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Originally posted by granpabobbyalso out on the airfield were 6 of the old EC121 super constilations rigged up as hurricane hunters..they wernt anything of the kind..what they were ? spy planes .on the outside one thing on the inside ..row upon row of instruments and radar screans..we were makeing tree top level flights into North Korea and Red China.their electronics were designed to map radar instalations and jam them..do we spy on other countrys? Definately..Is your government lyeing to you HELL YEAH..more later
19. (U) Effective 24 DECEMBER 1997, the fact that the following historical and active airborne platforms have performed SIGINT missions is declassified.
EA-3B (SKY WARRIOR)
EC-121 (LOCKHEED CONSTELLATION)
(snipped out the rest of the list for brevity)
Originally posted by granpabobby
reply to post by dizziedame
we were also guarding bombers with atomic weapons onboard this was in direct violation of the treaty with Japan this was the main thing we guarded..this secret was not only guarded by us but dogs and their handlers also .we followed orders and did our jobs..i know there are others out there who had simular experences.STEP UP
I have no doubt a Lieutenant, who as the most junior of officers told you to shoot a Japanese national if he entered the base and the restricted area unauthorized. His sense of self importance lead him to do so...