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Going out with flare: XO’s last flight

A flare burns to simulate attracting the attention of heat-seeking weapons during a Ground Threat Reaction training exercise, March 15. The flares used during the training are meant to act as decoys for infrared and heat-seeking weapon systems, confusing the enemy and neutralizing their weapons.



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This work, Going out with flare: XO’s last flight [Image 3 of 4], by Cpl Christopher Johns, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.14.2012

Date Posted:03.16.2012 15:03

Photo ID:543408

VIRIN:120314-M-OB827-222

Resolution:3504x2336

Size:4.84 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, CA, USGlobe

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