The Evolution of the Airborn Forward Air Controller: An Analysis of Mosquito Operations in Korea

by J. A. Farmer, M. J. Strumwasser

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This study is intended to (1) show how a comprehensive airborne FAC program has, in the past, made significant contributions to the successful conduct of a limited war; (2) show how such a program has been designed; and (3) suggest why such an important instrument of tactical air warfare has never attained any permanence in Air Force doctrine or attitudes.

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