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New CBRN testing system flies first airlift mission

A mobile Analytical Laboratory System is loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

A mobile Analytical Laboratory System is loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Tech Sgt. Ryan Price, 436th Aerial Port Squadron ramp services specialist, chains an Analytical Laboratory System to the floor of a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Ryan Price, 436th Aerial Port Squadron ramp services specialist, chains an Analytical Laboratory System to the floor of a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

A mobile Analytical Laboratory System is loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

A mobile Analytical Laboratory System is loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

Tech. Sgt. Justin Peters, 156th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, marshals a mobile Analytical Laboratory System onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justin Peters, 156th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, marshals a mobile Analytical Laboratory System onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. Service members from 31st Civil Support Team, Delaware National Guard, participated in the first ALS airlift mission heading to Boulder Regional Training Center located in Boulder, Colorado. The ALS consists of multiple variants of laboratories, enabling operators to test on-site for chemical, radiological, biological and nuclear threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

A member of the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transient alert marshals a North Carolina Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. The C-17 carries a maximum of 170,900, allowing it to provide rapid airlift across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

A member of the 436th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron transient alert marshals a North Carolina Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster III at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, May 13, 2021. The C-17 carries a maximum of 170,900, allowing it to provide rapid airlift across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Faith Schaefer)

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