A U.S. Air Force E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft assigned to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, lands on the flightline in support of Exercise Baltic Operations at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, June 5, 2018. The Airborne Warning and Control System, or AWACS, is a powerful airborne search and track radar system using a rotating dome attached 11 feet above the top of the aircraft. The AWACS provides all-weather surveillance, command, control and communications needed by commanders of U.S. and NATO air defense forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Sparks)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Christopher S. Sparks |  VIRIN: 180605-F-HC907-0270.JPG