Rising Sun at Red Flag

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Kenichira Watanabe, missile operator, Japanese Air Self Defense Force, aims a Type 91 Sam-2 Surface to Air missile launcher at enemy aircraft on the Pacific Alaskan Range Complex on July 24 during Red Flag-Alaska 07-3. With 67,000 square miles of rugged terrain, Japanese Forces are able to train tracking low flying aircrafts against a mountain back drop; this type of training is unavailable to them at their home station. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Jonathan Snyder
VIRIN: 070724-F-4127S-121.JPG
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