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Tech Report: Hurricane Hunters



FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- The Hurricane Hunters of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron use high-tech equipment called a “dropsonde” to aid in the forecasting of hurricanes and other tropical storms.

The Air Force Tech Report is a video series that gives viewers a quick look at current technology the Air Force uses to fly, fight and win.

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- Hurricane Hunters, NOAA stress hurricane preparedness

- Hurricane Hunters gather forecast data on record-breaking blizzard

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