- For Ages: 14+
- Availability: In Stock
- Price: $149.98
Item Description- Wing Span: 16.25"
- Length: 17"
The RC-135U Combat Sent is an electronic intelligence reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft in use by the United States Air Force (USAF). It is employed as a Scientific and Technical ELINT Collection System and designed to collect technical intelligence on adversary systems. The Combat Sent provides strategic electronic reconnaissance information to the president, secretary of defense, Department of Defense leaders, and theater commanders. The RC-135U is equipped with an aerial refueling system, giving it an unlimited flying range. The navigation equipment incorporates ground navigation radar, a solid state Doppler system, and an inertial navigation system that combines celestial observations and Global Positioning System data. Communication equipment includes high frequency, very high frequency, and ultra high frequency radios. The aircraft has distinctive antennae arrays on the “chin” and wing tips, large cheek fairings, and an extended tail. Its crew consists of two pilots, two navigators, two airborne systems engineers, and a minimum of ten electronic warfare officers, also known as “Ravens,” and six or more electronic, technical, and area specialists.
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