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B-1B takes to the skies at Green Flag-West

A B-1B Lancer from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., participating in a Green Flag exercise takes off, May 15, 2012, from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The B-1B's synthetic aperture radar and advanced targeting pod work in concert to track, target, and engage fixed or moving targets, enabling it to perform in close air support, interdiction and non-traditional surveillance, intelligence and reconnaissance roles in addition to the strategic bombing mission it was originally designed for. The B-1B crew practiced these new missions with Army ground forces at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., during the Green Flag-West exercise.



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This work, B-1B takes to the skies at Green Flag-West [Image 2 of 2], by A1C Christopher Tam, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.15.2012

Date Posted:05.29.2012 11:18

Photo ID:589709

VIRIN:120515-F-OS776-042

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:3.95 MB

Location:NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV, USGlobe

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