TITLE

Discreet Fleet

AUTHOR(S)
Seydel, Carie A.
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Airman;Jul2002, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the navy ships of the U.S. Air Force which are intended to transport and store backup munitions for its combat operations. Procedures in transporting the munitions; Reason for transporting such munitions by water; Information on the afloat prepositioning program run by the Navy's Military Sealift Command. INSETS: Ship-naming honors hero;MV A1C William H. Pitsenbarger mini-stats.
ACCESSION #
7113071

 

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