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A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle tactical fighter jet assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1. The F-15s are deplyed to Eielson for RF-A, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle tactical fighter jet assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1. The F-15s are deplyed to Eielson for RF-A, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

Local and foreign media members take photos of a U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle tactical fighter jet assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, as it takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, during a RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1 media day. RF-A is a two-week long exercise that takes place within the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which at 67,000 square miles is the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

Local and foreign media members take photos of a U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle tactical fighter jet assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, as it takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, during a RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1 media day. RF-A is a two-week long exercise that takes place within the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which at 67,000 square miles is the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

An Indian air force Su-30MKI fighter aircraft assigned to the 15 Squadron, Sirsa Air Base, India, takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1. RF-A allows participating units to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures as well as improve interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

An Indian air force Su-30MKI fighter aircraft assigned to the 15 Squadron, Sirsa Air Base, India, takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1. RF-A allows participating units to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures as well as improve interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, takes off from the base during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1. Aggressor pilots are trained to act as opposing forces in exercises like RF-A to better prepare U.S. and allied forces for aerial combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, takes off from the base during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1. Aggressor pilots are trained to act as opposing forces in exercises like RF-A to better prepare U.S. and allied forces for aerial combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle tactical fighter jet assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, May 4, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-1. The F-15s are deplyed to Eielson for RF-A, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua Turner/Released)