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Course: FO/FAC Theory

Department/Abbreviation: OPT/FOF

Year: 2020

Guarantee: 'RNDr. Vladimír Chlup'

Annotation: Vývoj spolupráce pozemních jednotek s letectvem

Course review:
1. Development of cooperation between Land Forces and Air Force units (WW2, wars in Korea and Vietnam). 2. Changes in technology and equipment of small units at the turn of 1970s and 1980s (night vision systems, lasers, space technologies employment). 3. Doctrine of Air-Land Battle and FOFA (Follow-on Attack Force) as a winning strategy of Cold War. 4. Checking on tactics of A-LB and FOFA during operations in Panama (1989) and Iraq (1990 - 1991). 5. Current conceptions of NATO ATP-35 for Land Forces operations and ATP-63 for Air Force support 6. STANAG 3797 ? minimum qualifications for forward air controllers.  7. Deployment of forward air controllers in joint operations (JP3-09.1, JP 3-09.3, JP 3-09).  8. Technical standards applied by forward air controllers - C4IRSTA architecture according to STANAG and MIL-STD. 9. Role, organization and deployment of air controllers in ACR.  10. A multi-role combat aircraft ? architecture and systems.  11. Looking ahead ? FO/FAC units in NATO structures in the 21st century.