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  • Jammers celebrate 40 years with EC-130 Compass Call

    The 55th Electronic Combat Group celebrated 40 years of the EC-130 Compass Call program with a celebration hosted by the 55th Wing Association October 15-16, 2021. The EC-130 Compass Call operates under the 55th ECG here as a geographically separated unit of the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB, Nebraska.

  • Compass Call squadron inactivated after 20 years in theater

    The 41st Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron was officially inactivated September 28, 2021 after almost twenty years of providing continual airborne electronic combat support to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The 41st ECS is assigned to the 55th Electronic Combat Group at

  • AFCENT units train to win the day

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing partnered with the 378 AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the 379 AEW, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a regional training exercise. Each wing brought its own specialty to the training, demonstrated through their aircraft.

  • Compass call reshapes OIR battlefield with electronic warfare domination

    Often times when we think about how air power is used in the fight against ISIS, we think about cargo aircraft delivering critical supplies and personnel to the frontlines or bombs being dropped onto targets. What’s not often thought of is how the Air Force has the non-kinetic ability to disrupt

  • EC-130s maintain constant presence in Afghanistan 15 years later

    All around the dimly-lit tent are enduring symbols of a constant presence. A name scrawled across a wooden wall, a lengthy list of deployment dates written underneath, updated year after year. A library stacked with books and games to pass the time. A built-in couch labeled “Snooze Town.” All the