airlift requirement


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airlift requirement

The total number of passengers and/or weight/cubic displacement of cargo required to be carried by air for a specific task. See also airlift capability.
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Jordan, which is likely to the base for the Africa operations, is the only Middle Eastern country covered by the airlift requirement.
The transition to a force oriented for one versus two major conflicts also represents an intra-theater airlift requirement that led to our proposal to decrease the size of our strategic airlift fleet from 301 to 275 airframes.
The current Russian military machine is designed to fight small local wars, without the need for an extensive strategic airlift requirement.
Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard C-130 aircrews and maintenance professionals rotate to Muniz Air Base on a bi-weekly basis and maintain readiness for any airlift requirement.
This relationship is necessary to meet a growing airlift requirement that the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) is not currently capable of fulfilling due to the size of its airlift fleet.
Per MRS-05, the current wartime airlift requirement is 54.
In the case of Australia, the heavy airlift requirement takes the form of Phase Three of Project Air 8000, coming after the refurbishing of the C-130H and the acquisition of a light tactical airlifter.
3) "GAO: Military 30% Short of Airlift Requirement for War," Defense Week, December 18, 2000, 1; "Ryan: 'We Will Never Have Enough Lift' for Two Regional Wars," Aerospace Daily, June 22, 2000, 1.
5 MTM/D airlift requirement would be reached by having the Civilian Reserve Air Fleet contribute 20.
In Canada the C-27J is the best answer to the fixed wing search and rescue airlift requirement (today Canada operate a fleet of Buffalos and C-130s) of the Canadian Government, which could purchase 15 units.
The Company said : 'The choice by the Peruvian MoD is a confirmation that, when an air force has a stringent airlift requirement in terms of performances and capabilities, the Spartan is the only solution able to guarantee an excellent value for money.
European Aerospace and Defence Systems (EADS) offered up their new Airbus A400 as a suitable design to service both Canada's strategic and tactical airlift requirement.