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JTAC, A-10s train to maintain readiness

  • Published
  • By Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum
  • 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

JTACs integrates air power into ground special operations for mission success, deploying into forward hostile areas to control offensive airstrike operations.

JTACs direct aircraft for use during close-air support and offensive operations from a forward position.

The JTACs worked with A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft to accomplish live-fire training. The A-10 has excellent maneuverability at low air speeds and altitude, and is a highly accurate and survivable weapons-delivery platform.