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High-Resolution Self-Portrait by Curiosity Rover Arm CameraHigh-Resolution Self-Portrait by Curiosity Rover Arm Camera
High-Resolution Self-Portrait by Curiosity Rover Arm Camera

On Sol 84 (Oct. 31, 2012), NASA's Curiosity rover used the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) to capture this set of 55 high-resolution images, which were stitched together to create this full-color self-portrait. (Photo courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems)
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Posted: 10/23/2014

REPUBLIC P-47REPUBLIC P-47
REPUBLIC P-47

Republic P-47N-5 three ship formation (S/N 44-88576, 88589, 88577). (U.S. Air Force photo)
REPUBLIC P-47


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Posted: 10/7/2014

Lafayette EscadrilleLafayette Escadrille
Lafayette Escadrille

Lt. Col. William Thaw, a World War I flying ace who flew with the Lafayette Escadrille, was responsible for the acquisition of the squadron's mascots, lion cubs Whiskey and Soda. The mascots were popular with the men of the Escadrille, and were afforded a great deal of freedom to roam as they pleased. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 10/6/2014

Witteman-Lewis XNBL-1Witteman-Lewis XNBL-1
Witteman-Lewis XNBL-1

Witteman-Lewis XNBL-1 Barling Bomber. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 9/17/2014

Atlantic-Fokker XA-7Atlantic-Fokker XA-7
Atlantic-Fokker XA-7

Side view of the Atlantic-Fokker XA-7. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 9/5/2014

Titan 4BTitan 4B
Titan 4B

A Titan 4B at Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 40 in 1997. This vehicle, similar to NMUSAF's but with a shorter payload fairing, carried the Cassini-Huygens probe into space to study Saturn. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Titan 4B


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Posted: 8/27/2014

Titan 4BTitan 4B
Titan 4B

A Titan 4B rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 40. This vehicle is similar to the NMUSAF's rocket, but has a slightly shorter payload fairing. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 8/27/2014

Titan 4BTitan 4B
Titan 4B

A Titan 4B rocket launch at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 40 on Sept. 9, 2003. The rocket carried a classified National Reconnaissance Office payload into orbit. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 8/27/2014

Stearman PT-13D KaydetStearman PT-13D Kaydet
Stearman PT-13D Kaydet

The Kaydet was a primary trainer -- the first airplane a cadet would fly. Even more importantly, this was the aircraft they would solo in before receiving their pilot wings. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 8/1/2014

Stearman PT-13Stearman PT-13
Stearman PT-13

The majority of World War II pilots in the U.S. learned how to fly in a Kaydet. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Stearman PT-13


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Posted: 8/1/2014

AN/MRC-108 Communications SystemAN/MRC-108 Communications System
AN/MRC-108 Communications System

AN/MRC-108 being used by a Combat Control Team (CCT) in Southeast Asia (ca. 1971). (Photo courtesy of Combat Control Net)
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Posted: 7/11/2014

Douglas C-47Douglas C-47
Douglas C-47

Troop carrier Douglas C-47s tow Waco CG-4A gliders during the invasion of France in June 1944. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Douglas C-47


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Posted: 6/13/2014

Phosphorus BombsPhosphorus Bombs
Phosphorus Bombs

The result of phosphorus bombs and how they worked on a Betty and a Zeke on Lakunai Field during the attack at Rabaul. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 5/6/2014

Beech AT-10Beech AT-10
Beech AT-10

Beech AT-10 Wichita. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 2/25/2014

Beech AT-10Beech AT-10
Beech AT-10

Beech AT-10 Wichita. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 2/25/2014

Beech AT-10Beech AT-10
Beech AT-10

Beech AT-10 Wichita. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Beech AT-10


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Posted: 2/25/2014

W53 Thermonuclear BombW53 Thermonuclear Bomb
W53 Thermonuclear Bomb

Maintenance personnel removing the Mk-6 re-entry vehicle from a Titan II missile. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/24/2014

W53 Thermonuclear BombW53 Thermonuclear Bomb
W53 Thermonuclear Bomb

Launch of a Titan II missile. A W53 fit into the Mk-6 re-entry vehicle on top of the missile. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/24/2014

SEA Signals IntelligenceSEA Signals Intelligence
SEA Signals Intelligence

The linguists and mission specialists who operated the airborne radio direction finding (ARDF) equipment were assigned to the 6994th Security Squadron of the USAF Security Service. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/14/2014

SEA Signals IntelligenceSEA Signals Intelligence
SEA Signals Intelligence

An EC-47 crew included a pilot, co-pilot, flight engineer and mission specialists. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/14/2014

SEA Signals IntelligenceSEA Signals Intelligence
SEA Signals Intelligence

The Air Force had two ground-based signals intelligence intercept sites at Danang, South Vietnam -- one at the air base and another, pictured here, on nearby “Monkey Mountain.” (U.S. Air Force photo)
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Posted: 1/14/2014

Lockheed EC-121KLockheed EC-121K
Lockheed EC-121K

Specialized EC-121s -- like this EC-121K RIVET TOP -- listened in on radio calls between MiG fighters and their ground controllers. The EC-121 crew then passed on real-time warnings to U.S. pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Lockheed EC-121K


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Posted: 1/14/2014

Boeing RC-135MBoeing RC-135M
Boeing RC-135M

Highly-capable RC-135s -- like this RC-135M COMBAT APPLE aircraft -- conducted communications and electronic intelligence. For most of the Southeas Asia War, unarmed RC-135s maintained a continuous, 24-hour orbit near the border of North Vietnam. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Boeing RC-135M


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Posted: 1/14/2014

Boeing RC-135CBoeing RC-135C
Boeing RC-135C

RC-135Cs played an important role in gathering electronic intelligence on North Vietnamese air defense systems. It was nicknamed the “Chipmunk” for its large “cheeks.” (U.S. Air Force photo)
Boeing RC-135C


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Posted: 1/14/2014

    

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