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Spring Thunder Exercise at Nellis [AF News]

From: (Glenn Campbell, Las Vegas)
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 18:17:10 -0800
Subject: Spring Thunder Exercise at Nellis [AF News]

Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 16:28:15 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Intercepts Net News: Joint Stars

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) -- The 93rd Air Control
Wing is participating in its first exercise supporting the U.S.
Army's Advanced Warfighting Experiment March 23-29, at Nellis
Air Force Base, Nev.

Called Spring Thunder, the exercise involves the Joint Surveillance
Target Attack Radar System generating combat support sorties as
part of an Air Expeditionary Force.  The 93rd ACW is sending 140
people and one E-8C aircraft.  Joint STARS will provide battle
management data for a brigade combat team in the Army's
National Training Center.  The wing will also practice its go-to-
war plan while continuing to work on the unit's initial operational
capability status.

The 93rd ACW stood up Jan. 29, 1996.  (Courtesy of Air Combat
Command News Service)

[Can anyone translate? -- GC]

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