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That's why these things can't be ad-hoc'ed.  Command and Control needs to tight when you've got people armed to the teeth, tanked-up on adrenaline, making almost instant life and death decisions.  Pilots who linger over a target area tend to be dead pilots.  They need to get in & out as quickly as possible; thus, they have to rely on their controllers for "situational awareness" -- as it's known.


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by ATinNM on Sat Mar 19th, 2011 at 02:31:31 PM EST
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