Definition of air command in English:

air command


  • A high-level organizational unit in the US Air Force.

    ‘The most important of these for theater operations was the tactical air command or TAC, which was specifically formed to provide offensive and defensive support for surface forces.’
    • ‘On 26 April 1972, the unit was redesignated the 917th Special Operations Group, with Tactical Air Command as the gaining major air command.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, the brigade tactical air command had inserted on the small ridge south of the valley.’
    • ‘These routine notifications are issued to all flight operations throughout the tactical air command.’
    • ‘These organizations and agencies are not easily melded into land, sea, or air command structures, however, and to try to do so impedes their ability to contribute to the mission.’