Images: Exercise Cope North [Image 22 of 22]
Photo by Senior Airman Asha Kin
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots of the 18th Aggressor Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, ride a crew bus out to their aircraft before a mission in support of Exercise Cope North 2012, Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 16, 2012. The U.S. Air Force, the Japanese Air Self Defense and the Royal Australian Air Force began Exercise Cope North 2012 here, Feb. 11. The exercise, which will run through Feb. 24, is the latest in a series of multinational exercises designed to enhance each country's air operations.