The Contrails: Aircraft, Weapons Systems: E-8C Joint STARS

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Manufacturer: Northrop GrummanFunction: Airborne

Battle Management Service Date: 1997Speed: 587 mph

Crew: 22 

Production: 18 Inventory: 16

Commentary: A modified Boeing 707-300 series equipped with a long-range air-to-ground radar capable of locating, classifying, and tracking vehicles moving on Earth’s surface out to distances in excess of 124 miles.