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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Contract awarded for Maintenance of technical suction equipment in operation in facilities administered by the 22nd tactical aviation base in malbork
Recipients may be from selected units (mainly combat arms) and complete a Tactical Aviation Door Gunners course.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko addresses servicemen of the 40th Tactical Aviation Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces at an airbase in Vasylkiv near Kiev, Ukraine December 1, 2018.
Dufault transitions to industry from a distinguished 24 year career in the Canadian Armed Forces as a tactical aviation pilot.
Adding his own views to ideas borrwed from British and French allies, Gorrell developed what Morris calls "the first clearly defined American vision of strategic bombing." The vision emphasized the separation of strategic bombing from tactical aviation, careful selection of targets critical to the enemy's industrial capability, and concentrated bombing of each target.
A total of 100 cruise and air-to-surface missiles were launched at targets in Syria, the ministry stated, noting that two US warships carried out the attack from the Red Sea, as well as tactical aviation over the Mediterranean Sea and B-1B bombers from al Tanf area.
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.
-- As the Navy and Marine Corps face dire readiness challenges in their tactical aviation fleets, Boeing is stepping up to add capabilities and longevity to older F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets.
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. it is ironic because around 70 years ago soviet women did.

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