HomeNewsPhotos

Photos

Eglin team Tests new handgun system
Master Sgt. Samuel Pruett, Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center force protection program manager, based at Eglin AFB, Fla., secures weapons on a test dummy prior to a test of the modular handgun system at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Dec. 6. The test address the new modular handgun system’ capability to resist damage during ejection and still function as designed after sustaining ejection forces. This is the first time any service has conducted this type of demonstration to ensure a side arm is safe for aircrew to carry in ejection seat aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth)

Download Image: Full Size (0.92 MB)
Photo by: Wesley Farnsworth |  VIRIN: 171206-F-AV193-1025.JPG