tactical aviation

tactical aviation

An air force employed, or expected to be employed, primarily in tactical air operations. The aircraft used by this air force. The people who operate the aircraft used in tactical aviation. The art and science of employing tactical air combat.
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The press release states the purpose of formulating the team is to "identify solutions to optimize human performance in tactical aviation and eliminate or minimize the impact of UPE's.
The achievement is remarkable in the tactical aviation community, reaching across 23 years of continuous flight operations using the A-6E Intruder, F/A-18C Hornet and F/A-18E Super Hornet.
That autumn, no less than three full tactical reconnaissance groups were providing near-real time intelligence to both ground and tactical aviation units, greatly facilitating the Allied drive across France and into Germany.
Many people observe that, in terms of technology, we have fallen into something of a lull, especially regarding tactical aviation platforms.
As the future of Marine Corps tactical aviation, the F-35 will eventually replace three legacy platforms: the AV- 8B Harrier, the F/A-18 Hornet, and the EA-6B Prowler.
It is ironic that only recently, during the much media- glamorized and media-hyped wars, there has been such an uproar over whether women can or should participate in active war or tactical aviation.
Due to stealth's revolutionary concept and anticipated change to the world of tactical aviation, it was considered especially sensitive when being developed, and elements still remain classified.
The fact that the DoD has scuttled or scaled back various "silver bullet" aerial systems in favor of a single fighter--the "backbone of America's tactical aviation fleet for decades to come"--is problematic.
In tactical aviation, for instance, Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilots perform 18 percent of their training in simulators.
At completing these transactions, the company will have the three aircrafts at its disposal and will use them in support of certain tactical aviation contracts for which its AeroTech Corp is currently bidding, it said.
The project defines net zero as "a military installation that produces as much energy on-site from renewable energy generation or through the on-site use of renewable fuels as it consumes in its buildings, facilities, and fleet vehicles," with the exception of tactical aviation fuel.
Work has asked the Navy and the Marine Corps to examine whether less-expensive alternatives to the service's tactical aviation plan are available.

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