Mobility--airlift, sealift and prepositioning

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An examination of defense planning issues important in the deployment and support of military forces in nonnuclear conflict. The major problem of choosing an appropriate combination of transport systems is discussed. The peacetime basing of combat units, equipment, and support is emphasized, as military planners must bring military force to bear rapidly in remote locations. Costs of the various airlift and sealift systems are also considered. 26 pp.

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