Improving Helicopter Readiness in the Army National Guard

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February 2021

This IDA Research Summary describes IDA’s efforts to quantify the causal relationship between maintenance military technician (MilTech) investments and helicopter readiness in the U.S. Army National Guard. IDA found that increasing the number of MilTech mechanics at Army Aviation Support Facilities of all sizes results in meaningful reductions in maintenance time for UH-60 Black Hawk and HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters.

Africa Watch, Vol 25 COVID-19 Special Edition

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In this third special edition of Africa Watch on the effects of COVID-19 in Africa, the authors examine an alliance to combat misinformation, the pandemic’s effect on higher education opportunities, and assistance to Africa from Russia.