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  • 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 provides a highly survivable command, control and
  • Eighth Air Force History

    During World War II, Eighth Air Force earned a reputation as a great warfighting organization. Originally, the U.S. Army Air Forces activated the Eighth at Savannah, Georgia, on 28 January 1942 with three major subordinate units: the VIII Bomber Command (BC), the VIII Fighter Command (FC), and the VIII Ground Air Services Command (GASC). The modern
  • Joint Nuclear Operations Center

    The Joint Nuclear Operations Center (JNOC) directs and delivers Strategic Bomber, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), and Reconnaissance capabilities to U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) for the planning and execution of sovereign options for allied assurance, deterrence of global aggression, defense of vital United States interests and swift defeat of our adversaries.
  • Standoff Munitions Application Center

    The Standoff Munitions Application Center (SMAC) is a Total Force, joint organization comprised of military, government service and contractor personnel. The commander assigns tasks to applicable lines of responsibility through the directors of integration; operations; command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I); and training.