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Hawker Hunters ‘ATAC’ Airmen

Dave Youtsey, Airborne Tactical Advantage Company pilot, conducts a final instrument check before playing the role of the “bad guy” for a Max Thunder sortie at Kunsan Air Base Republic of Korea, Nov. 7, 2013. During the 11th Max Thunder, the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company played the role of the opposition force challenging Airmen in a variety of scenarios. The ATAC Hawker Hunters were pitted against the combined force that employed 8th Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcons, 51st Fighter Wing A-10 Thunderbolts II and F-16s, Marine Air Group 12 F-18 Hornets, AV-8B Harriers II, 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, 18th Wing E-3B Sentries, numerous ROKAF aircraft and accompanying support personnel during the two-week exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Armando A. Schwier-Morales/Released)

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