Google Earth Hacks | File Downloads | Categories | Most Popular | Newest | Top Rated | By State | By Country
Google Earth Hacks Login | Register    
Logging in will reduce the number of ads that you see    
 
(advanced search)

Subscribe in a reader Get updates by e-mail Follow GEH on Twitter Follow Mickey on Twitter

Dig Deeper


Google Earth Plug-in: A-10 Thunderbolt II of the 355th Fighter Squadron at Eielson AFB

Info Map Comments (0) Related Files


The 355th Fighter Squadron flies the Republic A/OA-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. It was activated on 20 August 1993, replacing the deactivating 11th Tactical Air Support Squadron. The unit's primary missions included air strike control, close air support, interdiction, joint air attack team, escort, and combat search and rescue.

In October 1998, the 355 FS deployed to support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH. Only two months later, the Warthogs saw their second tour of combat duty over Iraq while participating in the Dec. 16-19, 1998, Operation DESERT FOX strike missions. In 2.5 months, the 355 FS flew 597 combat and combat support sorties leading up to, then conducting, National Command Authority directed strikes on Iraqi military facilities and suspected weapons of mass destruction storage areas. They achieved 100 percent target hit rate.

The unit deployed to Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, January - March 2001. The 355 FS also exercised at Hurlburt Field, Florida, to train with Special Forces units, October 2003.

Embed this file on your site:


 

Google Earth Hacks is not affiliated with Google in any way

"Google" and "Google Earth" are trademarks of Google Inc.

Google Earth Hacks © 2005 - 2015 MickMel, Inc - Privacy Statement

GEH in the News - GEH en Espaᯬ - GEH auf Deutsch - GEH en Fran硩s