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  • 649th Munitions Squadron not slowing down during COVID-19 crisis

    In response to COVID-19, the 649th Munitions Squadron at Hill Air Force Base has adopted new procedures and precautions to balance the safety and health of its Airmen while supporting worldwide warfighter requirements. As part of the Air Force Sustainment Center, the 649th MUNS supports AMMO resupply requirements for the Air Force, DOD and allied partner warfighters.
  • Munitions squadron improves efficiency with new workstations

    Efficiency and safety improved in the 649th Munitions Squadron’s inspection bays with the installation of new electrostatic discharge workstations.
  • ‘AMMO’ Airmen run with Gold Star mother to honor veterans

    Munitions Airmen assigned to the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings and the 649th Munitions Squadron joined Gold Star Mother Cathy Powers during a 5K run June 21 to honor her son Senior Airman Bryce Powers and other veterans.
  • 649th Munitions participate in Hill's readiness exercise

    Airmen assigned to the 649th Munitions Squadron transfer BLU-109 Penetrator bombs into an earth-covered storage magazine at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, during a readiness inspection Jan. 30, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Cynthia Griggs
  • 388th FW drops GBU-49 in combat training

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 388th Fighter Wing’s 34th Fighter Squadron recently returned from a weapons evaluation exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, where they employed the GBU-49 for the first time in F-35A combat training. The GBU-49 is a laser and GPS guided bomb that can be used in a variety of conditions against many types of
  • Fighter wings successfully field test F-35A ammunition loader

    The 388th Fighter Wing, the Air Force’s first F-35 operational wing, recently received five F-35A bulk ammunition loaders for field use. Airmen extensively tested one of the loaders June 6-9 during an engineering validation and verification evaluation here. The mobile loader lets weapons experts safely and efficiently load 25mm ammunition into the F-35A while simultaneously unloading spent shells.
  • Munitions Airmen: Key players during combat exercises at Hill AFB

    Aircraft from several bases around the Air Force are here through August 18 to drop precision-guided munitions and employ air-to-air missiles on the Utah Test and Training Range during exercises known as Combat Hammer and Combat Archer.
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