A C-130 night training mission uses live flares as an aerial infrared countermeasure used to defeat infrared homing (heat seeking) surface-to-air or air-to-air missiles Sept. 25, 2012 around Niagara Falls, New York.

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A C-130 night training mission uses live flares as an aerial infrared countermeasure used to defeat infrared homing (heat seeking) surface-to-air or air-to-air missiles Sept. 25, 2012 around Niagara Falls, New York.
Location: Niagara Falls, NY, USA