Eagles surge at RAF Lakenheath

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron flies over Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 23, 2018. An array of avionics and electronics systems gives the F-15E the capability to fight at low altitude, day or night, and in all weather. ( U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron takes off at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, during Exercise POINTBLANK May 24, 2018. The objective for this iteration is to prepare Coalition warfighters, consisting of 10 F-15E Strike Eagles, 10 F-15C Eagles from the Liberty Wing and four RAF Eurofighter Typhoons for a highly contested fight against near-peer adversaries by providing a multi-dimensional battle-space to conduct advanced training in support of U.S. and U.K. national interests. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron flies over Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 23, 2018. The 492nd FS trains regularly to ensure RAF Lakenheath brings unique air combat capabilities to the fight. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron lands at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 23, 2018. The F-15’s superior maneuverability and acceleration are achieved through its high engine thrust-to-weight ratio and low-wing loading. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield)

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