Photos: Avionics ensure ‘Draggins, Fiends’ wired, ready

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, checks the functionality of a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. This ECM pod protects aircraft against radio frequency threats by selectively directing high-power jamming against multiple emitters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, checks the functionality of a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. This ECM pod protects aircraft against radio frequency threats by selectively directing high-power jamming against multiple emitters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, checks the functionality of a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. Buck and other electronic warfare technicians are charged with ensuring Osan’s entire inventory of ECM pods are in good working order. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, checks the functionality of a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. Buck and other electronic warfare technicians are charged with ensuring Osan’s entire inventory of ECM pods are in good working order. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Timothy Pack, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, troubleshoots a problem with an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. The AN/ALQ-184 provides instantaneous radio frequency signal processing that is wide open in angle and frequency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Timothy Pack, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, troubleshoots a problem with an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. The AN/ALQ-184 provides instantaneous radio frequency signal processing that is wide open in angle and frequency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, inspects a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. Electronic warfare techs guarantee the safety of Osan’s aircraft fleet by providing total structural and electronic maintenance and repairs to the AN/ALQ-184 ECM pod. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, inspects a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. Electronic warfare techs guarantee the safety of Osan’s aircraft fleet by providing total structural and electronic maintenance and repairs to the AN/ALQ-184 ECM pod. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

The top of an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod awaits maintenance at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. The AN/ALQ-184 is equipped with forward and aft antennae, which manipulates radio frequency signals received and sends back false information, making it difficult for enemy aircraft to lock a signal on 36th and 25th Fighter Squadron aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

The top of an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod awaits maintenance at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. The AN/ALQ-184 is equipped with forward and aft antennae, which manipulates radio frequency signals received and sends back false information, making it difficult for enemy aircraft to lock a signal on 36th and 25th Fighter Squadron aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, reads through a technical order on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. This ECM pod protects aircraft against radio frequency threats by selectively directing high-power jamming against multiple emitters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Jonathon Buck, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, reads through a technical order on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. This ECM pod protects aircraft against radio frequency threats by selectively directing high-power jamming against multiple emitters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Timothy Pack, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, inspects a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. Electronic warfare techs guarantee the safety of Osan’s aircraft fleet by providing total structural and electronic maintenance and repairs to the AN/ALQ-184 ECM pod. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)

Senior Airman Timothy Pack, 51st Maintenance Squadron electronic warfare technician, inspects a component on an AN/ALQ-184 electronic countermeasure pod at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Feb. 28, 2014. Electronic warfare techs guarantee the safety of Osan’s aircraft fleet by providing total structural and electronic maintenance and repairs to the AN/ALQ-184 ECM pod. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika)