air controller


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air controller

An individual especially trained for and assigned the duty of the control (by use of radio, radar, or other means) of aircraft within his or her area.
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To achieve this, we integrated the BTID technology in a digitized BTID-equipped forward air controller application, a future BTID Transponder Airborne Platform Surveillance System (BTAPSS) application, a BTID cruiser weapons system application, as well as our land forces command and control system," Mifflin said.
Belote states that the Marine Corps "published an unsupported analysis suggesting that some Air Force JTACs' [joint terminal attack controllers'] unfamiliarity with the ground scheme of maneuver proved that the Marine Corps trained its forward air controllers better than the Air Force trained its JTACs" (p.
Born Gary Cooper he prefers Garry and was one of 36 Australian Forward Air Controllers (FACs) in Vietnam.
The great thing about the F-16 is that in addition to serving as the forward air controller, if we have to, we can roll in and hit the target ourselves.
Any request for air support must go through an air controller operating from a light aircraft over the battlefield.
The air controller at the Manila Tower, immediately ordered all take-off and landing to stop.
The royal soldier was serving as a forward air controller based at an outpost near to the front line in Helmand Province when the camp came under fire in 2008.
The MB-339 is specifically designed to excel in the Close Air Support, Forward Air Controller - Airborne (FAC-A) and training Joint Terminal Attack Controllers roles.
Tony Turner, aged 27, of Stoke, served in Iraq and Afghanistan as an air controller for 29 Commando.
He spent 10 weeks in the strife-torn country, working as a forward air controller, in the winter of 2007- 08.
The inquest heard that grid co-ordinates passed between a British air controller and a US weapons officer "did not marry up" before the air strike.
Paul, a Forward Air Controller with the Army Air Corps, received the MC in London on Friday watched by his mother Rose of St Helens, Merseyside, and girlfriend Lisa Flanagan, 27.

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