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Planes over water


Tech Ops Squadron is heartbeat of nuke treaty monitoring from air, sea, space

The WC-135 Constant Phoenix sits on the runway at Patrick AFB, Fla., during a visit to the base where its main mission headquarters, the Air Force Technical Applications Center, is located. The specially-configured aircraft is equipped with external flow devices that allow special equipment operators to collect airborne particulates in support of the U.S. Atomic Energy Detection System in the event of a nuclear detonation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano)

PHOTO BY: Susan A. Romano
VIRIN: 120213-F-SR919-001.JPG
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