Deployable Air Command and Control Centre

Major Augusto ‘PRIME’ Figueiredo Joined the Portuguese Air Force Academy in 2003 and completed his pilot training in Columbus Air Force Base, USA, in 2009. Shortly after was assigned to Monte Real Air Base, Portugal, to fly the F-16OCU. Throughout his carrier has participated in several missions and international exercises, such as the Icelandic Air Policing, Baltic Air Policing and Assurance Measures. Graduated from the Tactical Leadership Program, Spain, in 2014. In the recent years has taken part on the flight test and development campaign of the Automated Air-to-Air Refuelling (A3R) System developed by Airbus. In June 2020 transitioned from being an F-16 MLU Instructor Pilot and Head of the Air Base Safety Office to become a Staff Officer at the NATO Deployable Air Command and Control Centre (DACCC), Italy.

Information provided is current as of February 2022

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