Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Air Mobility

Two keys to the United States military's ability to project power around the world are tankers and transport aircraft. Both catagories have been doing an amazing job around the world acting as force multipliers to the US military. The following articles provide updates on both tankers and transport aircraft procurement and are recommended. Hopefully someone in congress is reading these as well.

The Center for Security Policy discusses the wisdome of cutting production of transport aircraft, with no replacement on the horizon, at a time of increasing demand. has an update on the other element of concern to air mobility which is our aging tanker fleet and the need for a replacement for the KC-135.


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