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Snipers celebrate 25 years of hitting the bull’s-eye in air-to-air warfare

A Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 F-5N is shown with on of their original aircraft, an Israeli-made F-21A Kfir, flying over the desert of Southwest Arizona's Barry M. Goldwater Range.



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This work, Snipers celebrate 25 years of hitting the bull’s-eye in air-to-air warfare, by Cpl Aaron Diamant, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.09.2011

Date Posted:09.09.2011 19:03

Photo ID:453841

VIRIN:110909-M-KU760-567

Resolution:542x379

Size:46.6 KB

Location:YUMA, AZ, USGlobe

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Snipers celebrate 25 years of hitting the bull’s-eye in air-to-air warfare

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