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B-2 aircraft demonstrates capabilities during Red Flag 16-1

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Saulsberry, (left to right), Senior Airman Detroy Brooks, and Airman First Class Andrew Dutton, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform final inspection on a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, prior to take off during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, based out of Nellis AFB, Nev., allows participating units to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures as well as improve interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Saulsberry, (left to right), Senior Airman Detroy Brooks, and Airman First Class Andrew Dutton, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, perform final inspection on a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, prior to take off during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, based out of Nellis AFB, Nev., allows participating units to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures as well as improve interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft sits on the flightline prior to takeoff at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., for Red Flag (RF) 16-1 Feb. 2, 2016. Established in 1975, RF includes command, control, intelligence and electronic warfare exercises to better prepare forces for combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft sits on the flightline prior to takeoff at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., for Red Flag (RF) 16-1 Feb. 2, 2016. Established in 1975, RF includes command, control, intelligence and electronic warfare exercises to better prepare forces for combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Dutton, (left to right), Senior Airman Detroy Brooks and Senior Airman Michael Saulsberry, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, communicate pre-flight instructions with a B-2 Spirit pilot at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. The work completed by crew chiefs provides mission-capable aircraft for B-2 pilots so they can provide strike capability, serving a vital role in the overall RF mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Dutton, (left to right), Senior Airman Detroy Brooks and Senior Airman Michael Saulsberry, 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, communicate pre-flight instructions with a B-2 Spirit pilot at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. The work completed by crew chiefs provides mission-capable aircraft for B-2 pilots so they can provide strike capability, serving a vital role in the overall RF mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

Prior to takeoff for a Red Flag (RF) 16-1 night mission, a U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft sits in a dock at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016. RF 16-1 is a three-week long realistic combat training exercise in the skies over the Nevada Test and Training Range that includes a variety of attack, fighter and bomber aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)

Prior to takeoff for a Red Flag (RF) 16-1 night mission, a U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit aircraft sits in a dock at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016. RF 16-1 is a three-week long realistic combat training exercise in the skies over the Nevada Test and Training Range that includes a variety of attack, fighter and bomber aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit sits on the flightline at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, prior to take off during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, located at Nellis AFB, Nev., began in 1975 as an aerial combat exercise but has evolved to include warfighting across air, space and cyberspace domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit sits on the flightline at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, prior to take off during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, located at Nellis AFB, Nev., began in 1975 as an aerial combat exercise but has evolved to include warfighting across air, space and cyberspace domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Dutton, a 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, waits for pre-flight instructions over his headset at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, located at Nellis AFB, Nev., enables joint and international units to sharpen their combat skills by flying simulated combat sorties in a realistic environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III))

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Dutton, a 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, waits for pre-flight instructions over his headset at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, located at Nellis AFB, Nev., enables joint and international units to sharpen their combat skills by flying simulated combat sorties in a realistic environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III))

Airmen assigned to the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conclude final inspections on two B-2 Spirit aircraft prior to takeoff at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016. The B-2, along with more than 130 aircraft from international air forces, are taking part in the three-week long Red Flag (RF) 16-1 coordinated by Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)

Airmen assigned to the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conclude final inspections on two B-2 Spirit aircraft prior to takeoff at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016. The B-2, along with more than 130 aircraft from international air forces, are taking part in the three-week long Red Flag (RF) 16-1 coordinated by Nellis AFB, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)

U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Andrew Dutton, a 509 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-2 Spirit down the flightline at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, prior to take off during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, located at Nellis AFB, Nev., is one of a series of advanced training programs administered by the USAF Warfare Center and executed by the 414th Combat Training Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Andrew Dutton, a 509 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-2 Spirit down the flightline at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016, prior to take off during Red Flag (RF) 16-1. RF, located at Nellis AFB, Nev., is one of a series of advanced training programs administered by the USAF Warfare Center and executed by the 414th Combat Training Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Detroy Brooks, a 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-2 Spirit aircraft at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016. Crew chiefs play a vital role in ensuring traffic safety on the flightline while aircraft taxi before takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Detroy Brooks, a 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-2 Spirit aircraft at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., Feb. 2, 2016. Crew chiefs play a vital role in ensuring traffic safety on the flightline while aircraft taxi before takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)