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U.S.-Japan conducts historic airborne operation

C-130J Super Hercules taxi across the flightline following an equipment airdrop as part of exercise Airborne 21, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 11, 2021. During the exercise, approximately 500 Japan Ground Self Defense Force paratroopers performed a static-line jump from 12 U.S. Air Force C-130’s, making it the largest personnel drop in history between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gabrielle Spalding)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Gabrielle Spalding
VIRIN: 210311-F-PS661-1089.JPG
FULL SIZE: 0.88 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON D810

LENS

70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/250

ISO

160

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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