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Air Combat Command (ACC) is one of ten Major Commands (MAJCOMs) in the United States Air Force, reporting to Headquarters, United States Air Force (HAF) at the Pentagon.
An altimeter or an altitude meter is an instrument used to measure the altitude of an object above a fixed level.
Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage, or destroy enemy submarines.
This is a list of United States Army Air Forces B-17 Flying Fortress units of the United States Army Air Forces including variants and other historical information.
This is a list of United States Army Air Forces B-24 Liberator combat units during World War II including variants and other historical information.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC).
A cadre is the complement of commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers of a military unit responsible for training the rest of the unit.
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego, California.
A depth charge is an anti-submarine warfare weapon.
The Douglas B-18 Bolo is an American medium bomber which served with the United States Army Air Corps and the Royal Canadian Air Force (as the Digby) during the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Earth's magnetic field, also known as the geomagnetic field, is the magnetic field that extends from the Earth's interior out into space, where it meets the solar wind, a stream of charged particles emanating from the Sun.
Exercise Red Flag is an advanced aerial combat training exercise hosted at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
The First Air Force (Air Forces Northern; 1 AF-AFNORTH) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).
A group is a military aviation unit, a component of military organization and a military formation.
H2X, officially known as the AN/APS-15, was an American ground scanning radar system used for blind bombing during World War II.
Lackland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Bexar County, Texas.
Langley Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.
LORAN, short for long range navigation, was a hyperbolic radio navigation system developed in the United States during World War II.
A magnetic anomaly detector (MAD) is an instrument used to detect minute variations in the Earth's magnetic field.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Military intelligence is a military discipline that uses information collection and analysis approaches to provide guidance and direction to assist commanders in their decisions.
The Radiation Laboratory, commonly called the Rad Lab, was a microwave and radar research laboratory located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (US).
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915, to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research.
*Not to be confused with Key West International Airport Naval Air Station Key West, is a naval air station and military airport located on Boca Chica Key, four miles (6 km) east of the central business district of Key West, Florida, United States.
Nellis Air Force Base ("Nellis" colloq.) is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada with military schools and more squadrons than any other USAF base.
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States.
The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA).
Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
A radar altimeter, electronic altimeter, reflection altimeter, radio altimeter (RADALT), low range radio altimeter (LRRA) or simply RA, used on aircraft, measures altitude above the terrain presently beneath an aircraft or spacecraft by timing how long it takes a beam of radio waves to reflect from the ground and return to the plane.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
Shaw Air Force Base (Shaw AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately west-northwest of downtown Sumter, South Carolina.
A sonobuoy (a portmanteau of sonar and buoy) is a relatively small buoy (typically, in diameter and long) expendable sonar system that is dropped/ejected from aircraft or ships conducting anti-submarine warfare or underwater acoustic research.
A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.
Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The U.S. Tenth Fleet is a functional formation and a numbered fleet in the United States Navy.
The USAF Weapons School is a unit of the United States Air Force, assigned to the 57th Wing.
Waller Air Force Base is a former United States Army Air Forces World War II air base located in northeastern Trinidad.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The XX Bomber Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 20th Bomb Squadron is a unit of the 2d Operations Group of the United States Air Force located at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
The 25th Antisubmarine Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 363d Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing (363 ISRW) is a United States Air Force unit.
The 3d Search Attack Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 42d Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron (964 AACS) is part of the 552d Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.