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  About DTRA: Historical Documents - Treaty on Open Skies
Personnel in the DTRA Open Skies Division are required to have certain base-level qualifications before they are even assigned to the organization.
The Open Skies Treaty is unique because it is the only treaty that requires the use of an aircraft.
Another aspect of training for Open Skies personnel is to keep everyone current in their flying continuation training and qualifications.
www.dtra.mil /about/media/historical_documents/books/openskies/section9.cfm   (832 words)

  
  Treaty on Open Skies: First Training Observation Mission in Croatia, issued on March 21, 2005
Croatia deposited its instruments of ratification for the Treaty on Open Skies in late 2004, and joined the Treaty as a partner on January 1, 2005.
Open Skies aircraft may carry and use optical, panoramic and framing cameras; video cameras; heat-imaging infrared line-scanning devices; and sideways-looking synthetic aperture radar.
The "Open Skies" aircraft is scheduled to land on Monday, March 21, at 2 PM, at Pleso.
www.usembassy.hr /issues/050321.htm   (901 words)

  
 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > OC-135 Open Skies
The OC-135B Open Skies United States Air Force observation aircraft supports the Open Skies Treaty.
The aircraft are assigned to Air Combat Command at the 55 Wing, 45th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., for operations, training and maintenance.
When tasked, ACC's role is to transport a DTRA observation team to an Open Skies point of entry airport, and conduct the observation flight, then return the team to the continental United States.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/oc/OC-135_Open_Skies   (850 words)

  
  OC-135 Open Skies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The OC-135B Open Skies United States Air Force observation aircraft supports the Open Skies Treaty.
The aircraft are assigned to Air Combat Command at the 55 Wing, 45th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., for operations, training and maintenance.
When tasked, ACC's role is to transport a DTRA observation team to an Open Skies point of entry airport, and conduct the observation flight, then return the team to the continental United States.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-OC-135_Open_Skies.html   (1178 words)

  
 OC-135 Open Skies
The Open Skies Treaty, signed on 24 Mar 92, provides for nearly unrestricted aerial data collection reconnaissance flights over the entire territories of the U.S. and the 26 other signatory countries.
The only restrictions on an Open Skies mission are sensor resolution, distance of the data collection flight, and safety of flight considerations.
The Open Skies Treaty was first proposed by President Dwight Eisenhower to Soviet Premier Nikita Krushchev at the Geneva Conference of 1955.
www.fas.org /irp/program/collect/oc-135.htm   (447 words)

  
 OC-135 Open Skies: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The OC-135B Open Skies United States Air Force observation aircraft supports the Open Skies Treaty.
The aircraft are assigned to Air Combat Command at the 55 Wing, 45th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., for operations, training and maintenance.
When tasked, ACC's role is to transport a DTRA observation team to an Open Skies point of entry airport, and conduct the observation flight, then return the team to the continental United States.
www.encyclopedian.com /oc/OC-135-Open-Skies.html   (887 words)

  
 News Media Resources: DTRA Fact Sheets
The treaty, signed March 24, 1992, in Helsinki, Finland, is designed to strengthen its signatories' ability to prevent conflict and manage crises by promoting openness and transparency in military activities through reciprocal, unarmed observation overflights.
The two Open Skies aircraft were reconfigured from a WC-135B weather research and atmospheric sampling platform.
DTRA safeguards America and its allies from weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives) by providing capabilities to reduce, eliminate, and counter the threat, and mitigate its effects.
www.dtra.mil /newsservices/fact_sheets/display.cfm?fs=os-oc-135b   (539 words)

  
 Open Skies Treaty: Executive Summary
In 1989 the Treaty was reformulated by President George H.W. Bush and negotiations began in Ottawa in February 1990 between NATO and the Warsaw Pact states.
Two additional WC-135s were modified for Open Skies observation flights and outfitted with panoramic and framing cameras.
Any imagery collected during Open Skies missions is available to any State Party, provided they pay for the cost of reproduction.
www.dod.mil /acq/acic/treaties/os/execsum.htm   (593 words)

  
 95th Reconnaissance Squadron at AllExperts
After the end of the Cold War, the 95th RS was no longer needed and the unit was inactivated on 15 September 1993.
This hiatus did not last long as the unit was reactivated on 1 July 1994 at RAF Mildenhall, this time flying the RC-135 Rivet Joint, OC-135 Open Skies and E-4B aircraft.
Although the 95th RS can trace its lineage back to 95th Aero Squadron (a fighter unit) of World War I, its mission today is vastly different from that of the 95th AS and its many successors.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/95th_reconnaissance_squadron.htm   (311 words)

  
 OC-135B
The United States of America Open Skies OC-135B Observation Aircraft supports the Open Skies Treaty.
Four upgraded seats with a conference table, interphone, lighting and oxygen comprise the mission commanders' station for both countries mission commanders.
When tasked, ACC 's role is to transport a DTRA observation team to an Open Skies point of entry airport, and conduct the observation flight, then return the team to the continental United States.
www.blackanthem.com /Weapons/oc135b.html   (861 words)

  
 KC-135 Stratotanker
RC-135 Rivet Joints are used for special reconnaissance and Air Force Material Command's NKC-135A's are flown in test programs.
The Air Combat Command operates the OC-135 Open Skies as an observation platform in compliance with the Open Skies Treaty.
Over the next few years (as of 2003), the aircraft will undergo upgrades to expand its capabilities and improve its reliability.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/bo/Boeing_KC-135.html   (675 words)

  
 Open Skies - Open Skies - Open Skies flygplan
Open Skies - Open Skies - Open Skies flygplan
Inom Open Skies har vissa medlemsländer utrustat speciella flygplan för verksamhten.
Följande flygplan finns inom Open Skies: (uppdateras efterhand)
www.openskies.mil.se /article.php?id=2837   (129 words)

  
 the open skies treaty - Forum for Orgonite and Tactical Orgone Gifting, How to make Cloud Busters (CBs), HHGs, and ...
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Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 3:02 pm Post subject: the open skies treaty
it was launched in 92 by bush sr, a program that opens for military and commercial flight over all countrymembers, whilst everyone of them has to be equipped with with oc-135 surveilanceplanes to monitor eachothers planes if needed.
www.warriormatrix.com /about3713.html   (213 words)

  
 Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft
Special reconnaissance uses RC-135s and NKC-135A's are flown in test programs for Air Force Systems Command.
Air Combat Command operates the OC-135 as an observation platform in compliance with the Open Skies Treaty.
With projected modifications, the KC-135 will fly and refuel into the next century.
www.military.cz /usa/air/in_service/aircraft/kc135/kc135_en.htm   (563 words)

  
 Oc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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'''''OC Weekly''''', a sister publication of ''The Village Voice,'' is a weekly paper circulated in Orange County, California.
They were neologisms from the 19th century for the centuries-old set of Romance dialects that used ''oc'' for ''yes''.
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 Newcomers Guide
Since Oct. 16, 1934, when it officially opened, RAF Mildenhall has been at the center of aviation for the air forces of the United Kingdom and the United States.
The Hardstand Cafe, on the flightline, is open weekdays and serves breakfast from 6:30 to 8 a.m., lunch from 10:30 a.m.
The facility opened in Dec 98 and is well stocked, carrying a wide variety of items to suit many needs.
members.tripod.com /AF100OG/newcomers_guide.htm   (15242 words)

  
 Surveillance Products
This encyclopedic book provides comprehensive data about Soviet and Russian strategic weapons, payloads, and delivery systems and on the nuclear complex that supports them.
The data are drawn from open, primarily Russian sources.
All the information is presented chronologically, arranged by individual systems surveillance product and facilities, surveillance product and is not available elsewhere in a single volume.Following an overview of the history of Soviet strategic forces, the...
su58.mmshy.com   (891 words)

  
 Steve's Airshow World - Aircraft Factfile and Recognition Guide - Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
The NKC-135A at the USAF Museum in Dayton, OH has a giant laser turret on the top of its forward fuselage.
Some C-135s may have some unusual bumps from the top and the bottom of the fuselage while the OC-135s are easily identified by the "Open Skies" stripe on the tail.
KC-135 "Vomit Comet": Operated by NASA, the aircraft is recognized by its NASA markings.
www.stevesairshow.com /factfile/kc-135.html   (1307 words)

  
 KC-135 Stratotanker
RC-135s are used for special reconnaissance and Air Force Material Command's NKC-135A's are flown in test programs.
The Air Combat Command operates the OC-135 as an observation platform in compliance with the Open Skies Treaty.
Over the next few years, the aircraft will undergo upgrades to expand its capabilities and improve its reliability.
www.chairforce.com /af101/fact-sheets/kc135.htm   (639 words)

  
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WDSU says explosions that rocked the New Orleans West Bank early in the morning is likely a railroad car filled with chemicals that caught fire and exploded.
WDSU says AP is reporting that a “chemical storage facility” east of the French Quarter is what exploded and is burning.
CNN—Doctors told me that while trying to evacuate critical patients from Charity Hospital in New Orleans, two of the evacuation vehicles came under fire.
www.opinionbug.com /index.php?m=200509&paged=4   (1121 words)

  
 Air Force Reserve - News: News and Events
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Georgia - Since its debut in the Air Force 45 years ago, the KC-135 Stratotanker has kept combat aircraft on patrol and shuttled millions of passengers and tons of cargo around the world.
Now these "flying gas stations" have another job as "angels in the sky," flying medical air evacuation missions in place of retiring C-141 aircraft.
An active-duty KC-135 crew from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing's 344th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell AFB, Kansas, flew an interim AE mission in mid-April before handing over the role to the Air Force Reserve Command.
www.afreserve.com /news.asp?id=292   (854 words)

  
 Aircraft Elt : Aircraft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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See live article   OC-135 Open Skies The OC-135B Open Skies United States Air Force observation aircraft supports the Open Skies Treaty.
HALO/HAHO is a military term for a method of delivering personnel, equipment, or supplies from an airlift aircraft that is flying at high altitudes to avoid enemy attacks.
www.aeromartuk.com /93-Aircraft-Elt.html   (1596 words)

  
 Google Earth Community: RC-135 at Russian airstrip?
They are the USAF aircraft that carry observations under the "Open Skies" treaty.
I don't know what the designated Russian airport/airfields are for Open Skies.
One of the 4 airports in the U.S. is the Lincoln, Nebraska municipal airport, where you can sometimes see the Russian AN-30 parked.
bbs.keyhole.com /ubb/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/711932/Main/711502   (434 words)

  
 Aerospaceweb.org | Aircraft Museum - C-135 Stratolifter / KC-135 Stratotanker
Also noteworthy are the EC-135C airborne command post as well as the RC-135U and RC-135V electronic surveillance variants used to collect signals intelligence on enemy air defense and communications systems.
One of the most unique models is the OC-135B that flies over foreign nations photographing their military installations as part of the Open Skies Treaty.
WC-135B airframes modified as observation aircraft and fitted with four cameras for taking photos over countries who are signatories to the Open Skies Treaty; 3 converted
www.aerospaceweb.org /aircraft/transport-m/c135/index.shtml   (1149 words)

  
 Aircraft: Boeing OC-135B STRATOLIFTER
Notes: WC-135B modified for use as an observation platform to support the open skies treaty.
It is a highly specialized, purpose-designed aircraft used to implement the Treaty on Open Skies.
It contains multiple cameras, Synthetic Aperture Radar, and Infra-Red Line Scanning devices all used to to carry out the treaty's mission of creating transparency of military intent between the signatory nations.
aeroweb.brooklyn.cuny.edu /specs/boeing/oc-135b.htm   (150 words)

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