May 17, 2012

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Air Force photograph by A1C Zachary Hada

Weapons load crew airmen prepare six GBU-54 laser Joint Direct Attack Munitions for loading onto three B-1 Lancer on May 12, 2012, during a Combat Hammer exercise at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. The goal of the exercise was to evaluate the effectiveness, maintainability, suitability and accuracy of precision-guided munitions and other advanced air-to-ground weapons. The airmen are assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Ellsworth AFB.




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