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Historic island tackles new battle
An avian radar system sits at the end of the runway at Wake Island, Wake Atoll, Jan. 31, 2020. The radar system was installed in March 2019 and is used by bird aircraft strike hazard specialists to collect data to track bird trends in the area. The radar also serves as a way to warn airfield operations, so they can communicate risks to incoming aircraft. This is part of the atoll's vital, multi-tiered bird aircraft strike hazard program which supports mission readiness and success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Farnsworth)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Emily Farnsworth |  VIRIN: 200131-F-MJ351-0090.JPG