tactical air operation


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tactical air operation

Air operations involving the employment of air power in coordination with ground or maritime forces. This includes gaining and maintaining a favorable air situation, preventing enemy reserves from joining with forward forces, destroying enemy forces, and providing direct support to land and maritime forces to assist them in attaining common objectives.
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It serves as the hub of the Marine Corps Tactical Air Operations Center, which is the principal airspace control and management agency for the Marines.
"With these we can allow the student to feel the effects of hypoxia - one of the most common hazards in the tactical air operations community right now," she said.
"Tactical Air Operations in Europe: A Report on Employment of Fighter-Bomber, Reconnaissance and Night Fighter Aircraft by XIX Tactical Air Command, Ninth Air Force, in Connection with the Third US Army Campaign from 1 August 1944 to VE Day, 9 May 1945." 19 May 1945.
to perform post-deployment software support and system software support facility (SSSF) support and sustainment of the AN/TYQ-23, Tactical Air Operations Module.
Roving Sands is a Joint Forces Command-sponsored exercise focused on theater air and missile defense and Joint Tactical Air Operations. The exercise is designed to integrate Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine and multinational command and control nodes and associated air and missile defense systems, officials said.
By the end of the war the term was clearly widespread, the very title of the Ninth Air Force official after-action report on close air support, AAF Evaluation Board Report "The Effectiveness of Third Phase Tactical Air Operations" (Dayton, Ohio: Wright Field, 1946)-"third phase" meaning the third priority which was close support.
Valery Roussant, a marketing executive at Thales Communications and a student of conventional ballistic-missile tactics, told me that the Iraqis, well aware of US reconnaissance capabilities and tactical air operations, used tactics identical to those developed by the Germans in WWII for launching V-2 rockets from mobile launchers in the face of unrelenting Allied airpower.
CAC2S will provide a common set of hardware and software that will replace the Marine Corps' current Tactical Air Command Center, Tactical Air Operations Center, Direct Air Support Center, Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, and Marine Air Traffic Control System functions.
The SASC's assignment of the standoff jamming role for all tactical air operations to the Navy is sure to trigger strong Air Force reaction.
However, the tactical air coordinator is often ground-based, out of the control and reporting center or tactical air operations center.
As per the deal, Northrop will be responsible to offer lifecycle support of the AN/TYQ-23(V)4 Tactical Air Operations Module and subsystems.
Joint Forces Command training exercise integrating Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, and multinational command and control nodes, plus associated air defense artillery systems focusing on theater air defense and joint tactical air operations.

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