Supporting Expeditionary Aerospace Forces

A Concept for Evolving the Agile Combat Support/Mobility System of the Future

by Robert S. Tripp, Lionel A. Galway, Timothy Ramey, Mahyar A. Amouzegar, Eric Peltz


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The Air Force has begun to reorganize into an Expeditionary Aerospace Force (EAF). This report summarizes RAND work to date on designing and evaluating the future agile combat system and mobility system needed to meet EAF operational objectives.

Table of Contents

  • Preface PDF

  • Figures PDF

  • Summary PDF

  • Acknowledgements

    Acknowledgments PDF

  • Acronyms PDF

  • Chapter One

    Introduction PDF

  • Chapter Two

    The ACS/Mobility System Design Trade Space PDF

  • Chapter Three

    Key Findings PDF

  • Chapter Four

    Overview of a Global ACS/Mobility System PDF

  • Chapter Five

    Strategic and Long-Term Planning for the ACS/Mobility System PDF

  • Bibliography PDF

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