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U.S. Army UH-60 ‘Blackhawk’ from the U.S. Army Aviation


U.S. Army UH-60 ‘Blackhawk’ from the U.S. Army Aviation



U.S. Army UH-60 ‘Blackhawk’ from the U.S. Army Aviation Battalion, Japan, prepares to land on the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces AS-403 ‘JS Chiahaya’ in the waters off of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 9, 2019. The deck landing increases the proficiency between USAABJ and JMSDF by preparing both services with capabilities during humanitarian assistance and disaster relief events. This is the first time the 'JS Chiahaya' has participated in the type of training. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob Kohrs, 20th PAD)





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