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  • AUTODIN: The Air Force’s first high speed data communications network

    In the mid ‘50s, the Department of the Air Force had a manual data communications system for punched card traffic and a separate system for teletype communications. These manual data systems had inherent limitations in speed and capacity as well as being susceptible to human error.

  • Airmen, Soldiers secure cyber domain

    In the numerous locations where the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing operates, it wouldn’t be hard to believe they could make a communications error. Fortunately they have the 1st Combat Communications Squadron with tactical communications kits to ensure that doesn’t happen.