tactical air controller


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tactical air controller

[′tak·tə·kəl ′er kən‚trō·lər]
(communications)
The officer who is in charge of all operations of the tactical air-control center, and who is responsible to the tactical air officer for the control of all aircraft and air warning facilities within the area of responsibility.

tactical air controller

The officer in charge of all the operations of the tactical air control center and responsible to the tactical air officer for the control of all aircraft and air-warning facilities within the area of responsibility.
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