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Friday, February 06, 2015

U.S. Navy Hawkeye Crew Evaluated USAF's E-8C JSTARS for Future Maritime Missions

E-8C Joint STARSThe E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, also known as JSTARS, flown by the 116th and 461st Air Control Wings, recently participated in naval exercises to enhance joint service training in a contested environment.

The U.S. Navy’s Composite Training Unit Exercise tested crews’ ability to respond to a variety of threats for which the E-8C Joint STARS long range radar capability provided land and sea radar information to the Carrier Strike Group 4 based out of Norfolk, Virginia.

“Six years ago when we initiated the Air Force/Navy integration effort, the E-8C was one of the first Air Force aircraft to participate,” said one of the seasoned JSTARS liaison officers.

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