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  • 17th Operational Weather Squadron

    Operational Weather Squadrons provide weather support covering a specified region of the world. Professional meteorologist and weather technicians operate the squadrons around the clock ensuring continuous monitoring of any terrestrial and space weather activity. These regional weather 'hubs' are responsible for base or post forecasting, developing
  • OLK (Operating Location Kilo), 1st Weather Group

    Operating Location K, 1st Weather Group, currently consists of 6 active duty military members and 8 Air Force civilian employees working with the other agencies in the ROC. OL-K specialties include electronics technology, engineering, meteorology, information technology, technical writing, and logistics management. In 1988, the NEXRAD Agencies
  • Fixed Base Weather Observation System – AN/FMQ-23

    MissionThe AN/FMQ-23 is an integrated system of weather sensors that measure, collect, and disseminate meteorological data to help meteorologists, pilots, and flight dispatchers prepare and monitor weather forecasts, plan flight routes and provide necessary information for safe takeoffs and landings.FeaturesThe AN/FMQ-23 consists of 8 different
  • 2d Systems Operations Squadron, High Performance Computing Center

    Mission Air Force’s $303M strategic weather high performance computing center delivers authoritative environmental intelligence to decision makers across the spectrum of global operations.Operation As the Air Force’s largest Special Purpose Processing Node, the computing center is the linchpin force enabler for U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army weather
  • Portable Doppler Radar – AN/TMS-2

    Mission  The Portable Doppler Rader, AN/TMS-2 model E700XD, provides real time Doppler weather products with pinpoint accuracy. The system is compact, lightweight, and portable. These attributes allow the system to be easily installed and provide precise weather radar data in areas critical for supporting Air Force and Joint Operations.FeaturesThe
  • Fixed Base Weather Observation System – AN/FMQ-22

    Mission The AN/FMQ-22 is an integrated system of weather sensors that measure, collect, and disseminate meteorological data to help meteorologists, pilots, and flight dispatchers prepare and monitor weather forecasts, plan flight routes, and provide real-time atmospheric information at missile alert facilities and helicopter pads.FeaturesThe
  • Joint Environmental Toolkit

    MissionThe Joint Environmental Toolkit meets Air Force and Army needs for weather forecast generation, meteorological watch, and observation management with increased accuracy and decreased latency as compared to legacy systems. JET substantially enhances battlespace awareness by ensuring accurate weather data reaches warfighters while also saving
  • Automatic Meteorological Station – AN/FMQ-19

    MissionThe AN/FMQ-19 is an integrated system of weather sensors that measure, collect, and disseminate meteorological data to help meteorologists, pilots, and flight dispatchers prepare and monitor weather forecasts, plan flight routes, and provide necessary information for safe takeoffs and landings.FeaturesThe AN/FMQ-19 consists of 10 different
  • 2d Weather Support Squadron

    Mission Maximize America's power through monitoring, reporting, planning and facilitating activities to ensure continuous global weather system operations; enhance 557th Weather Wing personnel effectiveness through command and control, personnel readiness and administrative support activities. Personnel and Resources The 2d Weather Support Squadron
  • 2d Combat Weather Systems Squadron

    Mission Test, train, and maintain fielded weather systems technology to optimize joint and coalition military operations.Personnel and Resources 2d Combat Weather Systems Squadron is 50 military and civilian professionals, composed of two flights functionally aligned with our three distinct mission sets; Weather Systems Test and Evaluation, Weather
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