A Joint Terminal Attack Controller from the German air force advises a U.S. Air Force JTAC, assigned to the 321st Special Tactics Squadron, stationed with the 352nd Special Operations Wing, RAF Mildenhall, U.K., on the evolution of training and how to advances skills relating to close air support engagements during exercise Ample Strike 20 at Boletice Military Training Area, Czech [Read More …]
An AH-64D from 1-149th ARB flies by the tower prior to engaging targets on the attack helicopter gunnery range at Fort Bliss during the 36th Combat Aviation Brigade’s Annual Training 2019.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Bunkley, left, 607th Air Support Operations Group tactical air control party joint terminal attack controller, and Capt. Lemon, 607th ASOG intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance liaison officer, share notes during close air support training Feb. 12, 2020, in the Republic of Korea. TACP Airmen are trained to engage enemy forces utilizing advanced technologies and weapon [Read More …]
A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter prepares for live fire at a target during DASMAN SHIELD at Udairi Range Complex, Kuwait, Feb. 23, 2020. Soldiers, Airmen, and Kuwaiti forces participated in support of DASMAN SHIELD, a bi-lateral live fire artillery exercise aimed at increasing interoperability between U.S. and Kuwait air and land assets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman [Read More …]
A U.S. Air Force combat controller with the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) combat controller with the RTAF Special Operations Regiment relay information to pilots in support of Exercise Cobra Gold 2020 at Chandy Range in Lopburi province, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 27, 2020. Exercise Cobra Gold 20, in its 39th iteration, is designed [Read More …]