JTAGS, first defense against ballistic missiles

U.S. Army Cpl. Hans Heyer, Delta Detachment 1st Base Company Joint Tactical Ground Station operator, left, and Spc. Randy Jones, Delta Detachment 1st Base Company JTAGS operator, identify satellite locations at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 17, 2013. The primary mission of early warning system operators is to receive and process in theater direct downlink data from Defense Satellite Program sensors in order to disseminate warning information on ballistic missiles and other tactical events of interest. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kaleb Snay)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Kaleb Snay
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