special tactics team

special tactics team
A task-organized element of special tactics that may include combat control, pararescue, and combat weather personnel. Functions include austere airfield and assault zone reconnaissance, surveillance, establishment, and terminal control; terminal attack control; combat search and rescue; combat casualty care and evacuation staging; and tactical weather observations and forecasting. Also called STT. See also combat search and rescue; special operations; special operations forces; special tactics; terminal attack control.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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