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Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the capabilities of the U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II with Maj. Sean Hall, an A-10 pilot assigned to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the capabilities of the U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II with Maj. Sean Hall, an A-10 pilot assigned to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil get an up-close look at the U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II during a tour at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil get an up-close look at the U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II during a tour at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-38 bomb with Tech. Sgt. Loraine Goody, a load standardization crew member assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The GBU-38 is the smallest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 500 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-38 bomb with Tech. Sgt. Loraine Goody, a load standardization crew member assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The GBU-38 is the smallest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 500 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Col. Paulo Vasconcellos, Brazilian Air Force liaison officer to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), discusses the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-31 bomb with graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil during a visit to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The GBU-31 is the largest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 2,000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Col. Paulo Vasconcellos, Brazilian Air Force liaison officer to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), discusses the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-31 bomb with graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil during a visit to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The GBU-31 is the largest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 2,000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-38 bomb with Master Sgt. Christopher Rasco, a load standardization team chief assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The GBU-38 is the smallest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 500 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-38 bomb with Master Sgt. Christopher Rasco, a load standardization team chief assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The GBU-38 is the smallest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 500 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

A Brazilian engineering student snaps a picture of the U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II’s GAU-8/A 30mm cannon, capable of firing 3,900 rounds per minute, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

A Brazilian engineering student snaps a picture of the U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II’s GAU-8/A 30mm cannon, capable of firing 3,900 rounds per minute, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil pose for a picture in front of a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II with Col. Paulo Vasconcellos, Brazilian Air Force liaison officer to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), during a tour of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil pose for a picture in front of a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II with Col. Paulo Vasconcellos, Brazilian Air Force liaison officer to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), during a tour of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The A-10 is a close air support aircraft that has proven invaluable to the United States and its allies in operations including Desert Storm, Southern Watch, Provide Comfort, Desert Fox, Noble Anvil, Deny Flight, Deliberate Guard, Allied Force, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Master Sgt. Christopher Rasco, a load standardization team chief assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, discusses the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-31 bomb with graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil during a visit to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The GBU-31 is the largest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 2,000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Master Sgt. Christopher Rasco, a load standardization team chief assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, discusses the Joint Direct Attack Munition GBU-31 bomb with graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil during a visit to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The GBU-31 is the largest version of the JDAM weighing in at approximately 2,000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the AIM-9 Sidewinder missile with Tech. Sgt. Loraine Goody, a load standardization crew member assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M.  The Sidewinder is a supersonic, heat-seeking, air-to-air missile carried by fighter aircraft. It has a high-explosive warhead and an infrared heat-seeking guidance system.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil discuss the AIM-9 Sidewinder missile with Tech. Sgt. Loraine Goody, a load standardization crew member assigned to the 355th Maintenance Operations Squadron, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The Sidewinder is a supersonic, heat-seeking, air-to-air missile carried by fighter aircraft. It has a high-explosive warhead and an infrared heat-seeking guidance system. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil pose for a picture at the 612th Air and Space Operations Center with Col. Paulo Vasconcellos, Brazilian Air Force liaison officer to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), during a tour of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The 612th AOC provides command and control of U.S. air and space assets 24-hours-a-day to support joint and coalition efforts in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)
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Graduate and doctoral engineering students from Brazil pose for a picture at the 612th Air and Space Operations Center with Col. Paulo Vasconcellos, Brazilian Air Force liaison officer to Headquarters Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), during a tour of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, July 24. The students were in Tucson, Ariz., visiting the nearby Raytheon Company as part of Brazil’s Science Without Borders program and requested the opportunity to visit D-M. The 612th AOC provides command and control of U.S. air and space assets 24-hours-a-day to support joint and coalition efforts in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Jonathan Simmons)

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