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.
SAC completes 3000th mission
May 13 2022
The Strategic Airlift Capability has completed its 3,000th mission in its 13-year history. In 13 years, all 12 Member Nations had significant missions carried out, and frequenting mission destinations changed together with history.
SAC conducts joint Emergency Response Exercise
Apr 26 2022
Pápa, 26 April 2022 - Hungarian Defense Forces Pápa Air Base together with Hungarian Ambulance Services and Hungarian Firefighting Services held an Emergency Response Exercise with the Strategic Airlift Capability and one of its C-17-s in focus.
Heavy Airlift Wing welcomes its first Swedish Commander
Jul 15 2021
15 JULY 2021 – PÁPA - US Air Force Colonel James S. Sparrow passed over command of the Strategic Airlift Capability's multinational operational arm, the Heavy Airlift Wing to Swedish Royal Air Force Colonel Peder Söderström on 8 July 2021 in Pápa, Hungary.
SAC completes assets-removal from Afghanistan through staged air-bridge
Jun 29 2021
29 JUNE 2021 – PÁPA - The SAC team of multinational aircrews, command and control experts, loadmasters, aerial porters, Boeing maintenance professionals conducted the Strategic Airlift Capability's first operational staged operation ever in Otopeni, Romania to pull out as much cargo and personnel as possible in a short period of two weeks.