A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 36th Fighter Squadron at
Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, takes off from Kunsan AB, Republic of
Korea, May 11 for a training mission during exercise Max Thunder 09-01.
The second annual Max Thunder exercise is a 7th Air Force-designed,
bi-lateral training opportunity that aims to test aircrews'
war-fighting skills in realistic combat situations that combine both
Republic of Korea Air Force and U.S. Air Force flying and maintenance
personnel. U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Gustavo