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Crane Workers Burn Aircraft Flares To Ensure Accurate Burn Times
Updated February 1, 2018 7:49 AM
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(CRANE) - Crane Army Ammunition Activity workers burn aircraft flares to ensure accurate burn times.

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The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy use the flares and depend on sufficient burn periods to produce infrared (IR) signatures that can confuse enemy missiles.

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Crane Army Ammunition Activity provides conventional munitions support for U.S. Army and Joint Force readiness, including production, demilitarization, transportation, and storage.

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Photos by Hayley Smith, of DVIDS a state-of-the-art, 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media and the United States military serving worldwide under the operational control of the Defense Media Activity.



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