The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) will increasingly depend on electronic warfare systems to enable it to conduct its stealthy-type missions with very ``non-stealthy'' aircraft. AFSOC must perform its often covert missions for the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), headquartered here at MacDill AFB, using a fleet of C-130s which have a large radar cross-section and infrared (IR) signature. AFSOC's fleet of MH-53J helicopters is similarly vulnerable. ...


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