Images: US, Japan join in Hellfire exercise [Image 1 of 4]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Bryan Lewis
Japanese soldiers at an observation point look on as a U.S. 1-229th Attack Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade AH-64E Apache and Japanese 3rd Anti-tank Helicopter Battalion AH-64D Apache prepare to conduct a joint Hellfire missile exercise at the Yakima Training Center Sept. 10 to test their interoperability. The exercise was part of Operation Rising Thunder, hosted by 7th Infantry Division.