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  • Air Force integrates missions, strengthens information warfare capabilities

    In March 2019, Air Force leaders decided to create a new information warfare Numbered Air Force with enhanced missions and capabilities. Today, Sixteenth Air Force activated here, integrating Twenty-Fourth Air Force, to include Air Forces Cyber, and Twenty-Fifth Air Force into a single headquarters that will provide global intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, cyber, electronic warfare, and information operations.
  • 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 enemy communications on the ground and therefore the
  • Electronic Warfare – The Wild Boars

    Recently, the Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson visited the 390th Electronic Combat Squadron, a geographically-separated unit of Mountain Home Air Force Base, working out of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. During his visit, Wilson attended an electronic warfare symposium as the key note speaker and later met with members of the 390th ECS to discuss their role and impact on the mission.