Defense: The LOGLAND Jam

If Defense Secretary Robert McNamara has his way, the U.S. by 1970 will be able to speed American-based troops within hours to any trouble spot in the world. Key to McNamara's "rapid deployment concept" is an expanded airlift capacity centered on the C-141 StarLifter and the mammoth C-5A jet transport now abuilding at Lockheed's plant in Marietta, Ga. Equally important, if less spectacular, are the Fast Deployment Logistics Ships (FDLS) needed to haul the Army's tanks and trucks, artillery and ammunition, and "marry up" with the airborne troops. Last week the...

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