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U.S.-India Special Forces integrate during C-130J jump

India Special Forces and U.S. Air Force paratroopers descend following a joint U.S. and India Special Forces combined free-fall jump from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The jump was one of the highlights of the tradeshow that demonstrates the U.S. commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promotes the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and displays capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane, Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs) (Released)

India Special Forces and U.S. Air Force paratroopers descend following a joint U.S. and India Special Forces combined free-fall jump from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The jump was one of the highlights of the tradeshow that demonstrates the U.S. commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promotes the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and displays capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, taxies to its parking location following a joint U.S. and India Special Forces combined free-fall jump during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The jump was one of the highlights of the tradeshow that demonstrates the U.S. commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promotes the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, taxies to its parking location following a joint U.S. and India Special Forces combined free-fall jump during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The jump was one of the highlights of the tradeshow that demonstrates the U.S. commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promotes the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

U.S. Air Force and Indian Army members receive a crew brief prior to boarding a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, for a joint free-fall jump during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 16, 2017. Jumpers from the two countries shared best practices and combined into jump teams, to the delight of the crowd. The U.S. participates in air shows and other regional events to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

U.S. Air Force and Indian Army members receive a crew brief prior to boarding a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, for a joint free-fall jump during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 16, 2017. Jumpers from the two countries shared best practices and combined into jump teams, to the delight of the crowd. The U.S. participates in air shows and other regional events to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

U.S. and India Special Forces performed a combined free-fall jump as part of Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 16, 2017. Jumpers from the two countries shared best practices and combined into three five-man jump teams, to the delight of the crowd. The U.S. participates in air shows and other regional events to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane, Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs) (Released)

U.S. and India Special Forces performed a combined free-fall jump as part of Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 16, 2017. Jumpers from the two countries shared best practices and combined into three five-man jump teams, to the delight of the crowd. The U.S. participates in air shows and other regional events to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

A U.S. Air Force C-130 Super Hercules assigned to the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, takes off during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. Aero India is India's premier aerospace exhibition and airshow, held bi-annually, through which the U.S. is able to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

A U.S. Air Force C-130 Super Hercules assigned to the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island Air National Guard, takes off during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. Aero India is India's premier aerospace exhibition and airshow, held bi-annually, through which the U.S. is able to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

U.S. Air Force and Indian Air Force drop-zone coordinators consult on safety tactics prior to a joint U.S. and India Special Forces combined free-fall jump from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The U.S. participates in air shows and other regional events to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

U.S. Air Force and Indian Air Force drop-zone coordinators consult on safety tactics prior to a joint U.S. and India Special Forces combined free-fall jump from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The U.S. participates in air shows and other regional events to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promote the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and display capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

U.S. and India Special Forces paratroopers descend from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules following a joint U.S. and India combined free-fall jump during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The jump was one of the highlights of the tradeshow that demonstrates the U.S. commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promotes the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and displays capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

U.S. and India Special Forces paratroopers descend from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules following a joint U.S. and India combined free-fall jump during Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. The jump was one of the highlights of the tradeshow that demonstrates the U.S. commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promotes the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and displays capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

AIR FORCE STATION YELAHANKA, BENGALURU, India -- Aero India is India's premier aerospace exhibition and airshow, held bi-annually.  A highlight of the tradeshow was a joint U.S. and India Special Forces combined free-fall jump from a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 143rd Airlift Wing, Rhode Island National Guard at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, India, Feb. 15, 2017. Aero India demonstrates the U.S. commitment to the security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, promotes the standardization and interoperability of equipment, and displays capabilities critical to the success of current and future military operations.