Tinker AFB

Tinker AFB bids farewell to more E-3 Sentry AWACS

A further two E-3B/G Sentry aircraft have taken off from Tinker AFB for the final time, having been flown from the Oklahoma base to Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, to be placed in long-term storage as the USAF continues to drawdown its ageing AWACS fleet

First ‘Block II’ E-6B Mercury delivered to US Navy

The US Navy accepted its first upgraded E-6B Mercury on June 6, when pilots from the service’s Strategic Communications Wing 1 flew the newly enhanced aircraft from Northrop Grumman’s Aircraft Maintenance and Fabrication Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Tinker AFB, Oklahoma