TRANSCOM head: MCRS could drive increased airlift requirement

By Courtney Albon / October 28, 2020 at 3:34 PM
The head of U.S. Transportation Command said today an ongoing Mobility Capabilities and Requirements Study may reveal a need for more intratheater airlift aircraft. Although the study has not been completed -- it was expected in January but is now likely to be delivered mid-spring -- Gen. Stephen Lyons said during a speech at the Airlift/Tanker Association conference that new plans and warfighting concepts driven by the National Defense Strategy could lead to an increased airlift requirement. "I think you're...

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