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The Civil Reserve Air Fleet

Mary Chenoweth Stratton

The Civil Reserve Air Fleet

an example of the use of commercial assets to expand military capabilities during contingencies

by Mary Chenoweth Stratton

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil reserve air fleet.,
  • Airlift, Military -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Chenoweth.
    SeriesRand note -- N-2838-AF
    ContributionsRand Corporation., United States. Air Force
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17958332M

    Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) Program. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) is a wartime readiness program, based on the Defense Production Act of , as amended, (50 U.S.C. App. et seq.), and Executive Order (National Defense Resource Preparedness), Ma , to ensure quantifiable, accessible, and reliable commercial airlift.   The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) was established in by Presidential direction to help meet DoD emergency airlift requirements. The CRAF fleet is comprised of U.S. -registered civil transport aircraft that possess the range, payload, speed, .

    Civil Reserve Air Fleet Can Respond as Planned, but Incentives May Need Revamping GAO Civil Reserve Air Fleet participants can respond to an emergency or a war with the required number of aircraft and crews and within the required time frame. Currently, there are more aircraft committed to the fleet . The Civil Reserve Air Fleetis part of the United States's mobility resources. Selected aircraftfrom U.S. airlines, contractually committed to Civil Reserve Air Fleet, support United States Department of Defenseairlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of .

      The Civil Reserve Air Fleet includes aircraft from U.S. airlines contractually committed to augment Department of Defense airlift in emergencies. The airlines contractually pledge aircraft, ready for activation when needed. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program is designed to provide the Department of Defense (DOD) with commercial aircraft to augment military airlift during peacetime and wartime emergencies. CRAF is composed of civil air carriers that contract not only their aircraft but also their operating and support personnel and facilities.


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The Civil Reserve Air Fleet by Mary Chenoweth Stratton Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of The Civil Reserve Air Fleet Paperback – March 3, by Office of Air Force History (Author), U.S. Air Force (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Office of Air Force History, U.S.

Air Force. Details This book provides background and analyses on the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) which was created by executive order in As a result, the Departments of Commerce (DOC) and Defense (DOD) formulated a contingency plan to meet the nation’s airlift needs in times of crisis.

The Value of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet: How Much Could the DoD Spend on Incentives. Paperback – Novem by Pamela S. Donovan (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Cited by: 1. Civil Reserve Air Fleet. Published J PHOTO DETAILS / DOWNLOAD HI-RES 1 of 1. Civil Reserve Air Fleet. PRINT | E-MAIL. A unique and The Civil Reserve Air Fleet book part of the nation's air mobility resources is the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, or CRAF.

Get this from a library. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet and Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm: issues for the future. [Mary E Chenoweth; Rand Corporation.; United States. Air Force.; Project Air Force (U.S.)] -- This report investigates the activation of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF), which the Military Airlift Command (predecessor of the Airlift Mobility Command) called up for the first.

The purpose of this paper is to examine an issue of critical importance to America’s national security. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) is a public/private partnership between US air carriers and the Department of Defense (DOD) for the provision of contingency airlift services to the military in times of national need.

Roberts, C. Master Sergeant, (), “Civil Reserve Air Fleet Stage I activates for only the second time in history”, Airman, April USAF, as cited in Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report for Congress on the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) by William Knight and Christopher, Bolkcom, App.

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. 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 Base. 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, and.

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 the. Air Mobility Command Pamphlet (AMCPAM) V1, Civil Reserve Air Fleet Load Planning Guide.

AMCPAM V2 ADD-A, Civil Reserve Air Fleet Load Planning – Airbus A i. AMCPAM V2 ADD-B, Civil Reserve Air Fleet Load Planning – Airbus A j. AMCPAM V2 ADD-C, Civil Reserve Air Fleet Load Planning – Airbus A k. Air Mobility Command Pamphlet V3 ADD-D, Civil Reserve Air Fleet Load Planning – Boeing B Air Mobility Command Pamphlet V3 ADD-E, Civil Reserve Air Fleet Load Planning – Boeing B Air Mobility Command Pamphlet V3 ADD-F, Civil Reserve Air Fleet Load Planning – Boeing B 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. This dissertation is about the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) and its role in the Persian Gulf War, with a special emphasis on the men and women who manned and operated the civilian aircraft.

This is the first time the history of that war has been told from the standpoint of. Get this from a library. The Civil Reserve Air Fleet: an example of the use of commercial assets to expand military capabilities during contingencies.

[Mary E Chenoweth; United States. Air. The monograph first briefly examines the history of the first forty years of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) and its support to the Military Airlift Command (MAC) then culminates with its call to duty and performance during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

BACKGROUND. 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. The enormous logistical need of the U.S. government aircraft fleet grows even more during times of heightened military activation.

That’s where the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) comes into play. Read on to find out how learn more about CRAF and find out how AIT’s CRAF partnership enhances our capabilities to transport government commodities internationally.

This Note documents the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) as a case study on the use of commercial assets to augment military capabilities during contingencies or national emergencies.

The CRAF illustrates some of the issues one might expect to find in a similar program using civil. THE CIVIL RESERVE AIR FLEET - FUTURE CREDIBILITY OUTLINE Thesis Statement. In the aftermath of airline deregulation, U.S. strategic airlift capability continues to undergo significant.

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). This is the story of the evolution of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet—from its roots in the pre-World War II planning of the ATA and the Army Air Corps Staff, through its creation in and its.