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):

Report Date:

2012-06-24

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE