Air Lift Group RAAF
Infobox Military Unit
unit_name=Air Lift Group
RAAF Base Richmond
motto=Mobility and Reach
name=Air Lift Group
subordinate=84 Wing,85 Wing,86 Wing
Air Lift Group is one of five
Force Element Groups in the Royal Australian Air Force, which is responsible for Airlift and Air-to-Air refuelling capabilities.
Airlift capabilities can be classified as:
*Strategic Airlift (long distance transport between theatres, Areas of Operations or communication zones)
*Tactical Airlift (rapid and responsive movement within an Area of Operation.
Roles of Airlift capability include:
*Air Logistics Support
*Special Operations Support
Air-to-Air refuelling is classified as a Force Multiplier role, which is also the responsibility of Air Lift Group.
ReferencesAustralia. Royal Australian Air Force. Aerospace Centre. 2002. Fundamentals of Australian Aerospace Power (4th ed). Fairbairn, A.C.T.: Aerospace Centre. ISBN 0-642-26574-7
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