US, Japan conduct Joint Close Air Support during Cope North 20

U.S. Navy Aircrewman First Class Jeremy Way, MH-60S Knighthawk aircrew member, fires a 50-caliber machine gun from an MH-60 assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, at a target on Farallon de Medinilla Range during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)
U.S. Navy Aircrewman First Class Jeremy Way, MH-60S Knighthawk aircrew member, fires a 50-caliber machine gun from an MH-60 assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, at a target on Farallon de Medinilla Range during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Navy Aircrewman First Class Jeremy Way, MH-60S Knighthawk aircrew member, fires a 50-caliber machine gun from an MH-60 assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, at a target on Farallon de Medinilla Range during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawks assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, flies over Farallon de Medinilla Range while conducting close air support training during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)
A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawks assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, flies over Farallon de Medinilla Range while conducting close air support training during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brian Aguigui, Joint Terminal Attack Controller, 25th Air Support Operations Squadron, hikes back to the MH-60 Knighthawk after calling in close air support at Farallon de Medinilla Range with a Japan Air Self-Defense Force TACP, during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

50-Caliber machine gun rounds are reloaded on a U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawks, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, in preparation for close air support training, during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020, Farallon de Medinilla. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Navy Aircrewman First Class Jeremy Way, MH-60S Knighthawk aircrew member, fires a 50-caliber machine gun from an MH-60 assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, at a target on Farallon de Medinilla Range during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, flies behind another MH-60 during close air support training at Farallon de Medinilla Range during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Navy Aircrewman Third Class, Matthew Stiffler, MH-60 Knighthawk aircrew member, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, fires a 50-Caliber machine gun from an MH-60S Knighthawk, at Farallon de Medinilla Range during close air support training during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North 20 is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Navy Aircrewman Third Class, Matthew Stiffler, MH-60 Knighthawk aircrew member, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, fires a 50-Caliber machine gun from an MH-60S Knighthawk, at Farallon de Medinilla Range during close air support training during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Navy Aircrewman Third Class, Matthew Stiffler, MH-60 Knighthawk aircrew member, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, fires a 50-Caliber machine gun from an MH-60S Knighthawk, at Farallon de Medinilla Range during close air support training during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North 20 is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Navy Aircrewman Third Class, Matthew Stiffler, MH-60 Knighthawk aircrew member, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, flies in an MH-60S Knighthawk to Farallon de Medinilla Range during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

50-Caliber machine gun rounds are set out on a U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawks, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, in preparation for close air support training, during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020, Farallon de Medinilla. Cope North 20 is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Navy Aircrewman Third Class, Matthew Stiffler, MH-60 Knighthawk aircrew member, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, flies in an MH-60 to Farallon de Medinilla Range during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers board a U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, during Exercise Cope North 20, Feb. 17, 2020. Cope North 20 is an annual trilateral field training exercise conducted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and around the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Palau and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gracie Lee)

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