Tactical Air Support, Inc. wins U.S. Navy Terminal Attack Controller Trainer (TACT) Contract
Reno, Nevada – 1 May 2019: The U.S. Navy’s Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division announced that Tactical Air Support, Inc. (Tactical Air) was one of four companies awarded a potential $125.4 million dollar, five-year, multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide the U.S. Navy with aircraft facilitating close air support training for Forward Air Controllers (FACs), Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs), and Forward Air Controllers (Airborne). Operations will primarily take place at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, but will include Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina and Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twenty-nine Palms.
At the time of award, Tactical Air CEO, RC Thompson, commented: “We are extremely proud to again partner with our Navy to provide best-in-class training for our Nation’s and Coalition partner’s FACs and JTACs. Our fleet of aircraft provides the Navy with the fused benefits of performance, advanced capabilities, safety and affordability. When combined with our professional cadre of pilots and maintainers, we will provide training services on day one identical to that of our active forces.“
About Tactical Air Support, Inc.
Tactical Air Support Inc. is a leader in commercial air services, tactical aviation training, and technical advisory services for the US Military and our International partners. Since its inception in 2005, TacAir has continuously applied innovative business practices to provide the government and aviation industry with unparalleled, yet affordable commercial air support and tactical consulting. The Tactical Air team brings the industry’s finest cadre of proven leaders and aviators paired with one of the world’s largest fleets of sustainable, safe, and upgraded fighter/attack aircraft. Our diverse staff consists of former Weapons School Instructors and Graduates, Operational Aviators, Adversaries and Test Pilots, Astronauts, Air Battle Managers, and Aviation Maintenance professionals. To find out more, please visit: https://www.tacticalairsupport.com.