Jan. 4, 2017
JB Charleston test new equipment, saves Air Force millions
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. —
Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 18th Air Force website — An operational evaluation of new synthetic tiedowns and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here Nov. 28 and 29. Tiedowns are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations. Winch cables help adjust the tension on tiedowns, securing the load.