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Lancers execute first-ever Block 16 long-range strike exercise

A 9th Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, begins its 15-hour flight to the Alaskan Yukon Range Feb. 23, 2016, during a B-1 Combat Mission Effectiveness Exercise. This was the first exercise to utilize Block 16 B-1 aircraft in a long-range mission. Dyess operations, maintenance and support personnel were successfully able to deploy all six aircraft tasked for the exercise within 48 hours. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Austin Mayfield/Released)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Austin Mayfield
VIRIN: 160223-F-IE661-090.JPG
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