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188th Operations Group

The 188th Operations Group employs the MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft to provide Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, and strike capabilities to combatant commanders worldwide. Additionally, the group is committed to organize, train and equip a team of professional Airmen who are capable of executing broad-spectrum MQ-9 weapon system taskings worldwide.
Airmen performing remotely piloted aircraft operations are dedicated to achieving the maximum impact on the battlefield have partnered with Air Force joint terminal attack controllers (JTAC), Air Force tactical air control party (TACP) and sister service controllers to conduct and accomplish close-air-support (CAS) missions. RPAs assigned to the 188th Wing and other locations around the world continue to be the number one most requested capability from combatant commanders around the world on a 24/7 basis. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay)
188th Operations Group MQ-9 photo illustration

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