Air Force special operations forces


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Air Force special operations forces

Those Active and Reserve Component Air Force forces designated by the Secretary of Defense that are specifically organized, trained, and equipped to conduct and support special operations. Also called AFSOF.
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Night after night, Air Force Special Operations Forces teamed with designed task forces to successfully achieve tactical, operational, and national strategic objectives.
The company is prime contractor on the Air Force Special Operations Forces, Aircraft Tactical Systems and F-15E Weapons Systems Trainer programs.
While US warplanes have struck targets across Afghanistan for 11 straight days, there have been indications that preparations for using US Army or Air Force special operations forces are moving ahead.
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The aircraft are being developed to perform jobs for the Marines and the Navy and for the Air Force Special Operations Forces.
Requirements include Air Force Special Operations Forces (SOF) weapons systems and may also include Foreign Military Sales (FMS) platforms and systems.
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