Yokota delivers at Cope North 13

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U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 36th Contingency Response Group prepare to load equipment onto a C-130H aircraft from the 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota Air Base, Japan, at Northwest Field, Guam while supporting Cope North 13, Feb. 6, 2013. The aircraft then delivered the cargo to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam after stops at the islands of Tinian and Saipan. Cope North is an annual air combat tactics, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise designed to increase  readiness and interoperability.
U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 36th Contingency Response Group prepare to load equipment onto a C-130H aircraft from the 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota Air Base, Japan, at Northwest Field, Guam while supporting Cope North 13, Feb. 6, 2013. The aircraft then delivered the cargo to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam after stops at the islands of Tinian and Saipan. Cope North is an annual air combat tactics, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise designed to increase readiness and interoperability.

Yokota delivers at Cope North 13

by: 374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs | .
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published: February 10, 2013

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE - C-130H Hercules aircrews and aircraft maintainers from the 374th Airlift Wing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, are maintaining peak readiness by participating in exercise Cope North 13 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, with Japan Air Self-Defense Forces and the Royal Australian Air Force.

The exercise is designed to enhance each countries' air operations. Additionally, the exercise includes humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training objectives for the USAF, JASDF and RAAF.

The U.S. has approximately 1,000 participants, the JASDF has approximately 450 participants, and the RAAF has approximately 300 participants.

Cope North exercise has been around since 1978 when it was first hosted at Misawa Air Base, Japan. More than 3 decades of multilateral training has ensured Team Yokota along with its allies are ready for contingency and humanitarian operations at a moment's notice.

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