555th FS Airmen perform operations on AK21 F-16s
Airman 1st Class Austin Riddell, 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew member, puts a cover on an F-16 Fighting Falcon that landed after participating in Astral Knight 2021 (AK21) at Aviano Air Base, Italy May 18, 2021. AK21 aims to enhance the command and control integration, coordination and interoperability of air, land and sea capabilities, and overlapping operations into the integrated air and missile defense enterprise. AK21 is an integrated air and missile defense exercise focused on conducting integrated air and missile defense of various terrains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brooke Moeder)

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