Accession Number : ADA193582

Title :   Airlift in Grenada.

Descriptive Note : Student rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s) : Willeford, Hugh B

PDF Url : ADA193582

Report Date : Apr 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Airlift played a substantial role in the U. S. military intervention in Grenada in 1983. This paper outlines the events leading to the military action, reviews and analyzes the way in which airlift forces were employed,and applies the insights gained to future airlift involvement in low intensity conflict in Central America and the Caribbean. The author's intended purpose is that those responsible for planning, directing, or executing such future operations might benefit from the analysis presented in this paper.

Descriptors :   *AIRLIFT OPERATIONS, *JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, CENTRAL AMERICA, INTERVENTION, LIMITED WARFARE, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), MILITARY OPERATIONS, LESSER ANTILLES

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE