Day of the Jakal

Four MC-130J Commando IIs from the 17th Special Operations Squadron at Kadena AB, Japan, execute a simultaneous overhead break on June 22, 2017, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, during a mass launch training mission. During the exercise, a total of five MC-130Js flew in formation from Kadena to the Ie Shima Range on Okinawa to practice “mass on objective training,” including airdrops, aircraft landings, and rapid infiltration and exfiltration of equipment, according to a USAF release. .)