The members of the Croatian Air Force and of the Special Forces Command of the Croatian Armed Forces conducted a Joint Demonstration Exercise.
The demonstration is conducted in four phases showcasing various capabilities applied in special air operations.
The display kicks off with a flypast by two Pilatus PC-9M aircraft, followed by arrival of two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters conducting area surveillance.
Following the infiltration with motor vehicles and helicopters, the Special Forces Command (40 members) will establish a Tactical Operations Centre (TOC).
The infiltration by two Mi-171Sh helicopters will be followed by a request for Close Combat Attack (CCA) by OH 58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters, directed by Joint Terminal Attack Controller from a forward position.
As soon as the conditions allow, the forces will be exfiltrated by air on board of two Mi-171Sh helicopters, and the Special Forces Command forces will be infiltrated by land vehicles.
The Exercise will conclude with a demonstration of capabilities of halt of vehicles in movement with two Mi-171Sh helicopters, supervised by two OH-58D helicopters.