JTAC / FORWARD RECON
JTAC / FORWARD RECON are expected to be called upon to deploy in advance of a fireteam to map out enemy movement and position. Denote that information on CTAB and the map. Give accurate and up to date information on the state of the battlefield. They are required to master the art of concealment, and movement. Staying undetected in high enemy concentration areas. They must master the use of commanders tab to call down Ai based CAS on to a target. They must be able to interact via long range radio comms with player based pilots and accurately call in CAS with considerations towards munitions, direction of flight, etc. JTAC are also expected to know the operation of drones, and UAV/UGV assets, CTab, and land navigation.
Familiarization: (This is not a complete list but a summary of things that will need to be known)
CTAB, MCC commanders console, CAS based munitions, map making, scouting, CAS calls, and long range radio comms.
Skills to be Mastered:
Accurate CAS calls with human based pilots to safely deliver munitions in danger close situations. Accurate enemy position reporting to Fire team leaders and command elements. Coordination between ground and air assets during a mission. Landing Zone designation. Laser Designation of targets. HALO and Parajump advanced insertion techniques. Concealment and moving with stealth.