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Effectiveness of the U.S. Civil Reserve Air Fleet program

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight

Effectiveness of the U.S. Civil Reserve Air Fleet program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, October 10, 1990

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil reserve air fleet,
  • Airlift, Military -- United States,
  • Operation Desert Shield, 1990-1991,
  • Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Transportation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEffectiveness of the US Civil Reserve Air Fleet program
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17924729M

    Atlas Air Adding Freighter Capacity on Robust Outlook for the U.S. military after some rivals reduced or ceased their contributions to the Pentagon’s Civil Reserve Air Fleet program, whichAuthor: Doug Cameron. He played a key role in support of National Defense, as the architect of the civil reserve air fleet Defense, as the architect of the civil reserve air fleet program, a key transport arm of the. replaced the civil aeronautics authority, abolished the air safety board and became responsible for accident investigation. Also fulfilled legislative and judicial authority over civil aviation as well as executive control over the economic regulation of air carriers. Phased out by ADA in '*regulated Air Force, regulated market entry and exit.


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Effectiveness of the U.S. Civil Reserve Air Fleet program by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Download PDF EPUB FB2

A unique and significant part of the nation's air mobility resources is the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, or CRAF. Selected aircraft from U.S. airlines, contractually committed to CRAF, augment Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of military aircraft.

Effectiveness of the U.S. Civil Reserve Air Fleet program book The program is economically feasible because it provides DOD with emergency airlift capability without buying the aircraft, paying personnel costs, or flying and maintaining aircraft.

Get this from a library. Effectiveness of the U.S. Civil Reserve Air Fleet program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, Octo [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. THE CIVILIAN RESERVE AIR FLEET In every conflict since World War II the American military has relied on aircraft to move its troops and cargo, but it’s never had enough of Effectiveness of the U.S.

Civil Reserve Air Fleet program book own planes to do the job. InPresident Truman signed an executive order that created the Civil Reserve Air Fleet. ABSTRACT THE CIVIL RESERVE AIR FLEET PROGRAM: THE PROBLEM OF LOST REVENUE AND MARKET SHARES by Maj James H.

Rainey, USAF, pages. After setting on the shelf for 39 years, the first activation of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program was a tremendous Size: 3MB. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in It has proven to be an effective collaboration between the government and the U.S.

aviation industry. This report identifies several airline industry and national security developments that need to be addressed in shaping the future of the program, andCited by: 4. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet Words 9 Pages Abstract The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is a partnership between the Department of Defense and commercial airlines where the airlines contractually commit a portion of their aircraft and crews to be used by the Department in.

The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is a cooperative, voluntary program involving the DOT, DOD and the U.S. civil air carrier industry in a partnership to augment DOD aircraft capability during a national defense related crisis, Air carriers volunteer their aircraft to the CRAF program through contractual agreements with U.S.

Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), located at Scott Air Force. This program has been in place for nearly 53 years, and has become an essential partnership required for an effective United States military. The following pages are an investigation various aspects of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet such as its purpose, history, and effectiveness.

The Civil Reserve Air Fleet/5(1). Get this from a library. The Civil reserve air fleet: an effective program to meet defense emergency airlift requirements: report.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. This is the final report on our audit of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF). The report addresses matters concerning operation of the CRAF during Operation Desert Shield/Storm, the File Size: 1MB.

The Civil Reserve Air Effectiveness of the U.S. Civil Reserve Air Fleet program book program is an important component of the military airlift system in support of United States defense and foreign policies, and it is the policy of the United States to maintain the readiness and interoperability of Civil Reserve Air Fleet carriers by providing appropriate levels of peacetime Effectiveness of the U.S.

Civil Reserve Air Fleet program book augmentation to maintain networks and infrastructure, exercise the system, and interface effectively within the military airlift.

studies. To enhance the effectiveness of Civil Reserve Air Fleet program incentives, we are recommending that the Air Mobility Command study the option of optimizing its use of aircraft other than Bs for peacetime missions.

DOD concurred with both recommendations and indicated that there are already two ongoing studies that could include. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) Executive Working Group is biannual forum for the Department of Defense to regularly interact with commercial carriers, evaluate issues and concerns, and discuss possible changes for improving the CRAF program.

Regular membership of the CRAF EWG will normally include senior leadership of USTRANSCOM, Air. Civil Reserve Air Fleet A unique and significant part of the nation's air mobility resources is the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, or CRAF. Selected aircraft from U.S.

airlines, contractually committed to CRAF, augment Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of military aircraft. This is the story of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) from its inception to In suggesting such a reserve airlift fleet inAdmiral E.

Land, President of the Air Transport Association (representing the U.S. scheduled airlines), drew on the organization's experience with mobilization planning in the mid- to lates and on the File Size: 4MB. The ATI aircraft, part of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet program, was contracted to transport cargo and troops participating in the Mobility Guardian exercise.

(Roland Balik/U.S. Air Force)Author: Valerie Insinna. Mobilizing, Deploying, and Sustaining the Army. and improving the capabilities of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet. Over 99 percent of the vehicles were operational when drawn-an essential indicator of the program's potential effectiveness.

Despite this success, a number of major mobilization and deployment exercises since have revealed. Free Online Library: Military Airlift: DOD Should Take Steps to Strengthen Management of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet Program. by "General Accounting Office Reports & Testimony"; Business Administrative agencies Military aspects Air freight Air freight services Airlift, Military Civil reserve air fleet Defense spending Government agencies Military airlift Military transportation Transportation.

The Roots of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet 1 The Army and Air Transport 1 Enter Edgar Gorrell 5 War Clouds, Air Transport, and Military Airlift Requirements 9 II. The Air Transport Industry in World War II 25 Pan Am and the British: Showing the Way 25 Organizing Air Transport for War 28 Across the Oceans 38 Summary and Analysis 42 : Sponsor a Book.

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Civil Reserve Air Fleet program United States. Congress. House. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is part of the United States's mobility resources. Selected aircraft from U.S. airlines, contractually committed to Civil Reserve Air Fleet, support United States Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of military aircraft.

Contents. Background; Membership commitment and requirements. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) is a wartime readiness program, based on the Defense Production Act ofas amended, (50 U.S.C.

App. et seq.), and Executive Order (National Defense Resource Preparedness), Mato ensure quantifiable, accessible, and reliable commercial airlift capability to augment DoD airlift and. An effective, modern mix of incentives for this volunteer program is necessary.

Also, policies that shield air carriers from unreasonable risk; improve command, control, and communications; and minimize the inefficient use of commercial aircraft and crews should be developed.

According to court documents, the airline is currently only scheduled to fly certain flights for the U.S.

military under the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) is a wartime readiness program, based on the Defense Production Act ofas amended, (50 U.S.C.

App. et seq.), and Executive Order (National Defense Resource Preparedness), Mato ensure quantifiable, accessible, and reliable commercial airlift capability to augment DoD airlift and. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is a program in which the DOD contracts for the services of specific aircraft, owned by a U.S.

entity or citizen, during national emergencies and defense-oriented situations when expanded civil augmentation of military airlift activity is required (JP ).Author: United States Government US Army.

As previously discussed, the basic Civil Reserve Air Fleet program is utilized to create a large war-time reserve of passenger and cargo airlift capacity. This airlift capacity becomes available to the Department of Defense when civil carriers obligate a portion of their passenger and/or cargo fleet to the CRAF program.

Contract management was under the purview of the Center for Air Force History (now the Air Force History Support Office). MAC historian Dr. John Leland researched and wrote Chapter IX, "CRAF in Operation Desert Shield."Rooted in the late s, the CRAF story revolved about two points: the military requirements and the economics of civil air Author: Office of Air Force History, U.S.

Air Force. They have operated aircraft for the U.S. military for more than 20 years, both through individual contracts awarded annually by the Transportation Command and Civil Reserve Air Fleet program. the box. The idea of a Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) began in the early s, yet we are still trying to determine the best way to employ the CRAF.

There is a push to privatize anything within the military that can be done by civilian assets. Current commercial aircraft can do much of what USAF airlift aircraft are capable of, with theFile Size: KB. sources: nt Government-owned shipsare operated byMSCand used primarily for militaryexercises orkept ina reserve.

May 4, H.R. (th). To amend ti United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out a pilot program to determine the feasibility and desirability of equipping turbojet aircraft in the Civil Reserve Air Fleet with a missile defense system.

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Air Force History of the Air Corps Tactical School, History of the Air Force History and Museums Program A History of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet Hitting Home: The Air Offensive Against Japan.

Section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (Pub. ) directs the Secretary of Defense to determine a fair and reasonable rate of payment for airlift services provided to the Department of Defense by air carriers who are participants in the Civil Reserve Air Fleet Program.

The Roots of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet 1 The Army and Air Transport 1 Enter Edgar Gorrell 5 War Clouds, Air Transport, and Military Airlift Requirements 9 II.

The Air Transport Industry in World War II 25 Pan Am and the British: Showing the Way 25 Organizing Air Transport for War 28 Across the Oceans 38 Summary and Analysis 42 III. H.R. (th).

To amend ti United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out a pilot program to determine the feasibility and desirability of equipping turbojet aircraft in the Civil Reserve Air Fleet with a missile defense system.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the story of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).

Rooted in the late s, the CRAF story revolved about two points: the military requirements and the economics Author: Progressive Management. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is part of the United States's mobility resources. Selected aircraft from U.S.

airlines, contractually committed to Civil Reserve Air Fleet, support United States Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of.

TO CRAF PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS: SUBJECT: October Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) Allocation. The July CRAF allocation issued July 2, is hereby amended. The distribution reflected in this letter, effective October 1,brings the CRAF allocations up- to-date.

Total allocations by segment are listed in Enclosure 1. The Pdf may, pdf determining the quantity of business to be received under an airlift services contract for which the rate of payment is determined in accordance with subsection (a), use as a factor the relative amount of airlift capability committed by each air carrier to the Civil Reserve Air Fleet.The United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) download pdf one of eleven unified commands of the United States Department of command is located at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and was established in USTRANSCOM provides full-spectrum global mobility solutions and related enabling capabilities for supported customer's requirements in peace and y: United States of America.Ebook Pylinski, Ebook Warrant Officer 3, U.S.

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