Our Mission

The mission of the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center (AATTC) is increasing the warfighting effectiveness and survivability of mobility forces. The AATTC is in its third decade of providing advanced tactical training to airlift aircrews from the Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command, Air Mobility Command, Air Combat Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, United States Marine Corps, and 16 allied nations. Through a Total Force Initiative, AATTC also provides Tactics Analysis, Tactics Development, and Electronic Warfare Development for the mobility community.

The AATTC functions as a clearinghouse for gathering and disseminating airlift tactics information. Since 1983, the AATTC has hosted an annual tactics symposium in St. Joseph, MO. Attendees from all branches of the Department of Defense as well as government contractors and numerous allied nations are represented.

Serving as the cornerstone for aircraft tactics, the AATTC has maintained a reputation as the mobility air force's "Tactics Center of Excellence" since its inception.

Commandant's Message

Welcome to the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center. We are a team made up of Active Duty, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve personnel joined frequently by experts from the field and industry. We are dedicated to increasing the war fighting effectiveness and survivability of US and Allied Mobility and Intel Forces. The AATTC has evolved over the last three decades into the Center of Excellence that performs Tactics Analysis, Development, Test and Training to meet the emerging critical needs of the mobility community.

For 35 years our annual Tactics and Intel Symposium has been the premier event that brings our community together to discuss and share ideas and provide the essential networking that propels our mission forward. The relationships and innovation that we foster at the AATTC makes a direct and enduring impact for the mobility community. We are proud of our heritage of innovation and continue to strive to stay on the cutting edge of tactics and technology to ensure your success.

I invite you to look over our web site, contact our experts and attend one of our courses.

Commandant, AATTC


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 Annual AATTC Tactics and Intelligence Symposium

 ** New Date **
24 - 27 January, 2022
St. Joseph, MO

Registration will open closer to the event.

POC: 816-235-3686

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