Red Flag Strike Eagle

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle all-weather, highly maneuverable, dual-role fighter assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, gains speed as it lifts off from the Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, runway June 6, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-2. RF-A missions are conducted over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, more than 67,000 square miles of airspace that includes one conventional bombing range and two tactical bombing ranges containing 510 different types of targets and 45 threat simulators, providing units like the Liberty Wing a realistic training environment in the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik/Released)

An F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, gains speed as it takes off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 6, 2016, during Red Flag-Alaska 16-2. Red Flag-Alaska missions are conducted over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, more than 67,000 square miles of airspace that includes one conventional bombing range and two tactical bombing ranges containing 510 different types of targets and 45 threat simulators. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)