Liquid Oxygen Tank Purge

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yosselin Perla
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yosselin Perla

Liquid Oxygen Tank Purge

by Airman 1st Class Yosselin Perla
18th Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nathaniel Hayashida, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental apprentice, holds a forward-looking infrared camera while performing a liquid oxygen tank purge at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 28, 2021. Purging liquid oxygen tanks with hot air ensures any residual liquid oxygen is completely removed prior to the tanks being refilled.




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