Training pits pilots against patriot missile system

U.S. Army Pfc. Jeremy Messer, Delta 57th Air Defense Artillery patriot switch operator, maintains the AN/MPQ-65 multifunctional phased array radar system during training with the 480th Fighter Squadron at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Dec. 9, 2014. The training tested the capabilities of the radar and the F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft’s ability to discover the radar’s limitations for real-world sorties. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Ruano/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Christopher RuanoReleased
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