MPF (ENHANCED) PROGRAM
- Forward deployed ready service locker. // All Hands;Nov94, Issue 931, p40
Highlights the United States Navy's Military Sealift Command's Afloat Prepositioning Force (APF) which allows the rapid delivery of equipment and supplies to site of conflict. Maritime prepositioning ships (MPS); Prepositioning ships for primary support to US Army and Air Force units.
- MSC expands commercial helo tests. // Naval Aviation News;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p4
Reports that the Military Sealift Command of the US Navy has began the second phase of its commercial vertical replenishment demonstration by issuing a request for proposals and soliciting commercial helicopter sources for the project. Terms of the helicopter testing contract.
- AFLOAT PREPOSITIONING SHIP PRGRAM. // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p123
Focuses on the mission of the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command's Afloat Prepositioning Force program aimed at improving the delivery response time of urgently needed equipment and supplies to military theaters of operation. Division of three operational elements; Completion of the expansion...
- Sea Service Notes. // Sea Power;Sep2001, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p28
Presents an update concerning the United States (U.S.) Navy as of September 2001. Information on the transfer of the fast combat support ship USS Supply to the U.S. Military Sealift Command; Details on the formation of the Naval Network Operations Command by the U.S. Navy.
- Sealift Command to anchor in S.D. Siedsma, Andrea // San Diego Business Journal;08/04/97, Vol. 18 Issue 31, p15
Reports on the relocation of Military Sealift Command (MSC) Pacific, and the MSC Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force West, to San Diego, California, in 1998. Efforts of MSC to meet the demands of the 21st century; How the company's move would benefit businesses in San Diego. INSET: Shipbuilding..
- MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND. // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p117
Focuses on the role of the Military Sealift Command of U.S Navy for providing maritime support to all components of the Department of Defense and to other government agencies in both peacetime and war. Availability of strategic sealift capability; Management in port facilities for cargo...
- Vertrep needed. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/1/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 18, p15
Reports on the US Navy Sealift Command's plan to conduct a one-to-two month sea demonstration of medium lift helicopters in an airborne cargo delivery and vertical replenishment role. Expected participation of Kaman's K-Max.
- Delivering Hope. Wittman, Amy L. // Sea Power;May2010, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p4
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the interview by special correspondent Dale Eisman with the crew members of the U.S. Military Sealift Command hospital ship, the success of tilt rotor aircraft in combat, and the interview with Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.
- Navy Puts Mobile Sealift Operations Center Through Paces During Northern Edge. Davis, Kent // Officer;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p44
Focuses on the role of Military Sealift Command of the U.S. Navy in the transportation of weapons and materials during military operations. Deployment of Mobile Sealift Operations Centers to ensure flow of goods; Components of the portable nerve center; Involvement of reservists in the...