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Define and explain SEAD (Suppression of Enemy Air Definses)
Its function is to neutralize, destroy, or temporarily degrade the enemy air defenses. Torce enemy to run for cover.
Define and explain WAS (WAR AT SEA)
Objective is to destroy the enemy's naval vessels and amphibious forces
Define and explain CAS (CLOSE AIR SUPPORT)
Our objective in the CAS is the precisely deliver various munitions at a set time.
Define and explain MAS (MARITIME AIR SUPERIORITY)
The degree of dominance in the air battle of one force over another
Define and explain ACM (AIR COMBAT MANEUVERING)
Dog fighting
Define and explain CAC (COMBAT AIR CONTROL)
Mission executed by two or more fighter aircraft. The flight maintains a station that allows the fighters to intercept other aircraft inbound to the protected assets/area.
Define and explain FCF (FUNCTIONAL CHECK FLIGHT)
Required to determin whether the airframe, power plant, accessories, and equipment are funcctional per predetermined standards following some typw of maintenance or extended no-fly period.
Define and explain FCLP (FIELD CARRIER LANDING PRACTICE)
A form of training that is used to simulate landing on the aircraft carrier performed just prior to deploying aboard the ship.
Define and explain VMC (VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS)
Basic weather requirements are a 1000 ft ceeling and 3 mile visibility.
Define and explain IMC (INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS)
If weather is less than 1000/3 then IMC exists.
Define and explain VFR (VISUAL FLIGHT RULES)
If VMC exist then pilots have the option of operating their aircraft within a set of rules known as visual flight rules.
Define and explain IFR (INSTRUMENT FLIGHT RULES)
If IMC exists them pilots have the option of operating with adherence to IFR.