Hand-held missiles challenge Red Flag pilots

Tony Rankins, program manager for the Warfighter Integration Office at the Center for Countermeasures, aims a Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS) during Red Flag 16-3 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 18, 2016. The MANPADS is a guided weapons system used as a defense tactic against low-flying aircraft. Utilizing it in Red Flag exercises allow aircraft to simulate potential enemy fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Kristin High
VIRIN: 160719-F-BX159-001.JPG
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