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  • Air Force Spectrum Management Office

    The Air Force Spectrum Management Office, located on Fort Meade, Md., is a field operating agency to Air Combat Command.
  • Air Force Network Integration Center

    The Air Force Network Integration Center, located at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the Air Force's premier organization for Air Force Network integration, cyber simulation, and network standards, architecture and engineering services. Through these specialized technical services, AFNIC supports the nation's warfighters with decisive cyber capabilities for mission success.
  • MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft

    MissionThe MQ-9 Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily against dynamic execution targets and secondarily as an intelligence collection asset. Given its significant loiter time, wide-range sensors, multi-mode communications suite, and precision weapons -- it provides a
  • F-22 Factsheet

    MissionThe F-22 Raptor's combination of stealth, supercruise, maneuverability, and integrated avionics, coupled with improved supportability, represents an exponential leap in warfighting capabilities. The Raptor performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions allowing full realization of operational concepts vital to the 21st century Air
  • Sniper Pod

    MissionSniper pods provide improved long-range target detection/identification and continuous stabilized surveillance for all missions, including close air support of ground forces. The Sniper pod enables aircrews to detect and identify weapon caches and individuals carrying armaments, all outside jet noise ranges. Superior imagery, a video
  • TWENTY-FIFTH AIR FORCE

    The Twenty-Fifth Air Force (25 AF), headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio--Lackland, Texas, first activated October 20, 1948 as the United States Air Force Security Service. After several organizational realignments and redesignations, today it reports to Air Combat Command as a Numbered Air Force.25 AF provides multisource intelligence,
  • Air Combat Command

    Air Combat Command, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, is a major command created June 1, 1992, by combining its predecessors Strategic Air Command and Tactical Air Command. ACC is the primary provider of air combat forces to America's warfighting commanders.MissionTo support global implementation of national security strategy,
  • Guardian Angel

    MissionGuardian Angel is uniquely designed and dedicated to conduct Personnel Recovery across the full range of military operations and during all phases of joint, coalition, and combined operations. Its most fundamental mission tasks are: 1) to prepare personnel who may be isolated or become missing while participating in U.S. government
  • AIR FORCE SAFETY AND ACCIDENT BOARD INVESTIGATIONS

    Background Following a mishap, separate safety and accident investigations are conducted. Safety investigations are conducted to prevent future mishaps. Safety investigations of weapons systems such as aircraft, missiles and space platforms also assess possible force-wide implications on the combat readiness of these systems. Accident
  • Guardian Angels FAQ

    Q: What is Personnel Recovery (PR)?A: PR is the sum of military, diplomatic, and civil efforts to affect the recovery and reintegration of isolated personnel. It consists of four functions: preparation, planning, execution, and adaptation. Within the execution phase there are 5 tasks: report, locate, support, recover and reintegrate. The Air
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