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56th CES maintain arresting system, ensure safety
An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 309th Fighter Squadron catches an emergency cable during an annual drill to recertify the BAK-12 arresting system May 8, 2020, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The BAK-12, which is maintained by the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, slows aircraft by using modified brake systems on either side of the runway connected by a cable running across the runway. Luke AFB is home to F-16s and F-35A Lightning IIs enabling assigned Airmen to train the world’s greatest fighter pilots and combat-ready Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Wongwai)

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Photo by: Senior Airman Jacob Wongwai |  VIRIN: 200508-F-CX918-0276.JPG