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DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Batiz, U.S. Navy. Members of the opposing forces provide a strong sense of reality for Exercise Roving Sands '97 participants as they set up a SCUD missile site at Roswell, N.M., on April 26, 1997. More than 20,000 service members from all branches of the armed forces of the U.S., Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands are participating in Exercise Roving Sands '97. The exercise is designed to refine their skills in operations using an integrated air defense network of ground, missile and radar early warning systems combined with tactical fighter and bomber aircraft operating in a simulated high-threat environment.   DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Batiz, U.S. Navy.

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