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Drag it out

(From right) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgts. Matthew Hardwig and Justin Yochum, 5th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron aerospace repair and reclamation craftsman and journeyman, place a drag chute into a B-52H Stratofortress at Royal Air Force Fairford, United Kingdom, June 13, 2016, following a Saber Strike 16 mission. When released, the pilot chute pulls free a three-pinned ripcord which deploys the main chute from the deployment bag. Both the deployment bag and canister are removed for repacking of the drag and pilot chute. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Sahara L. Fales)

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