16th Electronic Warfare Squadron/Detachment 1
Published July 11, 2011
The 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron, Detachment 1 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., provides maintenance support and electronic warfare expertise for adversary electronic attack training pods. Used for air-to-air electronic warfare training, the pods are repaired and modified at Tyndall and shipped worldwide to fighter units.
The 16 EWS, Det 1 also maintains electronic attack payloads for full-scale and sub-scale drones in support of live-fire missile testing under the Weapon System Evaluation Program (WSEP). Additionally, 16 EWS, Det. 1, coordinates and executes COMBAT SHIELD electronic warfare assessments at WSEP.