Airmen test MCA capabilities during Operation Talon Lightning
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Taylor Williams, loadmaster assigned to the 535th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, load the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, assigned to Task Force Talon, equipment onto a C-17 Globemaster III during Operation Talon Lightning on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 4, 2022. Operation Talon Lightning is the Army-specific portion of the exercise. Task Force Talon deployed one THAAD launcher and supporting equipment and personnel as a THAAD Remote Launch package to Rota International Airport. They will establish a firing position, tactical communication, conduct a deployment readiness exercise in austere conditions, and demonstrate the new RL capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)
Staff Sgt. Divine Cox
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