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Bringing out the big guns

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Shelby Duncan, 33rd Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, conducts pre-flight inspections on a GAU-18 .50 caliber weapon system at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 29, 2023. The GAU-18 is capable of firing between 650 and 800 rounds per minute at ranges of up to 1,800 meters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Roth)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Jessi Roth
VIRIN: 230328-F-PW483-9002.JPG
FULL SIZE: 2.19 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON Z 6

LENS

NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S

APERTURE

18/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/400

ISO

100

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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