2nd WXG innovations: Task Force Bat Phone delivers data Airmen need
Staff Sgt. Victor Vega, 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron weather systems trainer, checks his radio’s signal strength in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Feb. 26, 2019. Vega was part of 2nd Weather Group’s Exercise Adaptive Lightning 19, Task Force Bat Phone, a project that uses off-the-shelf technology combined with rapid development techniques to deliver new communication capabilities to deployed forecasters in contested, degraded or operationally-limited environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)