A Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) F-15J/DJ Eagle lifts off from the Eielson Air Force Base Alaska, flightline Aug. 10, 2015, as part of the first simulated combat sortie of RED FLAG-Alaska, 15-3. The JASDF is participating in this Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercise for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support, and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kyle Johnson/Released)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Kyle Johnson |  VIRIN: 150810-F-LQ965-243.JPG