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This Compass Call squadron was deployed in Afghanistan for 20 years. Here’s their inside story.
The EC-130H Compass Call worked behind the scenes for two decades in Afghanistan, from supporting the arrival of special forces, to the bin Laden raid and the Kabul evacuation.
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L3Harris: First flight of future Compass Call paves way for 2022 delivery
“We are incorporating the DNA of the EC-130H — not just the DNA, we’re doing organ transplants," an L3Harris executive said.
This Compass Call squadron is coming home after 20 years of hacking and jamming enemies in CENTCOM
These EC-130H crews have flown about 14,750 sorties in U.S. CENTCOM — more than 90,000 hours in the air.
US Air Force attempts to awaken spectrum ops after decades of waning electromagnetic warfare
The service has taken a number of steps to improve its electromagnetic spectrum posture — from reorganizing oversight to relying more on adaptable technologies. Lawmakers have pushed the Air Force to do more.
By Mark Pomerleau
Air Force defeats Boeing, Bombardier protests on Compass Call
The Government Accountability Office has denied protests from Boeing and Bombardier on the Air Force’s Compass Call crossdeck program, likely solidifying L3 Technologies as the systems integrator of the program.
By Valerie Insinna