USAF lakukan Elephant Walk di Yokota Air Force Base

AIRSPACE REVIEW (airspace-review.com) – Angkatan Udara Amerika Serikat (USAF) melaksanakan aksi ‘elephant walk’ melibatkan 17 pesawat di Yokota Air Force Base, Jepang. Kegiatan dilaksanakan dalam latihan bertajuk ‘Samurai Surge’ pada 21 Mei 2020.

Ketujuh belas pesawat yang dikerahkan untuk elephant walk adalah 9 C-130J Super Hercules, 2 CV-22 Osprey, 3 C-12 Huron, dan 3 helikopter UH-1N Iroquois.

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Staff Sgt. Juan Torres/USAF Aircraft from the 36th Airlift Squadron, 459th Airlift Squadron and 21st Special Operations Squadron taxi their way across the Yokota Air Base, Japan, flightline during the elephant walk portion of the Samurai Surge training exercise, May 21, 2020. The exercise was conducted in order to demonstrate the Wing’s ability to rapidly provide humanitarian aid and disaster relief across Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

Pesawat-pesawat ini berasal dari 36th Air Transport Squadron, 459th Air Transport Squadron, dan 21st USAF Special Operations Squadron.

Untuk CV-22 berasal dari 353rd Special Operation Group yang disertakan ke Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).

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