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ITEC 2019: USN’s TACT falls to ATAC

8th May 2019 - 10:33 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


The US Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has selected a team led by Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), part of Textron Airborne Solutions, to provide contracted offensive air support services for its Terminal Attack Controller Trainer (TACT) programme.

This ID/IQ programme sees ATAC and its partners Textron Aviation Defense and Valkyrie Defense, deliver live airborne training to ground- and airborne-Forward Air Controllers and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC) using a fleet of L-39 Albatros, AT-6 Wolverine and A-27 Tucano aircraft.

The planned period of performance will include one-base year ordering period, and four one-year options.

‘TACT is a

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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