Ammo ensures Sidewinder’s ready to strike

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Gill, 35th Maintenance Squadron precision guided munitions crew chief, adjusts an AIM-9 Sidewinder to the guidance control section unit test set at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 26, 2013. More than 50 checks are performed during this inspection and each one is mandatory to validate the missile’s mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kia Atkins)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Kia Atkins
VIRIN: 130726-F-VS478-011.JPG
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