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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Raymond Whitton, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, removes a fuel filter from an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Raymond Whitton, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, removes a fuel filter from an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020. Regular maintenance by skilled professionals, such as the replacement of a fuel filter, ensures aircraft stay in good working condition so they are ready to execute the mission at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Trey Trimble, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects a used fuel filter following removal from an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Trey Trimble, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects a used fuel filter following removal from an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020. Regular maintenance by skilled professionals, such as the replacement of a fuel filter, ensures aircraft stay in good working condition so they are ready to execute the mission at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Trey Trimble, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, weighs an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle following refueling at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Trey Trimble, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, weighs an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle following refueling at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020. Due to their lack of fuel gauge, RQ-4s must be weighed after refueling to determine fuel level. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Krystal Adamson, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, reviews technical orders during routine maintenance on an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Krystal Adamson, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, reviews technical orders during routine maintenance on an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020. Technical orders detail maintenance procedures step-by-step, and help maintenance professionals ensure they perform tasks correctly every time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Richard Menendez, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, replaces a fuel filter on an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Richard Menendez, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, replaces a fuel filter on an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3, 2020. The RQ-4 has a fuel capacity of more than 17,000 pounds and is capable of sorties lasting longer than 34 hours. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Zade Vadnais)

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