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AFSOC hones tactical training edge

7th March 2018 - 20:37 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) is helping pre-deployment forces hone their tactical training edge, according to recent contract awards and sources sought announcements.

On 1 March, for example, AFSOC announced that it had award a contract to Cameron Advanced Mobility for an overland mobility training course of 'instruction and practical exercises that will focus and improve the students understanding and practical knowledge of conducting mobility operations in areas with an austere [desert] environment.'

The earlier performance work statement for that training had explained that AFSOC’s 26th Special Tactics Squadron (STS) 'must possess the intrinsic ability to perform mounted operations in

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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