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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Sonobuoys, 1977

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: December 15, 2017

Bob Wickley ©Stars and Stripes
Misawa Air Base, Japan, March, 1977: Acoustic monitoring devices called sonobuoys are loaded into the belly of a submarine-tracking P3C Orion aircraft from Patrol Squadron 40 prior to a patrol over the Pacific Ocean.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Stars and Stripes' 1977 story about Patrol Squadron 40.
 

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