Prep and launch of BQM-167A aerial targets, a sub-scale aerial target system designed and manufactured by Composite Engineering for the U.S. Air Force. The system can be deployed to provide target drones for the test and evaluation of new air-to-air weapons systems of the USAF and the US Department of Defense. BQM-167A targets are operated and maintained by the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida. Filmed on July 13, 2016.
Film Credits: MSgt Burt Traynor