The Brigade’s Field Artillery Group (GACA) Liaison Division teams? Guzmán el Bueno? X was trained in the Tigre helicopter simulator at Coronel Sánchez Bilbao’s base in Almagro (Ciudad Real) between February 8 and 12.
The exercise was carried out in collaboration with the Army Airmobile Forces Attack Helicopter Battalion I and was designed to improve the training of the JTAC (Joint Terminal Attack Controller) team.
In this simulator, JTACs connect with attack helicopter crews to support ground units. These procedures require a high level of specialization on the part of the liaison team, whose job it is to guide the air platform to the target in order to provide fire support and protection to the combat units.
During the exercise, other GACA X teams who intervene in the brigade’s fire system built into their combat units have joined the JTAC team. Your contribution is important, as through fire it will facilitate the achievement of the assigned objectives and the necessary protection of the armed forces.
Text and photography: Spanish Army.
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