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A Strategic Planning Framework for EAF Support

by Robert S. Tripp

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Abstract

This research brief describes work documented in Supporting Expeditionary Aerospace Forces: An Integrated Strategic Agile Combat Support Planning Framework (MR-1056-AF).

Excerpt: The Expeditionary Aerospace Force (EAF) concept requires individual Air Expeditionary Task Forces to deploy quickly, employ immediately, adapt rapidly, and sustain scenario operations indefinitely. To launch operations quickly, combat units must minimize deployment support, whereas sustained operations require having assured resupply.

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