joint terminal attack controller

What is joint terminal attack controller?

joint terminal attack controller meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
A qualified (certified) Service member who, from a forward position, directs the action of combat aircraft engaged in close air support and other offensive air operations. Also called JTAC. See also terminal attack control.
Source: JP 3-09.3

 

reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

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