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Out with analog and in with digital: KC-135s are being upgraded

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Steven Parras, an integrative flight control systems technician assigned to the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, practices troubleshooting the Block 45 system on the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., August 9, 2017. The Block 45 system is a modern upgrade to the old aircraft that allows them to be more reliable and compatible to air traffic navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue
VIRIN: 170809-F-TJ728-0013.JPG
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