The Operations Group mission is to provide in-flight refueling, cargo airlift, and passenger movement around the globe. Operations also provides administrative, intelligence, crew life support, combat communications & airfield management functions in support of the unit's flying mission.
The 174th Air Refueling Squadron (174th ARS) is assigned to Iowa Air National Guard and is equipped with the KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft. Aircrew are task with maintaining currency on the KC-135.
The 133 Test Squadron provides operational and development testing and evaluation of new and emerging Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance technologies.
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