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Military operations brevity term:
a single target, bandit,
bogey or enemy position
has been sighted.
Opposite of "No Joy."
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Be the bad guy – to help the good guys win.
In training, someone needs to be the bad guy. So the good guys (and gals) can be ready for battle.
The Tally One Red Air Bandits shirt pays homage to a training platform called Red Air. These skilled men and women play the role of the bad guys in the air, faithfully replicating the tactics and capabilities of adversary air forces.
Their mission: to challenge our country’s combat pilots, weapons-systems officers and controllers over and over again, until our pilots' responses are second nature.
So when a US pilot sees an adversary's best moves, it's hardly the first time. And he or she knows exactly how to gain the advantage and win the confrontation.
A comfortable blend of high-quality cotton (60%) and polyester (40%), the shirt has a somewhat athletic fit. If you like a looser fit, you might want to order one size up from normal.