The U.S. is preparing to launch a study of its future theater airlift options, but affordability could doom the more advanced concepts offering new battlefield capabilities. The Joint Future Theater Lift (JFTL) analysis of alternatives could answer the question of whether the principal role of tactical transports will continue to be moving people and pallets or evolve to include the delivery of combat forces direct to the battlefront. JFTL is the merger of U.S. Air Force and Army ...


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