Finland delivers humanitarian aid to Türkiye with the Strategic Airlift Capability

Feb 27 2023

The Strategic Airlift Capability transported 60 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Türkiye on behalf of its Member Nation Finland over the weekend.

Strategic Airlift Capability flies temporary housing units to Türkiye

Feb 21 2023

The Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) transported 500 humanitarian tents amounting to 30 tons to Incirlik, Türkiye this morning with a C-17 heavy airlift cargo aircraft.

Finnish and USA missions aid Türkiye disaster relief efforts through the SAC

Feb 13 2023

Over the weekend, the Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) flew two disaster relief missions facilitating Member Nations Finland’s and United States’ aid transport to Türkiye.

Romania uses Strategic Airlift Capability C-17-s for Türkiye relief missions

Feb 10 2023

A day after news broke of a shattering earthquake in Southern Türkiye and Syria, Romania requested Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) transport for the Romanian General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations’ (IGSU) disaster response team and their equipment. Romania used the SAC to aid Türkiye’s efforts of search and rescue operations and disaster response.

Swedish military crisis team arrives in Türkiye at night to aid disaster relief

Feb 10 2023

Sweden sent a disaster relief team and equipment assembled for this specific mission with a Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) C-17 to aid Türkiye in its search and rescue and disaster relief efforts.

Strategic Airlift Capability's C-17 makes relief flight to Türkiye

Feb 7 2023

In the wake of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck southern Türkiye and Syria yesterday, the Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) is providing support to international search and rescue efforts in Türkiye.

U.S. Air Force top lawyer visits the Strategic Airlift Capability

Jan 27 2023

The Honorable Peter J. Beshar, General Counsel of the United States Department of the Air Force, paid a visit to the Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) at the Hungarian Defense Forces’ 47th Air Base (formerly known as Pápa Air Base) to gain a firsthand understanding of the unique multinational initiative.

Strategic Airlift Capability campus to be extended with new Combined Aerial Port Facility

Nov 8 2022

Pápa, 9 November 2022 - Strabag country manager Imre Etl and NATO Airlift Management Programme Manager Gregory Clark broke ground at a building site, which is going to replace the SAC's interim cargo facility with a state-of-the-art permanent solution.

Heavy Airlift Wing trained on standard European ground handling

Oct 27 2022

Pápa, 27 October 2022 – Hungarian Defence Forces Pápa Air Base and the Heavy Airlift Wing (HAW) together hosted the European Air Transport Command’s (EATC) Advanced Combined Air Terminal Training (ACATT). The course’s ultimate aim is to standardize military ground terminal operations across Europe.

15,000 visitors in one day inside SAC C-17 at Swedish Armed Forces Airshow

Sep 9 2022

The Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) honored its commitment to participate at two airshows a year with representing the programme in Uppsala, at the Swedish Armed Forces' Airshow on 27 August.

SAC trains at Swedish offsite location

Sep 8 2022

A Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) C-17 and crew spent a week training on airdrops with cargo and personnel, loading oversized cargo and practicing ground to air defensive maneuvers in the Luleå area of Member Nation Sweden.

Romania aids France battling wildfires with SAC transport

Aug 12 2022

Romania is using the Strategic Airlift Capability to send firefighters, special vehicles, and other means of intervention to France, where wildfires near Bordeaux have already destroyed 7,400 hectares and forced 10,000 people to leave their homes.