Video – Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator (ATACs)

ATAC Video - Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator (ATAC) trainee of the 203rd ANA Corps at FOB Thunder in Gardez, Afghanistan trains with Afghan Air Force (AAF) A-29 Super Tucanos. (Photo from RS HQ video, 28 Jul 2017).
Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator (ATAC) trainee of the 203rd ANA Corps at FOB Thunder in Gardez, Afghanistan trains with Afghan Air Force A-29 Super Tucanos. (Photo from RS HQ video, 28 Jul 2017).

ATAC Video – This three-minute long ATAC video describes the training that Afghan Tactical Air Coordinators (ATACs) go through to become certified to call in close air support missions for troops in contact or for ground operations. Their training is guided and assisted by advisors from Task Force Southeast. The ATAC video shows the ATAC trainees working with Afghan A-29 Super Tucano close air support aircraft of the Afghan Air Force (AAF). The video is narrated by the Director of Training and Education at the 203rd Thunder Corps.

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