F-16 fighter jet pilot posts selfie while launching missile

An F-16 fighter jet pilot has posted a selfie while launching missile, unleashing the weapon during a training exercise.

An F-16 fighter jet pilot . Credit: Royal Danish Air Force

The dramatic photo also shows the pilot wearing a high tech, Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS), that allows a pilot to cue and target weapons against enemy aircraft by pointing their head at an enemy.

The air-to-air missile, fired by the Royal Danish Air Force, was an AIM-9L/M.