strategic transport aircraft


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strategic transport aircraft

Aircraft designed primarily for the carriage of personnel and/or cargo over long distances.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Qatar Amiri Air Force participated with its strategic transport aircraft, which evoked considerable interest among the visitors.
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Indian Air Force has airlifted two teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to Karnataka's Hubli to undertake rescue operations after an under-construction building collapsed at Dharwad.The airlift of the NDRF teams was carried using strategic transport aircraft C-130J Super Hercules."One C-130J aircraft of Indian Air Force airlifted two teams of NDRF from Hindon to Hubli on the night of 19 March, 2019.
Fernando Alonso, Executive Vice President, Airbus, said: "The A330 MRTT has clearly established itself as the world's premier tanker and strategic transport aircraft, and has been widely praised by the current operators.
Advanced weaponry being provided to India includes long-range maritime patrol aircraft, strategic transport aircraft and combat helicopters.
He highlighted the wise directive of the leadership to establish and support Al Zaeem Mohamed Bin Abdullah Al Attiyah Air College and to raise its scientific and academic levels, in order to enable its graduates compete with their counterparts from the world's oldest military colleges in leading the latest military aircraft, advanced helicopters and strategic transport aircraft. He stressed that providing the appropriate environment for the success of the educational process is a top priority reflected in the establishment of many training centres and institutes.
The Boeing KC-46A Pegasus is a military aerial refueling and strategic transport aircraft developed from the Boeing 767-200LRF freighter.
The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is a military aerial refueling and strategic transport aircraft developed from the Boeing 767-200LRF freighter.
Caption: The Airbus A400M strategic transport aircraft (here seen in a photomontage) is being equipped with a baseline protection suite including Indra 's ALR400M RWR/ESM, Miras missile multi-colour infrared alerting sensor from Thales and Cassidian, and a Saphir 400 chaff and flare dispensing system from MBDA.
Meanwhile delays to the A400M - which is finally due to enter service in March 2015, six years later than planned - have meant the MoD has had to acquire two additional C-17 strategic transport aircraft and two BAe 146s, for transport and communications, to ease the pressure on the RAF's transport fleet.
On the defense side, the range of Boeing platforms in service with UAE Armed Forces that will be on display at the show includes a UAE Land Forces AH-64D Apache attack helicopter, Air Force C-17 Globemaster III strategic transport aircraft, and Special Operations Command CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift transport helicopter.
Military strategic transport aircraft are distinguished by their load capacity (cargo and passengers) that they are able to carry and by the distance (range) they can cover.

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