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* Combat Air Force Contracted Close Air Support (CAF CAS) - what is it and what's required?
Lister also said the Lebanese Army conducts many operations against jihadist militants in urban environments, where close air support is less useful since it can cause high civilian casualties.
Flying Black Ponies: The Navy's Close Air Support Squadron in Vietnam.
The Strike Eagle is a variant of the F-15 supersonic jet designed to strike ground targets and provide close air support for infantry.
They plan, communicate and coordinate the ground commander's need for Close Air Support.
"Fast Mover is designed to practise close air support operations and forward air control techniques.
''After positive identification, coalition forces engaged and killed them with attack helicopters and a close air support bomber,'' the statement said.
Close air support (CAS)--the term evokes scenes from the movie Platoon where a ground commander is exhorting aircraft to "drop all remaining on my pos [position]" to avoid being overrun by enemy forces.
"Close air support has proven to be a hot button issue because it is an emotional issue, not only at the joint and command level but also on the battlefield," he says.
They came under attack from Taliban insurgents and in a firefight that followed, close air support was called in from two US F15 aircraft.
After coming under attack the unit, from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, called in close air support from two US F15s.