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COPE North 19 Alliance demonstrates combat airpower

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participating in COPE North 2019 engage in an airpower demonstration formation off the coast of Guam, March 6, 2019.

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participating in COPE North 2019 engage in an airpower demonstration formation off the coast of Guam, March 6, 2019. CN19 is a long-standing exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations amongst partner nations and includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines, and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian air force and Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force) members during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Adam Engelhart)

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participate in a COPE North 2019 airpower demonstration formation off the coast of Guam, March 6, 2019.

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participate in a COPE North 2019 airpower demonstration formation off the coast of Guam, March 6, 2019. CN19 is a long-standing exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations amongst partner nations and includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines, and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian air force and Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force) members during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Adam Engelhart)

Aircraft from the United States and Japan participate in a COPE North 2019 airpower demonstration formation over the Pacific Ocean, March 6, 2019.

Aircraft from the United States and Japan participate in a COPE North 2019 airpower demonstration formation over the Pacific Ocean, March 6, 2019. CN19 is a long-standing exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations amongst partner nations and includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines, and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian Air Force and Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force) members during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Adam Engelhart)

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participate in a COPE North 2019 airpower demonstration formation over the Pacific Ocean, March 6, 2019.

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participate in a COPE North 2019 airpower demonstration formation over the Pacific Ocean, March 6, 2019. CN19 is a long-standing exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations amongst partner nations and includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines, and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian Air Force and Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force) members during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Adam Engelhart)

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participate in an airpower demonstration formation during Cope North 2019 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 6, 2019.

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participate in an airpower demonstration formation during Cope North 2019 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 6, 2019. CN19 is a long-standing exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations amongst partner nations and includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines, and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian Air Force and Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force) members during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Adam Engelhart)

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participating in COPE North 2019, engage in an airpower demonstration formation over Guam, March 6, 2019.

Aircraft from the United States, Australia and Japan participating in COPE North 2019, engage in an airpower demonstration formation over Guam, March 6, 2019. CN19 is a long-standing exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations amongst partner nations and includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief airlift operations as well as large-force employment. Approximately 2,000 U.S. Airmen, Marines, and Sailors participated alongside approximately 800 Royal Australian air force and Koku-Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force) members during the exercise. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Adam Engelhart)

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