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02/28/2005
Swift Waters
High Speed Vessel 2 Swift is currently operating off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia in support of Operation Unified Assistance, Feb. 25, 2005. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Rebecca J. Moat
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02/25/2005
Global First
Flying the new C-130J Hercules, like the one shown here, an aircrew from the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. stopped in nine locations in seven countries recently as they circumnavigated the globe. It was a first for the new airlifter. U.S. Air Force file photo | Story |
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02/24/2005
Night Vision
Chief Warrant Officer Lance L. Morgan shows his Marines how to correctly set up and use night vision goggles, Feb. 16, for an exercise using a minimum operating strip lighting system at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan. U.S. Marine photo by Lance Cpl. Cristin K. Bartter | Story |
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02/23/2005
Drone Launch
A BQM-74E aerial target drone is launched, Feb. 19, 2005, using jet-assist takeoff from the flight deck, aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, during its annual missile exercise. The drone provides airborne threat simulation and supports the fleet worldwide. The target can simulate aircraft or cruise missiles in a variety of threat profiles. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Wisniewski
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02/22/2005
Raptor Simulator
Contractor Rich Briggs explains some of the features of the heads-up display of the F/A-22 Raptor simulator to airmen at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Feb. 18, 2005. Contractors brought the demonstrator to give base airmen a glimpse of the future of fighters in the Air Force. U.S. Air Force photo by John Ingle | Story |
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02/18/2005
Toy Plane
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Austin Bergan, an intelligence analyst from the 3rd Infantry Division, assembles the Raven unmanned aerial vehicle. Weighing in at four-and-a-half pounds with a five-foot wingspan and stretching 38 inches in length, the Raven is one of the smallest vehicles in the Army, but its aerial reconnaissance value has quickly earned the respect of battalion commanders in Iraq and has filled a niche at the battalion level. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Raymond Piper | Story |
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02/17/2005
Laser Bomb
U.S. Marines assigned to the "Silver Eagles" of Marine Strike Fighter Squadron 115 load an AGM-65 Maverick laser-guided bomb under the wing of an F/A-18A Hornet on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, Feb. 9, 2005. Carrier Air Wing 3 aircraft on the Truman are providing close air support and conducting intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions in ongoing operations over Iraq. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Craig R. Spiering
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02/17/2005
ATM Onboard
Disbursing Officer Lt.j.g. Elizabeth Williams, left, and Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Brett, display their Navy Cash Cards in front of a K80 terminal aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Feb. 15, 2005. The system eliminates cash and coins from the entire ship and instead requires sailors to add money from their personal bank accounts to one of two systems held on the cash card. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class William R. Goodwin
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02/16/2005
Swift Docks
The USS Swift prepares to dock at the Chuc Sumet Port, Thailand, Feb. 7, 2005. The USS Swift transferred toys donated from military personnel based out of Hawaii to the victims of tsunami. International efforts to minimize suffering and mitigate loss of life resulting from the effects of the earthquake and tsunami continue. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn P. Eklund
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02/16/2005
Sub Performance
The Seawolf-class nuclear-powered attack submarine Jimmy Carter is underway during sea trials, Feb. 3, 2005. Seawolf is the fastest, quietest, most heavily armed submarine in the world. A unique feature of the Jimmy Carter is a 100-foot hull extension that provides enhanced payload capabilities. The Jimmy Carter was delivered to the U.S. Navy on Dec. 22, 2004 and is due to be commissioned on Feb. 19, 2005. Courtesy photo from General Dynamics Electric Boat | Release |
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02/15/2005
Old Helps the New
An instructor from Talley Defense Systems instructs Marines from 2nd Marine Division on how to safely operate the M-72 Light anti-tank weapon for use in Iraq. This older weapon is augmenting the newer AT-4 for use in the urban environment, because the AT-4 is too large for that terrain. U.S Marine photo by Pfc. Christopher J. Ohmen | Story |
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02/14/2005
New Plant Saves Money
Steve Hughes, seated, a control system mechanic with Naval Facilities Engineering Command Midwest, along with Jim Foreman, left, and James Swan, test the digital control system for the new cogeneration plant on board Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill, Feb. 2, 2005. U.S. Navy photo by Marcia Goods | Story |
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02/11/2005
Predator Protects
The RQ/MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle is shown here at Balad Air Base, Iraq, Jan. 25, 2005. This lightweight, low horsepower aircraft is capable of flying more than 20 hours of intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance missions to help protect ground troops in Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Leah R. Burton | Story |
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02/11/2005
New Uniform
U.S. Navy Seaman Nicholas Gravesande models the new concept uniform while explaining the safety precautions of using the 50MM gun aboard the USS Tarawa, on Feb. 8, 2005. The Navy will use four different concept uniforms. Each uniform offers a variety of options that sailors can choose. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Marvin Harris
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02/10/2005
Over the Pacific
A KC-10A Extender from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., flies over the Pacific Ocean at a speed of 290 knots and an attitude of 26,000 feet, Feb. 4, 2005. The Extender is an Air Mobility Command advanced tanker and cargo aircraft designed to provide increased global mobility for U.S. armed forces. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Lance Cheung
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