The Web    CNN.com      Powered by
 Special Reports Main Page |  Archive:
Forces: U.S. & Coalition/Air Force
Deployments in the Persian Gulf
Forces



An E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint Stars) from Robins Air Force Base flies a refueling mission over the skies of Georgia.  
116th Air Control Wing

Home base: Robins Air Force Base, Georgia

Destination: Unknown

Aircraft: E-8C Joint Stars ground surveillance aircraft

Duties: The wing is comprised of 1,100 Georgia Air National Guard members and active duty Air Force personnel. The Joint Stars aircraft are long-range, air-to-ground surveillance system designed to locate, classify and track ground targets in all weather conditions.

Official Web site external link

EDITOR'S NOTE: CNN's policy is to not report information that puts operational security at risk.
SOURCES
CNN, U.S. Defense Department, GlobalSecurity.org, Periscope
International Edition
CNN TV CNN International Headline News Transcripts Advertise With Us About Us
SEARCH
   The Web    CNN.com     
Powered by
© 2005 Cable News Network LP, LLLP.
A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you.
Read our privacy guidelines. Contact us.
external link
All external sites will open in a new browser.
CNN.com does not endorse external sites.
 Premium content icon Denotes premium content.
Add RSS headlines.