intratheater airlift

Related to intratheater airlift: intertheater airlift

intratheater airlift

Airlift conducted within a theater. Assets assigned to a geographic combatant commander or attached to a subordinate joint force commander normally conduct intratheater airlift operations.Intratheater airlift provides air movement and delivery of personnel and equipment directly into objective areas through airlanding, airdrop, extraction, or other delivery techniques as well as the air logistic support of all theater forces, including those engaged in combat operations, to meet specific theater objectives and requirements. During large-scale operations, US Transportation Command assets may be tasked to augment intratheater airlift operations, and may be temporarily attached to a joint force commander. Formerly referred to as theaterairlift. See also intertheater airlift.
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Their vision includes the ability to conduct inter-, as well as intratheater airlift and to also conduct tactical rotary wing operations.
When planning FOB closures, CDDOC looks for airlift-capable sites where intratheater airlift can deliver FOB cargo directly to one of the theater's seaports instead of aggregating air cargo at an Afghanistan hub such as Bagram.
Does the operation require us to readjust sustainment from inter-theater or intratheater airlift, redeploy Battlefield Airmen, and so forth?
The Air Force announced it will retain additional airlift aircraft through fiscal 2014 in response to a congressional mandate to retain an inventory of 358 intratheater airlift aircraft.
Air Forces Central's Air Mobility Division Aerial Port Control Center at Al Udeid, Qatar, which executes policy and operations for intratheater airlift support.
C-130 tactical intratheater airlift fleet, coupled with the Army's
The effort should consolidate the Intratheater Airlift Request System (ITARS), Global Air Transportation Execution System (GATES), Cargo Movement Operations System (CMOS), Transportation Coordinator's Automated Information for Movement System II, Battle Command Sustainment Support System (BCS3), and Transportation Logistics (TRANSLOG) Web data to provide complete requirements to the distribution planner and user.
The convoy story has been transformed, not just by convoy schooling, but by smart work to get convoys off the road wherever possible by using aircraft to move supplies, the watchword in dealing with asymmetric attack by these improvised explosive devices is to make the roadway IED (Improvised Explosive Device) irrelevant through intratheater airlift and joint precision airdrop system.
A strategic air-to-sea-lift operation was used to move aviation units from Afghanistan using intratheater airlift assets to Qatar for redeployment using sealift resources.
The AMC folks have offered their expertise in reach-back capability, intransit visibility, intertheather and intratheater airlift and cargo management policy processes, and deployed aerial port support.
As a result, intratheater airlift would operate into airfields farther in the rear; a STOL with takeoff and landing performances of between 1,500 and 2,000 feet would suffice.
Building on intratheater airlift, the IRF and the FEMs are designed to move on C-130s organic to the theater with designated pre-positioned equipment warehoused at USAREUR's Deployment Processing Center in Ramstein.