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  • 618th Air Operations Center

    The 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), located at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is Air Mobility Command's execution arm for providing America's Global Reach. The 618th AOC (TACC) plans, schedules and directs a fleet of nearly 1,100 mobility aircraft in support of combat delivery and strategic airlift, air refueling and
  • Aeromedical Evacuation

    The Air Force Aeromedical Evacuation System is a unique and significant part of the nation's mobility resources. Its mission is to provide fixed-wing movement of patients requiring supervision by Aeromedical Evacuation personnel to locations offering appropriate levels of medical care. During contingencies, the AE system can operate as far forward
  • Air Mobility Command

    Air Mobility Command was activated June 1, 1992, with headquarters at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and is one of 11 major Air Force commands. On Oct. 1, 2016, AMC consolidated with Military Air Command making AMC the oldest major command in the Air Force tracing its history to the establishment of the Air Corps Ferrying Command on May 29, 1941.
  • C-130 Hercules

    MissionThe C-130 Hercules primarily performs the tactical portion of the airlift mission. The aircraft is capable of operating from rough, dirt strips and is the prime transport for airdropping troops and equipment into hostile areas. The C-130 operates throughout the U.S. Air Force, serving with Air Mobility Command, Air Force Special Operations
  • C-17 Globemaster III

     MissionThe C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and
  • C-21

    Mission The C-21 is a twin turbofan-engine aircraft used for passenger and cargo airlift. The aircraft is the military version of the Learjet 35A business jet. In addition, the aircraft is capable of transporting one litter or five ambulatory patients for aeromedical evacuation operations.
  • C-32

    MissionThe C-32 provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for U.S. leaders to locations around the world. The primary customers are the vice president, using the distinctive call sign "Air Force Two," the first lady, and members of the Cabinet and Congress.FeaturesThe C-32 is a specially configured version of the Boeing 757-200
  • C-37A/B

    MissionThe C-37A/B are twin-engine, turbofan aircraft acquired to fill the worldwide special airlift missions for high ranking government and Department of Defense officials.FeaturesThe aircraft contains a modern flight management system with a worldwide satellite-based Global Positioning System and comes in two variations. The C-37A is based upon
  • C-40B/C

    MissionThe C-40B/C provides safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for U.S. leaders to locations around the world. The C-40B's primary customers are the combatant commanders and C-40C customers include members of the Cabinet and Congress. The aircraft also performs other operational support missions.FeaturesThe C-40 B/C is based upon the
  • C-5 A/B/C Galaxy and C-5M Super Galaxy

    C-5M Super GalaxyThe C-5M Super Galaxy is a strategic transport aircraft and is the largest aircraft in the Air Force inventory. Its primary mission is to transport cargo and personnel for the Department of Defense. TheC-5M is a modernized version of the legacy C-5 designed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin.Currently the U.S. Air Force owns and
  • Civil Reserve Air Fleet

    A unique and significant part of the nation's air mobility resources is the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, or CRAF. Selected aircraft from U.S. airlines, contractually committed to CRAF, augment Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of military aircraft. The CRAF has two main segments:
  • Department of Defense Commercial Airlift Division

    For information regarding the Department of Defense Commercial Airlift Division, please see the link below:https://www.amc.af.mil/Home/AMC-Commercial-Services/Here you will find hyperlinks regarding information for air carriers who are currently in the program or would like to seek approval for the program, articles of interest and Air Mobility
  • Eighteenth Air Force

    The Eighteenth Air Force (18 AF), headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., was first activated on March 28, 1951 to execute Tactical Air Command's troop carrier responsibilities and became operational as the 18th Air Force on June 26, 1951. Based on budgetary limitations, it was formally inactivated on Jan. 1, 1958 and its forces were
  • Halvorsen Loader

     Mission The Halvorsen Loader is a rapidly deployable, high-reach mechanized aircraft loader that can transport and lift up to 25,000 pounds of cargo and load it onto military and civilian aircraft.Features The loader built by JBT AeroTech (formerly FMC Airport Systems) is highly mobile and can transport a full load of cargo at a maximum speed of
  • KC-10 Extender

     Mission The KC-10 Extender is an Air Mobility Command advanced tanker and cargo aircraft designed to provide increased global mobility for U.S. armed forces. Although the KC-l0's primary mission is aerial refueling, it can combine the tasks of a tanker and cargo aircraft by refueling fighters and simultaneously carry the fighter support personnel
  • KC-135 Stratotanker

    Mission The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force and has excelled in this role for more than 60 years. This unique asset enhances the Air Force's capability to accomplish its primary mission of global reach. It also provides aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and
  • KC-46A Pegasus

    MissionThe KC-46A is the first phase in recapitalizing the U.S. Air Force's aging tanker fleet. With greater refueling, cargo and aeromedical evacuation capabilities compared to the KC-135, the KC-46A will provide next generation aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and partner-nation receivers.FeaturesAt full operational
  • Phoenix Raven

    Air Mobility Command's Phoenix Raven program, implemented in 1997, consists of teams of specially trained security forces personnel dedicated to providing security for Air Mobility Command aircraft transiting high terrorist and criminal threat areas.Mission The Phoenix Raven program ensures an acceptable level of close-in security for aircraft
  • Transport Isolation System (TIS)

    MissionThe Transport Isolation System (TIS) is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize risk to aircrew, medical attendants, and the airframe, while allowing medical care to be provided to patients in-flight.FeaturesA TIS, in its basic configuration, consists of one antechamber module (AM) and two isolation modules (IM), each on
  • Tunner 60K Loader

     MissionTo provide rapid deployment and sustainment of forces supporting U.S. security interests, humanitarian operations, and disaster relief missions.FeaturesThe Tunner 60K aircraft cargo loader/transporter built by DRS Technologies, Inc (formerly Southwest Mobile System) is a highly mobile vehicle system that can transport up to six pallets of
  • U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center

    Located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center has direct oversight for en route and installation support, contingency response and partner capacity building mission sets within the global mobility enterprise. The EC is the Air Force's Center of Excellence for advanced expeditionary combat support
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