Header
Updated: 27-Nov-2006 Video Interviews

NATO HQ

16 Nov. 2006


Windows
Media
Player

What is special about strategic airlift?

Video interview with Jim Lovell from NATO's Defence Investment Division

Background
Strategic lift
Multimedia
Audio file of the interview
(.MP3/2941kb)

Jim Lovell explains what makes strategic lift aircraft so special, describes some of their key characteristics and the kinds of roles that they can fulfill.

 
Interview
Questions:  
Full video .wmv/4757Kb
Can you explain what is strategic airlift and why the word strategic? .wmv/581Kb
What distances are we talking about? Can it go from continent to continent? .wmv/342Kb
What kind of things can these planes carry? .wmv/301Kb
So, what are the differences between a strategic lift aircraft and "normal" aircraft? .wmv/810Kb
When you say oversized and overweight, how big are we talking?
Can you move a tank in a strategic lift aircraft?
.wmv/472Kb
Can a helicopter be considered strategic airlift? .wmv/431Kb
Why does NATO specifically need strategic planes to airlift? .wmv/485Kb
What are the stopgap measures that NATO is using to meet the strategic airlift requirements? .wmv/628Kb
What kind of requirements has NATO seen in the past with regards to strategic airlift? .wmv/885Kb
Transcript