Accession Number:

ADA467729

Title:

Strategic Airlift Modernization: Background, Issues and Options

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-03-25

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

There is a growing consensus that the U.S. strategic airlift fleet provides an increasingly important military capability, and is increasingly stressed. The Department of Defenses DOD latest mobility study points to a shortfall in current and projected airlift capability. Several options have been suggested to address this reported shortfall.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Transport Aircraft
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE