Charles Lister, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, said acquiring new close air support
planes "could well be of strategic value to the Lebanese military in its campaign against jihadist militants.
Although the vehicles, weapons, combat conditions, and technologies will change, the vital mission of close air support
will always be there, and this book contains "lessons" for anyone interested in that facet of modern warfare.
3, Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Close Air Support
, lists eight conditions for effective CAS: (1) effective training and proficiency, (2) planning and integration, (3) command, control, and communications, (4) air superiority, (5) target marking and acquisition, (6) streamlined and flexible procedures, (7) appropriate ordnance, and (8) favorable weather.
Acknowledgement by Air Force and Army Headquarters that Army Attack Aviation Performs Close Air Support
Close air support
is one of the primary missions of an Air Force and alongside our Army.
Such close air support
requires timely, well-practiced procedures and communication between ground and air elements.
y , said, ``You're looking at an airfield that can be used for close air support
operations in the form of Harrier and RAF tank-busting operations.
Swanson, during his second tour of duty, was called in to provide close air support
for allied ground forces that came under heavy enemy fire in Cambodia on February 26, 1971.
Missions in close air support
are troops in contact, convoy escort, and urban operations.
In both cases, the primary role is to provide close air support
and protection of troops on the ground.
Once the F-22 clears the way, the JSF will attack ground targets and enemy troops and provide American and allied ground forces with close air support
A variety of deep strike jets are in the works, but the Air Force is retiring the far cheaper A-1Os, the best close air support
plane in the military, even though close air support
is a far more likely mission.