• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-10-29
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle, 391st Fighter Squadron (Bold Tigers), prepares to connect with the boom and refuel from a KC-10A Extender, 763d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The Strike Eagle is armed with AIM-120 AMRAAM (Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile) (outside), GBU-16 (CCG MAU-169 computer control group, ... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle, 391st Fighter Squadron (Bold Tigers), prepares to connect with the boom and refuel from a KC-10A Extender, 763d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. The Strike Eagle is armed with AIM-120 AMRAAM (Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile) (outside), GBU-16 (CCG MAU-169 computer control group, MK-83 1,000-pound bomb, MXU-667 tail) (left), AIM-9M Sidewinder missiles (inside of pylons), and an extra wing fuel pod. Under the left engine is the AN/AAQ-14 Targeting Pod (part of the LANTIRN system). Air Force jets are currently conducting bombing raids against Taliban positions in Afghanistan. In response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 at the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon, President George W. Bush initiated Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), fighting terrorism abroad. Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Wayne A. Clark, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted