Army weighs new aviation force structure for 101st, Europe

By Courtney McBride / May 8, 2018 at 9:00 AM
NASHVILLE, TN -- The Army is weighing the possibility of boosting CH-47 Chinook force structure to support the requirements of the 101st Airborne Division. Maj. Gen. Frank Tate, director of aviation in the office of the deputy chief of staff (G-3/5/7), said April 27 the Army's modernization priorities "were identified based on gaps" forecast in a potential fight against a near-peer adversary. "Some of those are going to require force-structure growth," he noted, citing the service's creation of security force...

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