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  • Over the Horizon Backscatter Radar: East and West

    The AN/FPS-118 Over-the-Horizon Backscatter Radar System (OTH-B) was developed in the 1970s and 1980s to provide all-altitude, long-range surveillance of aerial approaches to the United States. OTH-B radar systems use the ionosphere to refract outgoing radar waves and return signals, enabling the system to detect and track targets that would
  • RC-135V/W RIVET JOINT

    Mission The RC-135V/W Rivet Joint reconnaissance aircraft supports theater and national level consumers with near real time on-scene intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination capabilities. Features The aircraft is an extensively modified C-135. The Rivet Joint's modifications are primarily related to its on-board sensor suite, which
  • RQ-1/MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

    Mission The MQ-1 Predator is a medium-altitude, long-endurance, remotely piloted aircraft. The MQ-1's primary mission is interdiction and conducting armed reconnaissance against critical, perishable targets. When the MQ-1 is not actively pursuing its primary mission, it acts as the Joint Forces Air Component Commander-owned theater asset for
  • AMIC AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE DIVISION (PMA)

    Overview: The PMA division is a team of skilled aircraft maintenance professionals who ensure responsive, proactive, cradle-to-grave management of Headquarters Air Combat Command (ACC) aircraft maintenance related contracts and are responsible for the functional management of ACC T-38 aircraft, the ACC Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory
  • Iceland Air Defense Program

    The defense of Iceland and the surrounding area has been a mutual interest of the United States and Iceland since the early years of World War II. The common goals were formalized in the 1951 Defense Agreement and in 1953 theĀ United StatesĀ began operating and maintaining the first radar stations in Iceland. During the late 1970s and 1980s intercept
  • Tethered Aerostat Radar System

    The Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) is a balloon-borne radar system. The primary aerostat mission is to provide low level radar surveillance data in support of federal agencies involved in the nation's drug interdiction program. Secondary mission is to provide NORAD Headquarters with low level surveillance coverage for air sovereignty in the
  • TETHERED AEROSTAT RADAR SYSTEM

    Mission The Tethered Aerostat Radar System is a balloon-borne radar system. The primary aerostat mission is to provide low level radar surveillance data in support of federal agencies involved in the nation's drug interdiction program. Secondary mission is to provide North American Aerospace Defense Command with low level surveillance coverage for
  • AMIC COMMUNICATIONS - ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS PROJECTS

    Tethered Aerostat Radar Systems (TARS) Interactive Display System (TIDS): PMS/SC spearheaded the development of this state-of-the-art aerostat monitoring tool. TIDS provides aerostat flight directors unprecedented insight in to real-time operations of the aerostat during in-haul, out-haul, and at altitude. Deployed in 2001, the system provides
  • AMIC COMMUNICATIONS - ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS MISSION

    The Ground Radar System is the radar operations and maintenance focal point for ACC AMIC. The programs managed by the squadron such as the Hemispheric Radar System (HRS) and Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) provide critical radar surveillance data from systems spread across the southern United States, Caribbean, and northern South America. The
  • AMIC INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS DIVISION

    The Network Systems Support provides help desk and system administration services to support local and remote ACC AMIC personnel. The local LAN consists of several servers including 10Base-T/100Base-T concentrator hubs and switches, workstations, laptops, printers and other specialized PC-based servers. SCC also provides remote system
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