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Allies, Modernization at Heart of U.S.-Japan Efforts in Indo-Pacific

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Soldiers assigned to the 1st Airborne Brigade descend from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron over JGSDF Narashino Training Area, Japan, April 19, 2022, during a bilateral airborne jump. Ninety-nine JGSDF paratroopers assigned to the 1st Airborne Brigade conducted airborne jump from Two Air Force C-130J Super Hercules. The goal of this event is to improve interoperability between the USAF and JGSDF by defense and information exchanges to deepen mutual understanding of each unit, and to further cement the U.S. and Japanese alliance.

VIRIN: 220419-F-PM645-005.JPG
Photo by: Yasuo Osakabe
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