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Nevada Air Guard C-130 Exercises This Week

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You may have noticed more C-130's flying out and about this week. The 152nd Airlift Wing is conducting exercises through Friday.

Last Saturday, they conducted a mountain flag exercise.

It was the first time since 2008 that the 152nd launched six of its eight aircraft at once.

This week's exercises involve multiple launches of C-130 Hercules aircraft.

The Department of Defense says northern Nevada is quickly becoming a sought-after training site for C-130 pilots due to our mountains and altitude. They are similar to Afghanistan and other parts of southeast Asia.

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