Close Air Support
Definition/Scope: Air action by fixed-and rotary-wing aircraft against hostile targets which are in close proximity to friendly forces and which require detailed integration of each air mission with the fire and movement.
Use:A-10 Thunderbolt II
Used For:Fantan Q-5 / A-5
Broader Terms:103d Airlift Wing
Narrower Terms:A-37 Dragonfly
Related Terms:air and naval gunfire liaison company