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Shadow in the sky

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- A MC-130P Combat Shadow assigned to the 17th Special Operations Squadron takes off here Jan. 11. The primary mission of the MC-130P is to aerial refuel special operations helicopters. It is also capable of day and night low-level delivery of troops and equipment via airdrop or airland operations. Aircrews are specially trained in night, low-level flying using night vision goggles. (U.S. Air Force Photo by James D'Angina)

PHOTO BY: James D'Angina
VIRIN: 100111-F-9197D-015.JPG
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