Configuring Airdrop Packages for the IBCT

McCoy, John V.
September 2001
Army Logistician;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p12
Discusses how an airdrop can help the United States Army's interim brigade combat teams (IBCT) meet their 96-hour deployment requirement. Air-land and airdrop deployment; Joint capabilities of the Air Force and the Army; IBCT airdrop package modularity; Tactical and logistics advantages of airdrop.


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