DLA News Archive

Tag: C-5

Feb. 5, 2021

One aircraft, two missions: Travis AFB C-17 delivers aid to support two COCOMs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Travis Air Force Base website — The Airmen of the 60th Air Mobility Wing delivered COVID-19 personal protective equipment and humanitarian aid bound for two separate combatant commands.

Jan. 27, 2017

Walk a mile in the boots of a maintainer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Force Base website — On average, 521st Air Mobility Wing’s 721st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspects, services, and repairs 30 aircraft in a single day. In one weekend, they are typically responsible for more missions than all the other squadrons in the European and Pacific Commands handle in a month combined.

Nov. 20, 2015

DLA Aviation overcomes logistical hurdles for C-5 honeycomb panels

According to the Department of the Air Force, the C-5 military transport airplane is one of the largest aircraft in the world and the largest airlifter in its inventory. The plane can carry a fully-equipped, combat-ready military unit to any point in the world on short notice and then provide the supplies required to help sustain the fighting