World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

The Airship’s Potential for Intertheater and Intratheater Airlift

By Lieutenant Colonel Donald E. Ryan Jr., USAF

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0002170851
Format Type: PDF (eBook)
File Size: 742.10 kb
Reproduction Date: 10/24/2012

Title: The Airship’s Potential for Intertheater and Intratheater Airlift  
Author: Lieutenant Colonel Donald E. Ryan Jr., USAF
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Military Science, Airlift Operations
Collections: United States, Science Fiction Collection, Business Strategy, Military Science, Authors Community, Transportion Technology, Technology, Naval Science, Literature, History, Social Sciences
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: Air University Press
Member Page: Air University Press

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Donald E. Ryan Jr., Usa, L. C. (n.d.). The Airship’s Potential for Intertheater and Intratheater Airlift. Retrieved from http://www.worldlibrary.org/


Description
This paper asserts there exists a dangerous GAP in US strategic intertheater transportation capabilities, propounds a model describing the GAP, and proposes a solution to the problem. Using the Gulf War logistics flow as a model, the three phase points are shown and their airlift/sealift tradeoffs discussed. Other logistics support options, which figured in the war, such as prepositioning and host nation support, are discussed and the Kuwaiti Theater of Operations shown to be, in many ways, a fortuitous theater of operations. This serendipitous combination of circumstances contributed greatly to our successful logistics buildup and is unlikely to recur.

Table of Contents
Logistics Flow During The Gulf War 1 Introduction 1 Strategic lift Phasing 4 Transportation/Support Modes 8 Mobility Studies 16 Summary 19 Conclusion 23 Notes 24 Filling The Gap: The Airship 28 Prologue 28 Introduction 31 The Airship in History 32 Airship Technology 42 Potential Military Roles 53 Conclusion 68 Epilogue 69 Notes 72

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Fantastic Trillion : Saga (by )
  • Creative Power of the Flower of Life (by )
  • Leopardi and Schopenhauer : an English t... (by )
  • Talaash – Discover Your True Self : Engl... (by )
  • Eco Escuela : Ideas para habitar el plan... (by )
  • The Efficient Use of Supplementary Infor... (by )
  • The Behind the Book Lecture Series : The... (by )
  • Guide to Newspapers of Hawaii, 1834-2000 (by )
  • The Early Mapping of Hawai'I (by )
  • A bit of metaphysics (by )
  • Aia He Kaheka (by )
  • Ko Pele Hiki 'Ana Mai I Hawai'I (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.