Fact Sheets

  • E-4B

    MissionThe E-4B serves as the National Airborne Operations Center and is a key component of the National Military Command System for the President, the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In case of national emergency or destruction of ground command and control centers, the aircraft

  • EC-130H Compass Call

    The EC-130H Compass Call is an airborne tactical weapon system using a heavily modified version of the C-130 Hercules airframe.

  • Sample FOIA Request Letter

    Privacy Act Statement: Authority: 10 U.S.C. 8013, 5 USC 552 and Executive Orders 13478 and 9397 as amended (SSN, only when required) Principal Purpose: To obtain necessary information so that a response can be provided to your FOIA request. Routine Use: Your request may be referred to another


    The 488th Intelligence Squadron is responsible for a variety of missions that provide critical intelligence to tactical warfighters and national decision-makers. It provides intelligence to NATO and allied forces, US national decision-makers, and tactical warfighters both on the ground and in the

  • 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


    Mission The RC-135S Cobra Ball is a rapidly deployable aircraft, which flies Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed missions of national priority to collect optical and electronic data on ballistic targets. This data is critical to arms treaty compliance verification, and development of U.S. strategic


    Operating from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, the 390th Intelligence Squadron ensures information superiority to the "last tactical mile" by providing tailored intelligence to warfighters, combatant commanders and national decision-makers. The unit's airborne cryptologic linguist aircrew, airborne

  • 95th Reconnaissance Squadron

    The 95th Reconnaissance Squadron is one of the oldest flying units in the Air Force. Dating back to World War I, the 95th continues its proud service in Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean that began in 1917. The unit was activated as the 95th Aero Squadron at Kelly Field, Texas, on Aug. 20, 1917,

  • 55th Operations Group

    The 55th Operations Group, ACC's largest group, located at Offutt air Force Base, Nebraska, has operational control over 12 squadrons and two detachments worldwide. The group consists of approximately 3,200 personnel. It employs 46 aircraft, including 13 models of seven different types. Mission

  • 55th Intelligence Support Squadron

    The 55th Intelligence Support Squadron at Offutt Air Force Base has a unique mission, combining the efforts of three separate intelligence squadrons, the 97th Intelligence Squadron at Offutt AFB, the 488th Intelligence Squadron at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom and the 390th Intelligence