A10s take off for NATO exercise

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – Maintainers from the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron remove firing pins from an A-10 Thunderbolt II on the flightline here Sept. 4, before it takes off for Ramstein Rover 2012 (RARO12). This month-long tactical flying exercise is held at and around Namest Air Base, Czech Republic. More than 15 nations are participating in the NATO partnership building exercise, which will give each country the opportunity to share joint tactics, techniques, capabilities and procedures. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Natasha Stannard/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Natasha StannardReleased
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