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Four Firebee 2 drones with DC-130

The Firebee was the most widely used jet target drone in the world, with more than 4,500 systems built by Ryan. Remotely controlled, Firebees are used as realistic "flying bull's-eyes" that simulate enemy jet aircraft to challenge the missile-firing skills of jet pilots and ground crews. This photo shows four subsonic Firebees ready for launch from a Lockheed DC-130.

Credits - U.S. Air Force photo