F-106s, Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, 1981

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Three F-106s take off from the runway past a radar unit at Loring Air Force Base in Limestone in 1981. The base was about to change from a foreward nuclear counterattack station to a conventional warfare center with B-52s that could carry conventional bombs instead of nuclear warheads.

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  • Title: F-106s, Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, 1981
  • Creator: UPI
  • Creation Date: 1981-07-22
  • Subject Date: 1981-07-22
  • Location: Limestone, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 5/1
  • Collection: United Press International collection
  • Object Type: Image

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