(photo : U.S. DoD)
The RC-26B is a fixed-wing Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft operated by Air National Guard pilots trained by the 745th Special Operations Squadron. The RC-26B is flown on missions in support of Special Operations.
The RC-26B is fitted with a comprehensive suite of special operations-specifics surveillance gear including : infrared imaging systems, TV spotter scopes, digital moving map displays and digital and wet-film cameras . The aircraft is also fitted with secure radio communications.