Maintainers load AIM-9 missles to validate F-22s air-to-air combat capability

Staff Sgt. Brandon Trowman from the 90th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, loads an AIM-9 onto an F-22 Thursday. Members from the 90th AMU, 90th Fighter Squadron, and the 302nd Fighter Squadron deployed to Tyndall AFB, Fla. to take part in the Weapons Systems Evaluation Program. During this three-week deployment, pilots and maintainers are working together to validate the air-to-air combat capability of the newest F-22 Raptors in the Air Force inventory. WSEP’s full mission includes loading missiles, flying with and firing missiles and hitting targets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Technical Sgt. John Hoffman)

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