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Shogun Showdown 2023

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  • By Airman 1st Class Sebastian Romawac
  • 18th Wing Public Affairs
Senior Airman Kevin Arredondo, 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, prepares CATM-120C missiles for loading during Shogun Showdown, a weapons load competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Feb. 3, 2023. The CATM-120C is a training unit used to simulate the AIM-120 missile. It is captively carried on the aircraft and identical to the live missile in weight, center of gravity and overall appearance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sebastian Romawac)