A Modeling Framework for Optimizing F 35A Strategic Basing Decisions to Meet Training Requirements
RAND Project AIR FORCE Santa Monica United States
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Since 2009, the U.S. Air Force has been working toward increasing the strategic nature of domestic basing decisions through the formalized Strategic Basing Process. This report presents a modeling framework designed to identify basing locations for the F-35A fleet and training range locations that minimize enterprisewide flying costs associated with participation in required composite force training exercises for combat missionready pilots.