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Astral Knight 2020: Enhancing regional security

Astral Knight 2020: Enhancing regional security

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon departs from the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, in support of Astral Knight 2020, on Sept. 21, 2020. Astral Knight is a joint, multinational U.S. Air Forces in Europe-led exercise involving Airmen and Soldiers from the U.S. working with service members from Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Sweden. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Astral Knight 2020: Enhancing regional security

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off from the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, in support of Astral Knight 2020, on Sept. 21, 2020. Exercises like Astral Knight allow U.S. Air Forces in Europe to assess and improve tactics and procedures in a realistic environment. U.S. Air Force units routinely deploy to various locations in Europe to train with mission partners and NATO allies in order to improve interoperability and readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

Astral Knight 2020: Enhancing regional security

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon approaches the flightline at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, in support of Astral Knight 2020, on Sept. 21, 2020. Astral Knight is an integrated air and missile defense exercise focused on conducting defense of key terrain, with training involving a combination of flight operations and computer-assisted scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua R. M. Dewberry)

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