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Grand Bay paints parachutes for perception

Photo of a range operator securing a drogue parachute.

David Klimer, 23d Operations Support Squadron range operator, secures a drogue parachute Feb. 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The 23d OSS range personnel paint F-4 Phantom II drogue parachutes so they can be used as targets to hone aircrew gunnery and strafing skill at Grand Bay Bombing Range. The targets are painted with two coats of black and white paint to maximize their sustainability and ensure maximum visibility for pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)

Photo of a range operator preparing to paint a drogue parachute.

David Klimer, 23d Operations Support Squadron range operator, prepares to paint a drogue parachute Feb. 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The 23d OSS range personnel paint F-4 Phantom II drogue parachutes so they can be used as targets to hone aircrew gunnery and strafing skill at Grand Bay Bombing Range. The targets are painted with two coats of black and white paint to maximize their sustainability and ensure maximum visibility for pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)

Photo of a range operator painting a drogue parachute.

David Klimer, 23d Operations Support Squadron range operator, paints a drogue parachute Feb. 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The 23d OSS range personnel paint F-4 Phantom II drogue parachutes so they can be used as targets to hone aircrew gunnery and strafing skill at Grand Bay Bombing Range. The targets are painted with two coats of black and white paint to maximize their sustainability and ensure maximum visibility for pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)

Photo of a range operator hoisting a drogue parachute.

David Klimer, 23d Operations Support Squadron range operator, hoists a drogue parachute Feb. 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The 23d OSS range personnel paint F-4 Phantom II drogue parachutes so they can be used as targets to hone aircrew gunnery and strafing skill at Grand Bay Bombing Range. The targets are painted with two coats of black and white paint to maximize their sustainability and ensure maximum visibility for pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)

Photo a range site manager, secures a drogue parachute to a pole.

Dean Fligg, 23d Operations Support Squadron range site manager, secures a drogue parachute to a pole Feb. 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The 23d OSS range personnel paint F-4 Phantom II drogue parachutes so they can be used as targets to hone aircrew gunnery and strafing skill at Grand Bay Bombing Range. The targets are painted with two coats of black and white paint to maximize their sustainability and ensure maximum visibility for pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)

Photo of a range operator moving a drogue parachute.

David Klimer, 23d Operations Support Squadron range operator, moves a drogue parachute Feb. 10, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The 23d OSS range personnel paint F-4 Phantom II drogue parachutes so they can be used as targets to hone aircrew gunnery and strafing skill at Grand Bay Bombing Range. The targets are painted with two coats of black and white paint to maximize their sustainability and ensure maximum visibility for pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Azaria E. Foster)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --