Accession Number : ADA263927

Title :   Aviation Maintenance in the 101st Airborne Division during the Gulf War: Its Application in a Power Projection Environment.

Descriptive Note : Study project,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Carden, John M.

Report Date : 15 APR 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : This Personal Experience Monograph (PEM) will describe the preparation and operations of 8th Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) as it deployed to the Gulf War and then participated in Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm. It will focus on the Battalion's performance in aviation maintenance and serve to evaluate current doctrine pertaining to aviation maintenance. It concludes that support: packages should be tailored to fit power projection forces and that these packages require operational flexibility.

Descriptors :   *MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT, *MILITARY DOCTRINE, *AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE, AIRBORNE, DIVISION, DOCTRINE, POWER, PREPARATION, HELICOPTER ENGINES, FOREIGN OBJECT DAMAGE, EROSION, SAND, ROTOR BLADES(ROTARY WINGS), LESSONS LEARNED, REPAIR SHOPS, ARMY PROCUREMENT, LOGISTICS, SAUDI ARABIA, BATTALION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, PROBLEM SOLVING, ARMY AVIATION, ARMY TRAINING, DESIGN CRITERIA, PARTS, MISSIONS, SUPPLY DEPOTS, PACKAGING.

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE