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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher Michael, an aircraft propulsion system apprentice with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, puts on a fire shroud prior to an engine being installed on a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Aircraft propulsion system technicians dedicate hours to ensure all parts of the engine are working at optimal condition.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher Michael, an aircraft propulsion system apprentice with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, puts on a fire shroud prior to an engine being installed on a B-2 Spirit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Aircraft propulsion system technicians dedicate hours to ensure all parts of the engine are working at optimal condition. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

A B-2 Spirit engine is inspected before being installed at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Each B-2 engine has a thrust of 17,300 pounds, which allows the aircraft to reach high subsonic speed to be anywhere on the globe within a short amount of time.

A B-2 Spirit engine is inspected before being installed at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Each B-2 engine has a thrust of 17,300 pounds, which allows the aircraft to reach high subsonic speed to be anywhere on the globe within a short amount of time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

Aircraft propulsion system specialist with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspect the interior of a B-2 Spirit engine at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. The inspection was performed to determine the serviceability of the engine before it was installed into a B-2.

Aircraft propulsion system specialist with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron inspect the interior of a B-2 Spirit engine at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. The inspection was performed to determine the serviceability of the engine before it was installed into a B-2. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Charles Rutledge, an aircraft propulsion system journeyman with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, examines components of a B-2 Spirit engine at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. On average, it takes about four hours to complete an engine inspection that consists of 300 items.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Charles Rutledge, an aircraft propulsion system journeyman with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, examines components of a B-2 Spirit engine at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. On average, it takes about four hours to complete an engine inspection that consists of 300 items. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Charles Rutledge, an aircraft propulsion system journeyman 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, examines the interior of a B-2 Spirit engine at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Rutledge used a borescope, which helps view areas that would otherwise not be visible.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Charles Rutledge, an aircraft propulsion system journeyman 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, examines the interior of a B-2 Spirit engine at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Rutledge used a borescope, which helps view areas that would otherwise not be visible. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

Aircraft electrical and environmental system technicians with the 509th and 131st Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons set up a cabin pressure tester cart at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Cabin pressurization creates a safe and comfortable environment for the pilots when they fly missions at altitudes as high as 50,000 feet.

Aircraft electrical and environmental system technicians with the 509th and 131st Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons set up a cabin pressure tester cart at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Cabin pressurization creates a safe and comfortable environment for the pilots when they fly missions at altitudes as high as 50,000 feet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Garrow, left, an aircraft electrical and environmental system craftsman with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS), and Staff Sgt. James Torrance, an aircraft electrical and environmental system craftsman with the 131st AMXS, monitor the cabin pressure during an annual test at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. These specialists are responsible for all the wiring and environmental control units on the aircraft.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Garrow, left, an aircraft electrical and environmental system craftsman with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS), and Staff Sgt. James Torrance, an aircraft electrical and environmental system craftsman with the 131st AMXS, monitor the cabin pressure during an annual test at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. These specialists are responsible for all the wiring and environmental control units on the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- Members of the 509th and 131st Aircraft Maintenance Squadrons perform routine inspections on the B-2 Spirit to ensure all the parts are working at optimal condition at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., July 27, 2017. Aircraft electrical and environmental system specialists are responsible for all the wiring and environmental control units on the aircraft, while aircraft propulsion system specialists ensure all 300 items of the engines are working properly. Each engine has a thrust of 17,300 pounds, which allows the aircraft to reach high subsonic speed and travel to anywhere on the globe.