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Andersen AFB replaces jet landing “safety net”
The 36th Civil Engineer Squadron removes an old Barrier Arresting Kit from the flight line at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, April 26, 2021. According to the technical order, BAK-12s are overhauled and replaced every ten years. The BAK-12 feeds a cable across the flight line and, in the case of an in-flight emergency, acts as a mechanical barrier that rapidly decelerates a landing aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Brooks)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Ryan Brooks |  VIRIN: 210426-F-SX156-1390.JPG