Accession Number : ADA595414


Title :   United States Air Force F-35A Operational Basing Environmental Impact Statement. Appendix E: Comments


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 30 Dec 2009-2 Dec 2013


Corporate Author : CARDNO TECH INC CHARLOTTESVILLE VA


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a595414.pdf


Report Date : Sep 2013


Pagination or Media Count : 152


Abstract : Development and fielding of the F-35A represents one of the priority defense programs for the U.S. The F-35 program was initiated in the early 1990s to provide the premier strike fighter aircraft to the Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy, as well as international partners for the next several decades. Currently, the Air Force is scheduled to acquire and field over 1,700 F-35As over the next several decades; this basing action is only a part of the Air Force's program to assure availability of combat-ready pilots and maintenance personnel in the most advanced fighter aircraft in the world. This Environmental Impact Statement focuses on the analysis of alternative locations for and the Records of Decision for the Air Force's initial operational wing locations.


Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS , *JET FIGHTERS , AIR FORCE , AIR FORCE FACILITIES , AIR POLLUTION , AIR QUALITY , COMMUNITIES , JET AIRCRAFT NOISE , LAND USE , NATURAL RESOURCES , NOISE POLLUTION , PUBLIC OPINION , SAFETY


Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Attack and Fighter Aircraft
      Terminal Flight Facilities
      Air Pollution and Control
      Noise Pollution and Control
      Environmental Health and Safety


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE