Tinker Air Force Base Oklahoma County (OK)

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General Information

Tinker Air Force Base (TIK) is a major U.S. Air Force base, and is home to major Department of Defense, Air Force and Navy units with national defense missions.

The base, originally known as Midwest Air Depot, is named in honor of Oklahoma native Major General Clarence L. Tinker, the first Native American Major General.

552d Air Control Wing (552 ACW)

  • Aircraft - E-3 Sentry
  • Tail Code - OK

The 552d Air Control Wing flies Air Combat Command's E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft. The E-3's radar and other sensors provide deep-look surveillance, warning, interception control and airborne battle management. The 552 ACW encompasses 3 groups: 552d Operations Group, 552d Maintenance Group and 552d Air Control Group.

Subordinate units

  • 552d Maintenance Group
    • 552d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
    • 552d Maintenance Squadron
    • 552d Maintenance Operations Squadron
  • 552d Operations Group
    • 552d Operations Support Squadron
      • Callsign - WIZARD
    • 552d Training Squadron
      • Callsign - GRIFFIN
    • 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron
      • Callsign - GOLIATH
    • 963d Airborne Air Control Squadron
      • Callsign - CHALICE
    • 64th Airborne Air Control Squadron
      • Callsign - BANDSAW
    • 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron
      • Callsign - DARKSTAR
    • 966th Airborne Air Control Squadron
      • Callsign - DRAGNET
  • 552d Air Control Group
    • 552d Air Control Networks Squadron
    • 607th Air Control Squadron
    • 726th Air Control Squadron
    • 728th Air Control Squadron
    • 729th Air Control Squadron
    • 752d Operations Support Squadron

Associate Units

  • 513th Air Control Group (513 ACG) (AFRC)
    • 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron (970 AACS)
      • Callsign - THUMPER

76th Maintenance Wing

Call Signs
  • Tanker - KC-135 Maintenance
  • Warrior - B-1 Maintenance
  • Bomber - B-52 Maintenance
  • Sentry - AWACS (E-3) Maintenance

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