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48th Operations Group

48th Operations official unit patch

48th Operations official unit patch

The 48th Operations Group consists of four squadrons of F-15C/D/E Eagle and support personnel capable of accomplishing fighter operations worldwide. The 48th OG maintains combat-ready forces for U.S. European Command, U.S. Africa Command and NATO operations. The group provides training, equipment, scheduling, analysis, weather, intelligence and command and control for all required flying operations.

492nd Fighter Squadron
The 492nd Fighter Squadron is a combat-ready, world-wide deployable F-15E Strike Eagle squadron capable of executing strategic attack, interdiction, close air support and counter-air missions in support of war plans and contingency operations for USEUCOM, USAFRICOM and NATO. The 492nd FS employs the full array of air superiority and surface attack munitions to include the most advanced U.S. Air Force precision-guided weapons.

493rd Fighter Squadron
The 493rd Fighter Squadron is a combat-ready F-15C/D Eagle squadron capable of executing air superiority and air defense missions in support of war plans and contingency operations for USEUCOM, USAFRICOM and NATO. The 493rd FS employs the full array of air-to-air weapons and electronic identification systems. The squadron maintains the ability to rapidly generate, deploy and sustain operations to execute wartime and peacetime taskings in any theater of operations in the world.

494th Fighter Squadron
The 494th Fighter Squadron is a combat-ready, world-wide deployable F-15E Strike Eagle squadron capable of executing strategic attack, interdiction, close air support and counter-air missions in support of war plans and contingency operations for USEUCOM, USAFRICOM, and NATO. The 494th FS employs the full array of air superiority and surface attack munitions, to include the most advanced USAF precision-guided weapons.

48th Operations Support Squadron
The 48th Operations Support Squadron provides the operational foundation for three squadrons of F-15C/D/Es, capable of providing fighter operations in support of war plans and contingency operations for USEUCOM, USAFRICOM, and NATO. Support provided by the 48th OSS includes flight and airfield management, air traffic control, weather, intelligence, weapons and tactics, scheduling, training, life support, operational plans and group administration.