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355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron: Armament Flight

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Nicholas Danley and Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, inspect a GAU-8/A Gatling gun recoil adapter for proper tension at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. Safety wires are installed throughout the gun to ensure bolts do not loosen as a result of recoil vibration while firing the gun.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Nicholas Danley and Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, inspect a GAU-8/A Gatling gun recoil adapter for proper tension at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. Safety wires are installed throughout the gun to ensure bolts do not loosen as a result of recoil vibration while firing the gun. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Nicholas Danley and Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, inspect a GAU-8/A Gatling gun to ensure the roll-pin is installed and the muzzle clamp bolt safety wire is intact at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The muzzle clamp retains all seven barrels of the gun to keep them secure and in place while being fired.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Nicholas Danley and Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, inspect a GAU-8/A Gatling gun to ensure the roll-pin is installed and the muzzle clamp bolt safety wire is intact at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The muzzle clamp retains all seven barrels of the gun to keep them secure and in place while being fired. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Nicholas Danley and Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, inspect a GAU-8/A Gatling gun recoil adapter for proper tension at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The recoil adapter helps mitigate the effects of vibrations to the A-10C Thunderbolt II.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Nicholas Danley and Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, inspect a GAU-8/A Gatling gun recoil adapter for proper tension at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The recoil adapter helps mitigate the effects of vibrations to the A-10C Thunderbolt II. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Mason Roberts and Nicholas Danley, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, run a dummy round completely through a 30 mm GAU-8/A Gatling gun to ensure all components are properly aligned and timed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The dummy round is a solid piece of metal used to simulate the weight and dimensions of a live round.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airmen 1st Class Mason Roberts and Nicholas Danley, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technicians, run a dummy round completely through a 30 mm GAU-8/A Gatling gun to ensure all components are properly aligned and timed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The dummy round is a solid piece of metal used to simulate the weight and dimensions of a live round. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technician, inspects a tension equalizer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014.  The tension equalizer ensures the slack in the 30 mm GAU-8/A Gatling gun system remains constant while firing.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technician, inspects a tension equalizer at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The tension equalizer ensures the slack in the 30 mm GAU-8/A Gatling gun system remains constant while firing. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technician, inspects the scoop disc of a 30 mm ammunition drum at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The scoop disc aids in transferring the ammunition from the drum to the 30 mm GAU-8/A Gatling gun.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Mason Roberts, 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron weapons armament technician, inspects the scoop disc of a 30 mm ammunition drum at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014. The scoop disc aids in transferring the ammunition from the drum to the 30 mm GAU-8/A Gatling gun. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released)