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Tech. Sgt. Derek Sutton, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew chief, prepares ADM-160 Miniature Air-Launched Decoy missiles for transportation at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021.

Tech. Sgt. Derek Sutton, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew chief, prepares ADM-160 Miniature Air-Launched Decoy missiles for transportation at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021. The ADM-160 MALD missile was developed for use in suppressing enemy air defenses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Pugh)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah.

Tech. Sgt. Sascha Klingenberg, 2nd Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance superintendent, makes sure the plates attached to the GBU-31/V1 missile are tightened at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Airman 1st Class Stephanie Degennaro, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance support technician, prepares ADM-160 Miniature Air-Launched Decoy missiles for transportation at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021.

Airman 1st Class Stephanie Degennaro, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance support technician, prepares ADM-160 Miniature Air-Launched Decoy missiles for transportation at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021. The ADM-160 MALD missile was developed for use in suppressing enemy air defenses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Pugh)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah.

Staff Sgt. Billy Stewart, 2nd Maintenance Squadron crew chief, tightens screws on the GBU-31/V3 missile before it is used in the weapons systems evaluation program, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Airman 1st Class Erik Hite, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance technician, secures a chain to a forklift at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021.

Airman 1st Class Erik Hite, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance technician, secures a chain to a forklift at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021. Airmen in the munitions specialist career field are tasked with protecting, handling, storing, transporting, arming, disarming, and assembling both non-nuclear and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Pugh)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah.

Airman 1st Class Eric Hite, 2nd Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance crew member, tightens bolts attached to a GBU-31/V3 missile at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah.

Airman Elijah Hamid, left, and Airman Tyson Watkins, right, 2nd Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance technicians, spray paint the serial numbers assigned to each part of the GBU-31/V1 missile at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah.

Tech. Sgt. Sascha Klingenberg, 2nd Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance superintendent, left, and Senior Airman Carlos Sarmiento, 2nd MXS conventional maintenance support technician, right, tighten screws attached to some GBU-31/V3 missiles at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Tech. Sgt. Derek Sutton, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew chief, inspects an ADM-160 Miniature Air-Launched Decoy missile at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021.

Tech. Sgt. Derek Sutton, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance crew chief, inspects an ADM-160 Miniature Air-Launched Decoy missile at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021. The ADM-160 MALD missile was developed for use in suppressing enemy air defenses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Pugh)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah.
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Senior Airman Carlos Sarmiento, 2nd Maintenance Squadron conventional maintenance support technician, reviews technical orders to complete the building of a GBU-31/V1 missile at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

Airman 1st Class Erik Hite, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance technician, prepares ADM-160 MALD missiles for transportation at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021.
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Airman 1st Class Erik Hite, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional maintenance technician, prepares ADM-160 MALD missiles for transportation at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 24, 2021. Airmen in the munitions specialist career field are tasked with protecting, handling, storing, transporting, arming, disarming, and assembling both non-nuclear and nuclear munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Pugh)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. These missiles will be used for scoring during the demonstration.
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William Johnson, 2nd Maintenance Squadron flight test specialist, attaches tracking devices to an ADM-160 missile at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the weapons systems evaluation program live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. These missiles will be used for scoring during the demonstration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

The missiles were scheduled to be used during the WSEP live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah.
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Staff Sgt. John Ferreira, 2nd Maintenance Squadron weapons systems evaluation program evaluator, keeps track of missile part serial numbers by entering them into a database at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Aug. 17, 2021. The missiles were scheduled to be used during the WSEP live fire demonstration at the end of August 2021 in Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovante Johnson)

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