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  • 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,
  • 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
  • Thunderbirds

    Mission The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, performs precision aerial maneuvers demonstrating the capabilities of Air Force high performance aircraft to people throughout the world. The squadron exhibits the professional qualities the Air Force develops in the people who fly, maintain and support these aircraft.
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