Nellis EOD detonates unserviceable munitions

An Airman assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team buries a 500-pound general-purpose bomb at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 25, 2021. EOD utilized C-4 plastic explosives to detonate high-explosive filler inside of the general-purpose bomb. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josey Blades)
Master Sgt. Mathew Kimberling, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron section chief of special projects, waits for the detonation of a 500-pound general-purpose bomb at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 25, 2021. EOD Airmen detonated unserviceable munitions that are no longer safe for storage or shipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josey Blades)
Airmen assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team. Wait for the detonation of a 500-pound general-purpose bomb at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug 25, 2021. Detonations are conducted by EOD to dispose of unserviceable munitions and are coordinated with the Nellis Control Tower and airfield management. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josey Blades)
A member of the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team buries munitions on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 25, 2021. Unserviceable detonations are conducted one to two times per year, or whenever munitions personnel deem munitions unserviceable and EOD concludes they are not safe for shipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Josey Blades)

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