Cope Taufan 16 provides an excellent opportunity to improve combined readiness and interoperability between the U.S. and Malaysia. This large force employment exercise will include operations in air superiority, airborne command and control, close air support, interdiction, air refueling and tactical airlift and air drop.
Exercise Pacific Thunder is a PACOM sponsored US Forces Korea supported bilateral combat search and rescue exercise between the US Air Force, Marines and South Korean air force to practice air combat and CSAR by focusing on enhancing interoperability and combat readiness of the military alliance across the Korean Peninsula.
Southern Accord 2016 is an annual and combined military exercise that brings together U.S. military personnel with African partner nations to improve readiness, gain access, promote interoperability, build capacity and strengthen partner relationships.
Naval forces from several nations are scheduled to participate
in mid-summer in the annual Black Sea exercise Sea Breeze. The routine,
annual training exercise, co-hosted by the U.S. and Ukrainian Navies, aims
to improve interoperability while promoting regional security.
The Air Force Birthday is a celebration of the proud history and heritage of American Airmen, the service's longstanding culture of innovation, and the unique global aspects of Airpower and the Air Force's enduring contribution to national security. The 2016 Birthday theme is "American Airmen Bringing AIRPOWER to the Joint Fight", focusing on Airmen leading and supporting joint operations...
2JA 2016 Mine Countermeasures Exercise (2JA-16 MCMEX) is an annual bilateral
mine countermeasures exercise held between the U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime
Self Defense Force to strengthen interoperability and increase proficiencies
in mine countermeasure operations.
The U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate (ABNSOTD) conducts deliberate water airborne operations on Jordan Lake in Chatham County, N.C., July 13, 2016. ABNSOTD plans and executes the testing of airborne and airdrop equipment that ensure the safety and effectiveness of operational paratroopers, and ensure that the equipment is effective in all situations including water...
The U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (JFKSWCS) conducts airborne operations at Saint Mere Eglise Drop Zone on Fort Bragg, N.C., July 11, 2016. JFKSWCS trains and educates U.S. Army Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations and Special Forces Soldiers on a wide range of special Operations capabilities to include airborne operations.