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Transcom Transforms for Changing Global Requirements

Putting in place the most-sweeping strategic planning effort in U.S. Transportation Command’s 25-year history, Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III, Transcom commander, said...

Transportation Corps looks to technology, Soldiers to move Army forward

Planning for future operations is a big part of the Chief of Transportation's job, and it's a role that Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen...

Pilferage, transportation among challenges in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Pilferage and a lack of coastal waterways are two of the problems faced by Army logisticians in Afghanistan. In Afghanistan, operations continue to be...

CH-47F Chinook Helicopter Fielded by 5th US Army Unit

RIDLEY TOWNSHIP, Pa: Boeing today announced that a fifth U.S. Army unit has fielded the CH-47F Chinook helicopter. The 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation...

Total-force team airdrops 10-ton artillery load

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: A team of Bagram Airfield Airmen airdropped an M198 artillery piece to an Army unit in a remote Eastern-part of Afghanistan...

Exercise tests joint cargo operations

LAKEHURST NAVAL AIR STATION, N.J.: Airmen and Soldiers assigned to U.S. Transportation Command's Joint Task Force-Port Opening are participating in Eagle Flag 2009, an...

C-212-400 Production Being Transferred to Indonesia

NEWTOWN, Conn.: A number of changes are being put into effect regarding production responsibility for the EADS CASA C-212 transport aircraft. This past April,...

Twelve-nation consortium ready for first C-17

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany: Officials of the12-nation Strategic Airlift Capability, or SAC, consortium will celebrate the activation of the operational unit, known as the...

Russia to upgrade military transport fleet, buy new planes

MOSCOW: The acquisition of new aircraft for Russia's military transport aviation will begin in 2012, while modernized Il-76, An-22 and An-124 aircraft will remain...

NASA extends contract with Russia for trips to space station

WASHINGTON: NASA has signed a $306 million deal with Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos extending the current contract for transporting crew to the International...