Joint Terminal Attack Controller Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
joint terminal attack controller
1.) 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. A qualified and current joint terminal attack controller will be recognized across the Department of Defense as capable and authorized to perform terminal attack control.
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Term Classification: operations
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