USAF Combat Controllers (CCT)
Combat Control Technicians (CCT) of US Air Force Special Tactics Squadrons are highly proficient in the following:
USAF CCTs typically work alongside other Special Operations Forces and accompany them on missions. They are proficient in many methods of insertion such as HALO parachuting, and amphibious operations.
Combat Controller Video
Combat Controllers from 23rd Special Tactics Squadron provide low air support for aircraft from Air Mobility Command. Note: towards the end of this clip, a C-17a Globemaster III aircraft can be seen landing on an austere landing strip. CCTs may support C-17s in their Special Operations Low Level II role by surveying and marking out landing strips for the C-17s.
official US DoD footage | released to public domain
Combat Controllers Equipment
Combat Controllers use a range of equipment when on operations
A pair of USAF combat controllers, hidden in tall grass. The missions carried out by CCTs often require them to operate covertly and avoid direct combat when possible, however, they are always ready and able to take on the enemy.
DoD photo by: CHARLES ASHBAUGH/BILL CHAN
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