strategic airlift

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  • Canada's air arm has had a long-standing need for strategic airlift for humanitarian and military operations around the world.
  • The aircraft provides strategic airlift and the ability to deploy special forces, such as during national emergencies.
  • Strategic airlift (called Air Transport) units operated mostly outside theaters of operations and were considered support units.
  • This was the first ever strategic airlift of troops.
  • Organize, train and equip aircrews to provide strategic airlift any time, any place.
  • Air Transport Command was responsible for strategic airlift and refueling aircraft.
  • With a total of eight (8) aircraft, the unit began a new mission in strategic airlift that greatly expanded its global range.
  • The squadron's mission was to provide inter-theater and strategic airlift to Europe, North Africa and Canada.
  • The Army also said heavy weight would not affect deployability because the Bradley it was planned replace already requires strategic airlift transport aircraft.
  • The squadron was the sole source for initial qualifications and advanced training in C-141 strategic airlift aircraft.
  • The unit was established to provide Europe with a strategic airlift capability to meet needs such as humanitarian aid, disaster relief, and peace-keeping operations.
  • The group trained for and flew strategic airlift missions worldwide, performing channel flights and special assignment airlift missions.
  • The absence of sufficient numbers of strategic airlift assets can limit the rate of MBT deployments to the number of aircraft available.
  • The RAAF began considering options for heavy transport aircraft to provide a strategic airlift capability during the early 2000s.
  • Strategic airlift is the use of cargo aircraft to transport materiel, weaponry, or personnel over long distances.
  • Fixed-wing transport aircraft are defined in terms of their range capability as strategic airlift or tactical airlift to reflect the needs of the land forces which they most often support.
  • Increased need for strategic airlift led the Air Force to cancel the AMST program and seek a larger airlifter.
  • There he had prime responsibility for the extensive strategic airlift flown from the continental United States to Southeast Asia.
  • This Department of Defense airlift modernization program provides strategic airlift capability in support of U.S. national interests.
  • Germany led the recent effort to lease An-124s for NATO strategic airlift requirements.
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