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  • Mission ready munitions

    Airman 1st Class Brandon Kiernan, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional munitions crew member, sets up wood before a bomb build at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 30, 2017. When trailers are not available to build on, 2nd MUNS Airmen use wood, also referred to as dunnage, to build on instead. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tessa B.
  • Newest bomber technology makes history

    History was made Nov. 6, 2017, when the first Conventional Rotary Launchers (CRL) were flown out of Barksdale Air Force Base, La. on a C-5M Super Galaxy to be used in their first ever combat area of responsibility. CRLs are improved munitions equipment that allows B-52 Stratofortresses to carry a selection of different conventional smart weapons or GPS guided weapons.
  • Weapons load competition builds crew’s efficiency, confidence

    Team Barksdale’s 2nd Maintenance Group hosted a quarterly weapons load competition between the 20th and 96th Aircraft Maintenance Units July 7, 2017. The friendly competition, which began early in the morning to avoid the punishing Louisiana sun, is designed to bring the weapons community together, boost morale and increase training.
  • 705 MUNS, 49 TES team up during WSEP

    The WSEP program occurs two to three times a year. Members of the 705th MUNS and the 49th TES worked together to evaluate operational readiness of nuclear-capable weapon systems in AFGSC’s arsenal.
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