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Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force

Definition/Scope: deployed numbered air force (NAF) or command echelon immediately subordinate to a NAF provided as the US Air Force component command committed to a joint operation. JP 1-02. These general Air Force engineer units can deploy as detached units operating in support of specific missions and operational tasks such as airfield pavement evaluations; crash and fire rescue; EOD; emergency management response; airfield damage repair; facility construction and maintenance; and utility systems construction, maintenance, aircraft arresting system installation and maintenance, and airfield lighting, marking and installation of navigation aids. Organized as Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (Prime BEEF) and Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron, Engineer (RED HORSE) units, they provide a broad array of general and geospatial engineering capabilities. DOD A deployed numbered air force (NAF) or command echelon immediately subordinate to a NAF provided as the US Air Force component command committed to a joint operation. JP 3-34



Used For:

aviation

Acronym:

AETF

Narrower Terms:

Patrick Air Force Base

Related Terms:

air expeditionary forces


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