Clearer direction on the objectives of nuclear inspections, along with a common set of standards for inspectors, and an unambiguous understanding of their role, are among the changes that would improve the Air Force’s nuclear inspection regime, the Defense Science Board’s permanent task force in nuclear weapons surety reported, December 2008. Here, an inspector evaluates members of the explosive ordnance disposal team during a nuclear surety inspection of the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale AFB, La., Nov. 12, 2008.
Air Force photo by SrA. Alexandra Sandoval
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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