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Assessment of Navy Heavy Lift Aircraft Options John Gordon

Assessment of Navy Heavy Lift Aircraft Options

John Gordon

Published June 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780833037916
Paperback
114 pages
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One-liner: Helicopters are valuable for carrying personnel and heavy cargo, including vehicles. Would one that could carry much more - up to 20 tons - be needed, usable, affordable, and survivable? 450-character abstract: Helicopters have graduallyMoreOne-liner: Helicopters are valuable for carrying personnel and heavy cargo, including vehicles. Would one that could carry much more - up to 20 tons - be needed, usable, affordable, and survivable? 450-character abstract: Helicopters have gradually become able to carry more and heavier cargo, including vehicles. An aircraft that could carry even more than todays helicopters might be especially valuable when access to on-shore facilities is limited and working from shipboard becomes critical. But there are questions: Are they survivable, actually needed, and affordable. Can todays ships handle them? And can all the services interested in such an aircraft agree on its design and funding?