Coalition Partners Providing Key Ground-Based Targeting Data In ISIL Strikes

By Courtney Albon / September 29, 2014 at 8:48 PM
As the Air Force continues to play a key role in the ongoing air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, U.S. Central Command is relying, in part, on partner nations to provide ground-based targeting information that it can then feed through its Joint Terminal Air Controllers and integrate with surveillance data gathered from its own airborne platforms. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, the Air Force's assistant deputy chief of operations, plans and requirements, told reporters during a...

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