently operating as part of the 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing's (9th SRW) Mission at Beale Air Force Base (AFB) near Sacramento, California. This mission change is anticipated to take place conincident with the beginning of fiscal year 1990. An Environmental Assessment (EA) will be prepared to determine the significance and extent of potential impacts that may occur as a result of the proposed action. This EA is prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as stipulated in regulations promulgated by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) (40 CFR 1500-1508, November 1978), and Air Force Regulation (AFR) 19-2.


Descriptors :   *MILITARY AIRCRAFT , *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT , *RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT , *SUPERSONIC AIRCRAFT , *JET AIRCRAFT , MILITARY INTELLIGENCE , DEACTIVATION


Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft
      Military Intelligence
      Environmental Health and Safety


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE