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125th Fighter Wing Det. 1 [125th FW Det. 1]

Detachment 1, 125th Fighter Wing, is responsible for the maintenance of a NORAD Air Defense Alert site at Homestead ARB.

In this capacity, the unit provides armed F-15 aircraft capable of intercepting, identifying, and, if necessary, destroying unknown aircraft which penetrate sovereign U.S. airspace. In the past, this threat has included Soviet Bear bombers, Cuban fighters, and narcotics traffickers.

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