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USAF receives seventh E-11 BACN from Bombardier

Bombardier Defense has announced that it has delivered another E-11 Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) to the USAF, growing the number of the airborne communications relay and gateway system aircraft in US military service to seven airframes

USAF carries out final operational E-8C JSTARS sortie

The USAF has marked the end of an era in airborne command, control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations after the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) fleet flew its final operational mission on September 21

Robins AFB receives first E-11A BACN

The first Bombardier E-11A Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) for the USAF’s newly activated 18th Airborne Command and Control Squadron (ACCS) was delivered to Robins AFB in Georgia on April 24

USAF’s 16th ACCS completes final Joint STARS flight

The 16th Airborne Command and Control Squadron – a part of the USAF’s 461st Air Control Wing – marked a major milestone on September 8, when the unit flew its final local sortie with the Northrop Grumman E-8C Joint STARS from Robins AFB, Georgia

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Robins AFB set to host USAF E-11A BACN unit

The USAF has announced plans to establish a Bombardier E-11A BACN squadron at Robins AFB, Georgia, which would serve under the 319th Reconnaissance Wing as a geographically separated unit

USAF calls time on E-8C JSTARS Middle East ops

US Air Force calls time on Middle East operations for the E-8C Joint STARS after 18 years of operating in the region - the second longest deployment in the air arm's history.