Accession Number : ADA601456


Title :   MARSOC Aviation: An Incremental Approach


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLL QUANTICO VA


Personal Author(s) : Saddler, Michael J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a601456.pdf


Report Date : 24 Jun 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 36


Abstract : The United States Special Operations Command has an identified shortage of special operations aviation assets. Furthermore, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command has no organic aviation assets assigned to support its operations, The Marine Corps, through an incremental approach has the capacity and capability to build a special operations aviation element to support MARSOC. Through a series of near, mid, and long term investments in building and training a cadre of experienced aircrew, the creation of a Marine Corps special operations aviation element cbe achieved with minimal impact to current force structure and current operational requirements.


Descriptors :   *SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES , MARINE CORPS AVIATION , MILITARY CAPABILITIES , MILITARY REQUIREMENTS , MILITARY TRAINING , MISSIONS , SQUADRONS


Subject Categories : Military Aircraft Operations
      Military Forces and Organizations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE