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480th FS continues flying mission at Spangdahlem

480th FS continues flying mission at Spangdahlem

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron lands after routine flight training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 23, 2020. The 480th FS operates F-16 aircraft with pilots trained to perform the "Wild Weasel" mission of suppression, or destruction of enemy air defenses and are trained for interdiction and counter air operations. The F-16s are outfitted with high-speed anti-radiation missiles, joint direct attack munitions, laser-guided bombs, GPS-guided-inertial aided munitions and the HARM targeting system pod, making the aircraft a lethal platform against enemy air defense systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Preston Cherry)

480th FS continues flying mission at Spangdahlem

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron lands after routine flight training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 23, 2020. The 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdhalem AB maintains, deploys, and employs 480th FS F-16 aircraft in support of NATO. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Preston Cherry)

480th FS continues flying mission at Spangdahlem

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron lands after routine flight training at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 23, 2020. The 480th FS provides expeditionary combat capability in the suppression of enemy air defense mission, as well as close air support, air interdiction and counter air. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Preston Cherry)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --