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SDPE’s Rapid Dragon capability demonstrated in Norway

A Polish Air Force loadmaster, and personnel from U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Force Africa (USAFE-AF), and U.S. Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR), ground guide palletized precision effects cargo onto a Polish Air Force C-130 Hercules, Nov. 8, 2022, in Powidz, Poland. The Rapid Dragon Palletized Effects System, capable of deploying long-range cruise missiles using standard airdrop procedures from a cargo aircraft, was successfully deployed from an MC-130J Commando II on a Norwegian range Nov. 9, 2022.

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Brandon Julson
VIRIN: 221108-Z-VD828-1460.JPG
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NIKON D850

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24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/400

ISO

800

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