Monday, April 3, 2017

A Look At How The U.S. Wages War Against The Islamic State's Command And Control Capabilities

FoxTrot Alpha: The Little-Known Aircraft That Wages War On ISIS' Communications

Denying the enemy the ability to communicate is often equated with denying them the opportunity for victory. As the battle for Mosul continues in the drive to push the Islamic State from Iraq, the U.S Air Force is flying one of its most effective yet least known aircraft, the EC-130H Compass Call, on daily missions to deny ISIS military leaders and fighters the ability to communicate and coordinate defensive actions by shutting down their cell phones, radios, IEDs and very likely their new weapon of choice, drones.

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WNU Editor: There are only 14 of these planes .... but their impact on the battlefield is significant.

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