Maintainers with the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Mont., emplaced the last of the wing’s refurbished Minuteman III ICBMs in its silo on Aug. 18, 2009, thereby completing the process of upgrading all of the base’s 150 missiles under the Air Force’s MM III propulsion replacement program. Here, SrA. Derek Baker, 341st Missile Maintenance Squadron missile handling team technician, uses a hand-held controller to lower the missile into its launch facility during the emplacement.
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