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70th ISR Wing

The shield of the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconniassance Wing at Fort George G. Meade, Md. It is a subordinate unit to the Air Force ISR Agency at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

The shield of the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconniassance Wing at Fort George G. Meade, Md. It is a subordinate unit to the Air Force ISR Agency at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

Mission
The 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, headquartered at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, is the primary provider of signals intelligence to national leaders, combatant commanders and combat forces.

As the Air Force's "cryptologic wing," the 70th ISRW serves as a key enabler of cryptologic operations in support of policy makers and warfighters across the globe. The Wing conducts worldwide, real-time signals intelligence and information assurance missions for ongoing air, space and cyberspace operations. 

It is responsible for training and developing a highly skilled and diverse cryptologic workforce that can meet the needs of today's warfighters in an ever-demanding global technological environment. The 70th ISRW serves as the lead for Air Force National-Tactical Integration, providing time-sensitive, high impact, national-level intelligence to the battle space. The 70th ISRW also leverages a global network-centric enterprise in order to conduct interagency, joint and Air Force operations. Lastly, the wing provides applications, services and resources in areas such as information warfare/command and control warfare, security acquisition, foreign weapons systems and technology and treaty monitoring. 

The 70th ISRW is "Always in the Fight!"

Organization
The 70th ISR Wing is organized into six subordinate ISR groups, 22 squadrons and multiple operating locations.

70th ISR Wing; Fort George G. Meade, Maryland    
70th Operations Support Squadron 

373rd ISR Group; Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska
The 373rd ISR Group is a host service organization and support provider. The 373rd ISRG provides time-critical combat intelligence to U.S. theater battle commanders, unified and specified commands, as well as national and Department of Defense leadership. The squadrons subordinate to the group are the 381st Intelligence Squadron and 301st Intelligence Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

373rd ISR Group
Det. 1, Yokota Air Base, Japan
301st Intelligence Squadron 
381st Intelligence Squadron

543rd ISR Group; Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
The 543rd ISR Group is a force provider for national cryptologic operations and serves as Twenty-Fifth Air Force's primary service cryptologic component to the Department of Homeland Security. The group provides air, space and cyberspace signals intelligence analysts for NSA/CSS Texas as well as Air Force National-Tactical Integration for Air Forces Southern and Air Forces Northern air operations centers. The group also supports cryptologic mission sets within North American Aerospace Defense Command, United States Northern Command, as well as United States Southern Command.

543rd ISR Group
93rd Intelligence Squadron
531st Intelligence Squadron
668th Alteration and Installation Squadron

544th ISR Group; Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
The 544th ISR Group directs, manages and supports units worldwide that collect, refine and deliver precision intelligence. The 544th ISRG operates C4I systems to provide space surveillance, threat warning and technical intelligence analysis as well as leveraging National Security Agency and space-centric enterprises in support of theater operations. The group also executes 24/7 space-based intelligence missions producing data used by combatant commands, the joint chiefs of staff, the Secretary of Defense and the President of the United States. The 544th ISRG also provides cryptologic support to United States Strategic Command, Air Force Space Command and coalition partners around the globe. 

544th ISR Group
Det 5, Pentagon, Virginia 
566th Intelligence Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
18th Intelligence Squadron, Buckley AFB, Colorado  

659th ISR Group; Ft. Meade
The 659th ISR Group activated Sept. 8, 2010, is the newest unit to the wing. The group provides direct ISR support to Twenty-Fourth Air Force and U.S. Cyber Command with focus on digital network analysis and computer network exploitation that directly enables computer network defense and attack, leveraging the National Security Agency enterprise for Twenty-Fourth Air Force tactical operations. More than 800 military and civilian personnel work for the 659th ISRG. They are skilled in the areas of operations, engineering, operations research, intelligence, radar technology, communications, and computer applications. These members provide computer network operations capabilities to warfighters in U.S. Air Force major commands. 

659th ISR Group
5th Intelligence Squadron, Fort Gordon, Georgia 
7th Intelligence Squadron 
35th Intelligence Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas
37th Intelligence Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii 
41st Intelligence Squadron
75th Intelligence Squadron, JB San Antonio-Lackland, Texas

691st ISR Group; Ft. Meade
The 691st ISR Group activated May 2016. The group provides intelligence to the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, combatant commanders, and warfighters worldwide. They enable Air Force National-Tactical Integration and expeditionary signals intelligence. The 691st ISR Group also directs the Global Air Analysis signals intelligence mission. 

691st ISR Group
22nd Intelligence Squadron 
29th Intelligence Squadron
34th Intelligence Squadron

707th ISR Group; Ft. Meade
The 707th ISR Group is the largest group in the wing with more than 1,900 Airmen executing both Air Force and National Security Agency missions. Intelligence provided by 707th ISRG Airmen serves customers such as the President of the United States, Secretary of Defense, combatant commanders and warfighters on the ground engaged in operations in Afghanistan and other areas in the world. The group is a key enabler of, and contributor to, Air Force National-Tactical Integration and expeditionary signals intelligence, as well as the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System, all of which focus on providing the ultimate in combat intelligence to deployed warfighters. 

Their mission also includes computer network operations as well as manufacturing and installing communications intelligence equipment for signals intelligence missions worldwide. Additionally, the group serves as the lead for the Global Air Analysis signals intelligence mission, which analyzes and reports high-interest aerial activity. Finally, the 707th ISRG operates the Consolidated Remote Operations Facility, Airborne, providing near real-time intelligence support to ongoing sensitive reconnaissance missions. 

707th ISR Group
32nd Intelligence Squadron
94th Intelligence Squadron 
707th Communications Squadron
707th Force Support Squadron

Point of Contact
70th ISR Wing Public Affairs 
410-854-1169 / 301-677-0419
DSN 244-1169