strategic airlift


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strategic airlift

See intertheater airlift.
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How EU member states will bridge the strategic airlift gap due to the retirement of the bulk of their old tactical fleets, and the arrival of replacement aircraft.
Many countries around the world already own strategic airlift assets, but Boeing executives believe foreign militaries need a cheaper way of transporting troops and equipment.
NATO-led Strategic Airlift Capability consortium owns three units with India having the largest C-17 fleet outside of the U.
The Australian Government has begun the process of purchasing two additional C-17A Globemaster strategic airlift aircraft, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced today.
But the reality is that the nation's strategic airlift assets and support activities must be utilized to the extent necessary to maintain readiness.
Boeing said it has logged 39 foreign sales to Australia, Canada, India, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Britain and a 12-nation group known as the Strategic Airlift Capability consortium.
Boeing has delivered 260 C-17s, including 223 to the US Air Force, and a total of 37 to Kuwait, Australia, Canada, India, Qatar, the UAE, the United Kingdom and the 12-member Strategic Airlift Capability initiative of Nato and Partnership for Peace nations.
8 ( ANI ): Emphasizing that the induction of the C-130J Special Ops aircraft and Mi-17V5 helicopter fleet has added significant value to the strategic airlift capability of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal N.
Air Force, and a total of 34 to Australia, Canada, India, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the 12-member Strategic Airlift Capability initiative of NATO and Partnership for Peace nations.
NEW DELHI, Sept 2 (KUNA) -- Indian Air Force on Monday officially inducted the 80 tonne C-17 Globemaster III heavy-lift transport aircraft into its services to boost its strategic airlift capabilities.
Other customers include the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force, the Qatar Emiri Air Force, the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Royal Australian Air Force, the 12-member Strategic Airlift Capability initiative of NATO and Partnership for Peace nations, and the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence.
Buchanan reflected on Nixon's foreign policy accomplishments: ending the Vietnam War with honor and bringing home American POWs; negotiating and signing the first substantive nuclear arms control agreements with the Soviet Union (SALT I and the ABM Treaty); the opening to China; and the strategic airlift to Israel during the Yom Kippur War.

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