| 1987-94; 2008-resent|
| United States|
Air National Guard
The 161st Intelligence Squadron (161 IS) is a unit of the 184th Intelligence Wing of the Kansas Air National Guard stationed at McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita, Kansas. The 161st is a non-flying squadron operating the Distributed Common Ground System.
161st Intelligence Squadron Wikipedia
On 1 July 1987, the 161st Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (TFTS) was established. Formal activation ceremonies for the 161st occurred on 12 September 1987. The unit was equipped with 10 F-16A/Bs and conducted its first student training class shortly after activation. The 161st TFTS began converting to the F-16 C/D when the first C/D model arrived in July 1990.
The squadron was inactivated on 1 August 1994 when the F-16s were withdrawn from McConnell and replaced by B-1Bs. The squadron was reactivated in 2008 as the 161st Intelligence Squadron.Constituted as the 161st Tactical Fighter Training Squadron and allotted to Kansas ANG, on 1 July 1987
Extended federal recognition on 12 September 1987
Redesignated: 161st Fighter Squadron on 16 March 1992
Inactivated on 1 August 1994
Redesignated: 161st Intelligence Squadron and activated on 1 April 2008
184th Tactical Fighter Group (later 184th Fighter Group, 184th Bomb Group). 1 July 1987 - 1 August 1994
184th Regional Support Group, 1 April 2008 -P resent
McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, 1 July 1987 - 1 August 1994, 1 April 2008 – present
Block 1/5 F-16A/B Fighting Falcon, 1987-90
Block 25 F-16C/D Fighting Falcon, 1990-94