TITLE

Managing Hellfire Missiles: An Operator's Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Paul J.; Hinck, John M.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Army Logistician;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Addresses the means by which corps aviation Apache helicopter units should manage Hellfire missile ammunition in the United States. Key statistics that drive the planning for use and resupply of Hellfires; Computation of required supply rate; Assessment of controlled supply rate.
ACCESSION #
5977066

 

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