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USAF's 55th Wing establishes permanent RC-135 detachment in Alaska

The USAF’s 55th Wing has announced the activation of the 55th Operations Group Detachment 1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska

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How the 95th RS conducts RC-135 ops from RAF Mildenhall

As the USAF’s 95th Reconnaissance Squadron celebrates 105 years since its formation, Luca Chadwick looks at its operations out of RAF Mildenhall in the UK

USAF's Big Safari Program receives TC-135W, prepares to divest last NC-135W

On February 14, a USAF-operated Boeing TC-135W departed Offutt AFB, Nebraska, for Greenville-Majors Airport, Texas, where it will be reassigned to the air arm’s Big Safari Program and redesignated as an NC-135 platform

193rd SOW adopts new mission as first Commando II arrives

As part of the 193rd Special Operations Wing’s (SOW’s) ongoing conversion to the Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II, the unit received the first of its new tactical tanker-transport aircraft on February 2

Special-schemed C-130H revealed for centenary of US ANG’s ‘Flying Yankees’

The Connecticut Air National Guard’s 103rd Airlift Wing ‘Flying Yankees’ unveiled a Lockheed C-130H Hercules wearing a commemorative paint scheme on February 5 to honour the wing’s centenary, which will be celebrated this year

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USAF retires ‘Nuke Sniffer’ aircraft after 60 years of ops

Following 60 years of operational service, the USAF retired Offutt AFB-based Boeing WC-135W Constant Phoenix, serial 61-2667, on September 7