2000—Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 106–398 redesignated subsec. (e) as (d) and struck out former subsec. (d) which read as follows: “Notwithstanding subchapter I, the Secretary of Defense may enter into military airlift agreements with allied countries only under the authority of this section.”
1992—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 102–484, § 1311(a), substituted “as agreed upon by the parties. Liquidation shall be either by direct payment to the country that has provided the greater amount of transportation or by the providing of in-kind transportation services to that country. The liquidation shall occur on a regular basis, but not less often than once every 12 months.” for “not less often than once every 3 months by direct payment to the country that has provided the greater amount of transportation.”
Subsec. (e)(1)(B). Pub. L. 102–484, § 1311(b), substituted “, New Zealand, Japan, and the Republic of Korea” for “or New Zealand”.
1989—Pub. L. 101–189 renumbered section 2213 of this title as this section and inserted “: allied countries” after “airlift agreements” in section catchline.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 101–189, § 931(b)(2), substituted “subchapter I” for “chapter 138 of this title”.
1987—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 100–26 inserted “The term” after each par. designation and substituted “allied” for “Allied” in par. (1).
1985—Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 99–145 substituted “section 2350” for “section 2331”.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Department of Defense Participation in European Program on Multilateral Exchange of Air Transportation and Air Refueling Services
Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title XII, § 1276, Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2029, as amended by Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, § 1051(r)(9), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1565, which related to participation of the United States in the Air Transport, Air-to-Air Refueling and other Exchanges of Services (ATARES) program of the Movement Coordination Centre Europe, was repealed by Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title XII, § 1203(c), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 3911. See section 2350o of this title.
Department of Defense Participation in Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership
Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title X, § 1032, Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 306, provided that:
“(a) Authority To Participate in Partnership.—
“(1) Memorandum of understanding.—The Secretary of Defense may enter into a multilateral memorandum of understanding authorizing the Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership to conduct activities necessary to accomplish its purpose, including—
the acquisition, equipping, ownership, and operation of strategic airlift aircraft; and
the acquisition or transfer of airlift and airlift-related services and supplies among members of the Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership, or between the Partnership and non-member countries or international organizations, on a reimbursable basis or by replacement-in-kind or exchange of airlift or airlift-related services of an equal value.
From funds available to the Department of Defense for such purpose, the Secretary of Defense may pay the United States equitable share of the recurring and non-recurring costs of the activities and operations of the Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership, including costs associated with procurement of aircraft components and spare parts, maintenance, facilities, and training, and the costs of claims.
“(b) Authorities Under Partnership.—In carrying out the memorandum of understanding entered into under subsection (a), the Secretary of Defense may do the following:
“(1) Waive reimbursement of the United States for the cost of the following functions performed by Department of Defense personnel with respect to the Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership:
Planning, programming, and management services.
Waive the imposition of any surcharge for administrative services provided by the United States that would otherwise be chargeable against the Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership.
Pay the salaries, travel, lodging, and subsistence expenses of Department of Defense personnel assigned for duty to the Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership without seeking reimbursement or cost-sharing for such expenses.
“(c) Crediting of Receipts.—Any amount received by the United States in carrying out the memorandum of understanding entered into under subsection (a) shall be credited, as elected by the Secretary of Defense, to the following:
The appropriation, fund, or account used in incurring the obligation for which such amount is received.
An appropriation, fund, or account currently providing funds for the purposes for which such obligation was made.
“(d) Authority To Transfer Aircraft.—
“(1) Transfer authority.—
The Secretary of Defense may transfer one strategic airlift aircraft to the Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership in accordance with the terms and conditions of the memorandum of understanding entered into under subsection (a).
Not later than 30 days before the date on which the Secretary transfers a strategic airlift aircraft under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees [Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives] a report on the strategic airlift aircraft to be transferred, including the type of strategic airlift aircraft to be transferred and the tail registration or serial number of such aircraft.
“(e) Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership Defined.—
In this section the term ‘Strategic Airlift Capability Partnership’ means the strategic airlift capability consortium established by the United States and other participating countries.”