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Modified Hercules

LAKE MEAD, Ariz. -- An EC-130E Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Center from the 42nd Airborne Command and Control Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., flies a training mission over Lake Mead, Ariz., on Dec. 19, 1999. The squadron's seven EC-130E Hercules aircraft have been modified to carry the Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Center capsule which houses a 12-person battle staff. The battle staff includes operations, intelligence and communications people to provide unified and theater commanders capabilities for combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lance Cheung)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Lance Cheung
VIRIN: 991219-F-2907C-006.JPG
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