C-130E tactical airlift capability
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C-130E tactical airlift capability combat sample simulations by Theodore Clarke Smith

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Air Force -- Transport service.

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Includes bibliography.

Statement[by] T.C. Smith, S.H. Miller and P.A. Mason.
SeriesRand Corporation. Research memorandum -- RM-5821, Research memorandum (Rand Corporation) -- RM-5821.
ContributionsMiller, S. H., Mason, P. A.
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p.
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18478958M

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