Cover: A Global Infrastructure to Support Expeditionary Aerospace Forces

A Global Infrastructure to Support Expeditionary Aerospace Forces

by Lionel A. Galway

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Abstract

This research brief describes work documented in Supporting Expeditionary Aerospace Forces: New Agile Combat Support Postures (MR-1075-AF).

Excerpt: The post-Cold War environment has required the Air Force to rethink its policies, postures, and strategies. One result of this has been the development of the Expeditionary Aerospace Force (EAF) concept for projecting sustainable quick-strike force packages worldwide. The EAF will divide the Air Force into several Aerospace Expeditionary Forces (AEFs), each roughly equivalent in capability, among which deployment responsibilities are expected to be rotated on an equitable and fairly predictable basis.

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