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Old 7 September 2014, 06:34
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Originally Posted by VMI_Marine View Post
when dropping in close proximity to friendly forces, make damn sure you know where all of your elements are located.
Exactly, this applies to both the aircrew and ground forces. The aircrew relies on what the JTAC has relayed, so ensure you (as a JTAC) are passing the latest/most accurate grids and markings. Another negative aspect in the report was poor comms. It's been my experience that you better have a minimum of three radios. I carried two PRC117s and a MBITR.
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