1000 and counting: deployed maintainers fight ISIS with Global Hawk consistency
A 380th Air Expeditionary Wing EQ-4 Global Hawk, equipped with a battlefield airborne communications node, taxis before launching a sortie in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 31, 2017. BACN has been used to bridge communication multi-national Coalition ground and air assets working to defeat ISIS. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Tyler Woodward)