South Dakota Air and Space Museum - USAF.com
Located in South Dakota, Ellsworth is home to the 28th
Bomb Wing and the B-1B Lancer aircraft. Ellsworth has a long, proud
history of excellence and innovation. Our mission is to provide rapid,
decisive and sustainable combat airpower and expeditionary combat support
-- anytime, anywhere.
A B-1 Lancer from the 28th Bomb Wing practices "touch and go" procedures at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., on Thursday, April 13, 2006.
The A/OA-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft
specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are
simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be
used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles.
The U.S. Air Force Demonstration Team "Thunderbirds"
OVER ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. - The U.S. Air Force
Demonstration Team "Thunderbirds" practice here recently.
The Thunderbirds readied themselves for Dakota Thunder 2004, Ellsworth's
annual air show.
77th Bomb Squadron, 2,000 pound Joint Direct Attack Munition
Senior Airman Phillip Knight from Sunnyvale, Calif., a weapons loader
with the 77th Bomb Squadron, here prepares an inert 2,000 pound Joint
Direct Attack Munition. JDAMs use the global positioning system for precision
guidance. Iraq and other potential adversaries may have the ability to
jam GPS signals, but Air Force war planners are not too worried about
the effect of jamming on precision munitions.
28th BW Public Affairs
1958 Scott Drive, Ste. 4
Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota 57706
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