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Iron Fist 23: USAF and JGSDF conduct island seizure training

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force paratroopers assigned to the 1st Airborne Brigade descend from a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron during Field Training Exercise Iron Fist 23 over Kikaijima Island, Japan, March 3, 2023. During the exercise, the USAF and Japan Self-Defense Forces conducted simulated island seizure airborne operations as the U.S. Marine Corps performed a simultaneous amphibious assault onto the beachhead. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

PHOTO BY: Yasuo Osakabe
VIRIN: 230303-F-PM645-0868.JPG
FULL SIZE: 1.25 MB
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CAMERA

NIKON D5

LENS

200.0-500.0 mm f/5.6

APERTURE

18

SHUTTERSPEED

1/320

ISO

160

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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