Conversion of Selected Military Forces to the Use of Metric Measurement Units
ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS
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Conversion of the United States military to the International System of measurement units is in the very early stages. Little formal planning has been done to articulate the management required to complete the conversion of operational Army and Air Force units. For those operational forces tasked to provide continuous combat readiness throughout metrication, management problems associated with the conversion are particularly difficult because of the nature of these assigned missions. This is the case for the 82nd Airborne Division ready brigade force DRB and the Military Airlift Command MAC strategic airlift system operating the C-141 and C-5A aircraft.
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