Checking out the Vulcan

Koku-Jieitai Master Sgt. Hiroshi Osawa, right, a 2nd Air Wing Base Air Defense M-61 20 mm Vulcan cannon operator, explains the weapon’s capabilities to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jessica Nienheuser, left, the 35th Medical Support Squadron patient administration section chief, during a 10-day U.S.-Japan Bilateral Career Training, at Chitose Air Base, Japan, April 12, 2017. Nienheuser got to sit in the operator’s seat while the weapon system was operational, not armed, and move the turret around while Osawa explained its operation. Koku-Jieitai is the traditional term for Japan Air Self Defense Force used by the Japanese. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton
VIRIN: 170412-F-JF989-142.JPG
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