Close Air Support: More Improvement Is Needed

Brill Jr., Arthur P.
November 2003
Sea Power;Nov2003, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p15
Looks into the importance of military's experience in Iraq for the close air support (CAS). Comments from Dan Dixon, captain at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center at Fallon, Nevada on the CAS mission; Belief of many experts in the military and in government service that further improvement is needed in CAS interoperability and mission execution; Issues of fratricide which remains a top concern of the U.S. commanders; Examples of some exciting joint CAS development.


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