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An 8-ship joint-coalition formation flies over Guam during exercise Cope North 21, near Andersen Air Force Base, Feb. 9, 2021. Cope North is an annual exercise that serves as a keystone event to enhance U.S. relations with our regional allies and partners by demonstrating our resolve to promote security and stability throughout the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan C. Bevan)

Aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Cope North is an annual multinational exercise designed to increase capabilities and improve interoperability among partner nations, and this year’s exercise focuses on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) operations, large force employment and combat air forces training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Cope North is an annual multinational exercise designed to increase capabilities and improve interoperability among partner nations, and this year’s exercise focuses on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) operations, large force employment and combat air forces training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Cope North is an annual multinational exercise designed to increase capabilities and improve interoperability among partner nations, and this year’s exercise focuses on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) operations, large force employment and combat air forces training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Cope North is an annual multinational exercise designed to increase capabilities and improve interoperability among partner nations, and this year’s exercise focuses on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) operations, large force employment and combat air forces training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai, and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai, and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Approximately 2,200 personnel and 97 aircraft were brought together for Cope North 21 with the mission to improve combat readiness, increase interoperability between U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai. (U.S. Air Force by Senior Airman Aubree Owens)

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai, and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai, and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Approximately 2,200 personnel and 97 aircraft were brought together for Cope North 21 with the mission to improve combat readiness, increase interoperability between U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Aubree Owens)

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Approximately 2,200 personnel and 97 aircraft were brought together for CN21 with the mission to improve combat readiness, increase interoperbility between U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021.

U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during exercise Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Approximately 2,200 personnel and 97 aircraft were brought together for CN21 with the mission to improve combat readiness, increase interoperbility between U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Helena Owens)

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- An 8-ship joint-coalition formation flies over Guam during exercise Cope North 21, near Andersen Air Force Base, Feb. 9, 2021. Cope North is an annual exercise that serves as a keystone event to enhance U.S. relations with our regional allies and partners by demonstrating our resolve to promote security and stability throughout the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan C. Bevan)