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AFRL technology makes new weapon for sinking ships a reality

The Air Force Research Laboratory partnered with the 780th Test Squadron of the 96th Test Wing and the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron of the 53rd Wing to equip the F-15E Strike Eagle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., with modified 2,000-pound GBU-31 Joint Direct Attack Munitions as part of the second test in the QUICKSINK Joint Capability Technology Demonstration. Eglin’s Integrated Test Team demonstrated QUICKSINK, a new low-cost, air-delivered capability for defeating maritime threats April 28, 2022, successfully destroying a full-scale surface vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. (U.S. Air Force photo / 1st Lt Lindsey Heflin)

PHOTO BY: 1st Lt Lindsey Heflin
VIRIN: 220426-F-AA323-0139.JPG
FULL SIZE: 3.37 MB
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NIKON D810

LENS

18.0-140.0 mm f/3.5-5.6

APERTURE

8

SHUTTERSPEED

1/160

ISO

320

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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AFRL technology makes new weapon for sinking ships a reality

The Air Force Research Laboratory partnered with the 780th Test Squadron of the 96th Test Wing and the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron of the 53rd Wing to equip the F-15E Strike Eagle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., with modified 2,000-pound GBU-31 Joint Direct Attack Munitions as part of the second test in the QUICKSINK Joint Capability Technology Demonstration. Eglin’s Integrated Test Team demonstrated QUICKSINK, a new low-cost, air-delivered capability for defeating maritime threats April 28, 2022, successfully destroying a full-scale surface vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. (U.S. Air Force photo / 1st Lt Lindsey Heflin)

PHOTO BY: 1st Lt Lindsey Heflin
VIRIN: 220426-F-AA323-0139.JPG
FULL SIZE: 3.37 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON D810

LENS

18.0-140.0 mm f/3.5-5.6

APERTURE

8

SHUTTERSPEED

1/160

ISO

320

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.