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Boeing EC-135         
  • EC-135E "Droop Snoot" on display at USAF Museum
  • EC-135G at Ellsworth AFB, SD
  • Cutaway layout of an EC-135N
  • EC-135A ALCC
  • [[Strategic Air Command]] Personnel on-board the EC-135 Looking Glass
  • CINCSAC]], in battle staff compartment
  • Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska]].
Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft; EC-135E; Boeing EC-135E; EC-18B Advanced Range Instrumentation Aircraft; EC-18B; Boeing EC-135C; Boeing EC-135H Airborne Command Post
The Boeing EC-135 is a retired family of command and control aircraft derived from the Boeing C-135 Stratolifter. During the Cold War, the EC-135 was best known for being modified to perform the Looking Glass mission where one EC-135 was always airborne 24 hours a day to serve as flying command post for the Strategic Air Command in the event of nuclear war.
Boeing C-135 Stratolifter         
  • C-135B Stratolifter for VIP transport parked on the flight line at [[Andrews AFB]]
  • The C-135C ''Speckled Trout'' at [[Edwards Air Force Base]]
Boeing C-135; C-135; C-135C Stratolifter; Boeing Model 717; C-135 Stratolifter; WC-135 Stratolifter; VC-135; Boeing C-135A-BN Stratolifter; Boeing C-135B-BN Stratolifter; Boeing RC-135E; Boeing EC-135N; VC-135 Stratolifter; Boeing VC-135; NKC-135E; US Air Force C-135 (60-0373); C-135B Stratolifter; Boeing VC-135 Stratolifter; Boeing C-135B; TROUT99; Boeing C-135FR Stratolifter
The Boeing C-135 Stratolifter is a transport aircraft derived from the prototype Boeing 367-80 jet airliner (also the basis for the 707) in the early 1950s. It has a narrower fuselage and is shorter than the 707.
Boeing NC-135         
  • NKC-135A of the US Navy's Fleet Electronic Warfare Systems Group
  • USAF NKC-135 "Big Crow" ECM aircraft takes off from a forward operating base<ref>In the foreground a KC-135R tops off its fuel tanks.</ref>
  • A USAF NKC-135 "Big Crow" with oversized nose at a forward deployed operating base
NC-135; NKC-135; Boeing NKC-135A Stratotanker; Boeing NKC-135
The Boeing NC-135 and NKC-135 are special versions of the Boeing C-135 Stratolifter and Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker modified to operate on several different programs.