tactical air support


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tactical air support

Air operations carried out in coordination with surface forces and which directly assist land or maritime operations. See also air support.
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According to the agreement, the owners of Tactical Air Support will get 46% of the shares of the buyer after the acquisition.
Aerospace/defence services contractor Tactical Air Defense Services Inc (TADF) (OTCBB:TADF) said on Friday that the company has entered into an agreement with Tactical Air Support Inc to jointly pursue F-16 air combat and maintenance training contracts with the US and foreign militaries.
During World War II, the USAAF also engaged in tactical air support and anti-submarine warfare missions, but these involved tight integration with either the Army or the Navy, and thus couldn't justify an independent service; only strategic bombing could do that.
Tactical air support from US Air Force F-4s, AC-130s, A-37s and B-52s, as well as Army Cobra attack helicopters, proved indispensable in blunting NVA attacks.
Ground commanders agreed that gaining and maintaining air superiority, as advocated by Airmen, was essential, but none wanted to give up tactical air support to achieve it.
The Su-27SM will be able to perform not only air-to-air missions but also daytime air-to-ground and all-weather supression of enemy air defenses (SEAD) and tactical air support for maritime operations (TASMO).
Arms and money would be supplied to an estimated 70,000 Kurdish peshmergas (fighters) in northern Iraq and a smaller Shiite force in southern Iraq, with both to be protected and supervised by US officers aided by unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with missiles, as well as with tactical air support.
Arms and money would be supplied to an estimated 70,000 Kurdish peshmergas (fighters) in northern Iraq and a smaller Shiite force in southern Iraq, with both to be protected and supervised by unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with missiles, as well as with tactical air support.
Our squaddies have tactical air support from the USAF.
The war was won by ground troops with, of course, tactical air support.
The Air Force intends for the 57th OG to include the CAS-dedicated organization with a tactical air support squadron, which would provide dedicated air support to the Joint Terminal Attack Controller Qualification Course, USAF Weapons School, and Green Flag and Red Flag exercises capitalizing on the existing CAS expertise and schoolhouses currently at Nellis AFB.
Rather, tactical air support may be required to do so.

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