More focus on training for more anti-access, area-denial threats, where an enemy possesses advanced weapons aimed at U.S. aircraft and warships to keep at bay, is largely concentrated on fighter pilots and bombers. The two who would be first sent into these environments.
But what if those pilots need help?
Pave Hawk pilots, crews and pararescuemen with the 56th Rescue Squadron out of RAF Lakenheath, England, have been putting their choppers to the test, training to grab a pilot behind the lines of a modern enemy — an enemy with advanced radar and electronic warfare equipment that could put the rescue crews in danger of being spotted and shot down.
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More focus on training for more anti-access, area-denial threats, where an enemy possesses advanced weapons…
by Tactical-Life / Dec 24, 2013