dissimilar air combat training


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dissimilar air combat training (DACT)

Air combat between two different types of aircraft. The term is used for training missions in which an “adversary aircraft” has performance similar to that of the expected enemy aircraft.
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DA Defence's Alpha Jets executed numerous Red Air missions providing dissimilar air combat training for CF-18, F-22, F-35, and F-15 aircrew during a three-week deployment in Florida, which ended on February 5, the firm noted.
By the mid-1970s Air Force fighter pilots were introduced to Red Flag, the Aggressors, and dissimilar air combat training in the skies over the Nevada deserts.
To fly dissimilar air combat training was to invite disaster.