Luke hosts annual weapons load competition

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  • By Airman 1st Class Katelynn Jackson
  • 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Paolo Silva, 63rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, navigates a jammer during the annual weapons load competition, Feb. 9, 2024, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The load competition featured the loading of an AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile, and a GBU-12 with a time standard of 22 minutes. The weapons load competition advances training to produce command focused U.S., allied, and partner Airmen to meet warfighting needs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Katelynn Jackson)