Current Problems of Joint Fire Support in the Polish Armed Forces
Jarosław Neffe 1  
,   Paweł Rabiej 1  
,   Michał Rawłuszko 2  
 
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TACP Training Center, Military University of Aviation, Poland
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War Studies University, Poland
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
Jarosław Neffe   

TACP Training Center, Military University of Aviation, Dywizjonu 303, 08-521, Dęblin, Poland
Submission date: 2021-01-25
Acceptance date: 2021-03-16
Online publication date: 2021-03-23
Publication date: 2021-03-23
 
Przegląd Nauk o Obronności 2020;(10):48–57
 
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Objectives:
The aim of this paper is to attempt to identify the main challenges faced by the Polish Armed Forces in the area of Joint Fire Support. The publication will present Joint Terminal Attack Controller’s point of view on the problems of Joint Fire Support in the Polish Armed Forces. Due to the complexity of the problem, the authors decided to limit the scope of presentation to the most visible difficulties in specific services.

Methods:
The views presented here result from empirical research based on participatory observations that were conducted during numerous national and international training operations organised in Poland and abroad and non-categorised interviews with the JTACs from the Tactical Air Control Party Central Group and the Tactical Air Control Party Training Center in Military University of Aviation in Dęblin.

Results:
The publication will present Joint Terminal Attack Controller’s point of view on the problems of Joint Fire Support in the Polish Armed Forces. For linguistic purposes, the terms controller and navigator were used in this text as synonyms of the JTAC acronym.

Conclusions:
Due to the complexity of the problem, the authors decided to limit the scope of presentation to the most visible difficulties in specific services. For linguistic purposes, the terms controller and navigator were used in this text as synonyms of the JTAC acronym.

 
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