Air Transportation: November 1, 2002

Archives

Details on the use of the carrier Kitty Hawk as a Special Forces helicopter base show that it the operation was carried out quickly. Two weeks after it was agreed to provide the Kitty Hawk for this purpose, the army personnel were on board and on their way. Some 600 Special Forces personnel were put on the carrier, along with twenty special operations helicopters and 430 tons of army equipment. Both the navy and the army were pleased at how this operations worked out. It showed that the carrier made an excellent base for special operations, and that in the future such a "special operations carrier" could be put off any hostile shore and provide support for Special Forces operations. 

 


Article Archive

Air Transportation: Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close