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2ND MUNITIONS SQUADRON


MISSION: To provide safe, secure and reliable precision munitions and expeditionary combat for global strike operations to commanders anytime, anywhere!


PRIORITIES:
  • Safety First
  • Professionalism
  • MUNS Makes The Mission!

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April 4, 2019

Munitions Airmen pay it forward

A U.S. Strategic Command Bomber Task Force in Europe has been operating out of RAF Fairford for almost a month now, enabling a joint training opportunity for Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Airmen.

Dec. 21, 2018

Excellence in all he does

One Airman from southern California has a passion for helping others and improving the environment. Since before he joined, Senior Airman Francis Dennis Fernandez, 2nd Munitions Squadron cruise missile flight technician, has given his free time to keep the planet clean and continues to work hard even now that he is miles away from home.

Dec. 10, 2018

Kindness creates Diamond Sharp Airman

Leaders from the community, squadron and bomb wing congratulated the Airman who had just won the Diamond Sharp Award for the month of November thanks to a small act of kindness.

Nov. 21, 2018

2nd MUNS Armament: improving lethality

The 2nd Munitions Squadron armament flight not only maintains the equipment to drop conventional and nuclear bombs, but also continuously keeps Air Force Global Strike up to date on bomb-dropping mechanisms, a job that brings pride to these Airmen.

Oct. 15, 2018

2nd MUNS Airmen keep safety on target

When a bomb hits a target, it must first go through a long process of safe transportation and close observation. Airmen from the 2nd Munitions Squadron system flight munitions control are there for the entirety of a munitions life cycle.

Jan. 31, 2018

Mission ready munitions

Airman 1st Class Brandon Kiernan, 2nd Munitions Squadron conventional munitions crew member, sets up

Nov. 20, 2017

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.

July 19, 2017

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.

April 17, 2017

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.

Dec. 21, 2015

Ensuring deterrence

Air Force Global Strike Command’s 2nd Bomb Wing and Air Combat Command’s 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron conducted an extensive evaluation exercise Dec. 8 to determine the bomber force's ability to configure, load, fly and deliver an unarmed version of one of the Air Force’s long-range standoff weapons: the AGM-86B nuclear-capable air-launched cruise missile.