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Defense Transportation: Operational Support Airlift Requirements are not Sufficiently Justified
[Technical Report, Congressional Report]
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC
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The Department of Defense DOD has identified a wartime requirement for 391 aircraft to transport passengers and cargo on short notice when other military and commercial flights are not able to provide transportation in a time-sensitive manner. These aircraft are referred to as operational support airlift aircraft. Although DODs policy specifies that the number of support aircraft are to be based on wartime requirements, DOD uses these aircraft during peacetime for crew training as well as passenger and cargo support.
[A, Approved For Public Release]