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North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK

AMALGAM HAWK May 2021

A CF-18 Hornet receives fuel from a KC-135 during North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Developed in coordination with NAV Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, and civilian air traffic control in the Montreal area, RCAF CF-18 Hornet and USAF F-15 Eagle fighter jets along with KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling aircraft practiced cross-border response procedures in high-density airspace to maintain NORAD’s capability to identify and coordinate rapid responses to airborne threats to North America. [Photo credit: Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair]

AMALGAM HAWK May 2021

Tech. Sgt. Luke Edwards, 101st Air Refueling Wing Boom Operator completes mission paperwork during North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Developed in coordination with NAV Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, and civilian air traffic control in the Montreal area, RCAF CF-18 Hornet and USAF F-15 Eagle fighter jets along with KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling aircraft practiced cross-border response procedures in high-density airspace to maintain NORAD’s capability to identify and coordinate rapid responses to airborne threats to North America. [Photo credit: Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair]

AMALGAM HAWK May 2021

A CF-18 Hornet begins flies in formation along side a KC-135 during North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Developed in coordination with NAV Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, and civilian air traffic control in the Montreal area, RCAF CF-18 Hornet and USAF F-15 Eagle fighter jets along with KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling aircraft practiced cross-border response procedures in high-density airspace to maintain NORAD’s capability to identify and coordinate rapid responses to airborne threats to North America. [Photo credit: Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair]

AMALGAM HAWK May 2021

A CF-18 Hornet begins receiving a second fuel load from a KC-135 during North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Developed in coordination with NAV Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, and civilian air traffic control in the Montreal area, RCAF CF-18 Hornet and USAF F-15 Eagle fighter jets along with KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling aircraft practiced cross-border response procedures in high-density airspace to maintain NORAD’s capability to identify and coordinate rapid responses to airborne threats to North America. [Photo credit: Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair]

AMALGAM HAWK May 2021

Technical Sgt. Luke Edwards retracts boom and drogue assembly after conducting a mid-air refueling during North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Developed in coordination with NAV Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, and civilian air traffic control in the Montreal area, RCAF CF-18 Hornet and USAF F-15 Eagle fighter jets along with KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling aircraft practiced cross-border response procedures in high-density airspace to maintain NORAD’s capability to identify and coordinate rapid responses to airborne threats to North America. [Photo credit: Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair]

AMALGAM HAWK May 2021

Tech. Sgt. Luke Edwards conducts mid-air refueling during North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Developed in coordination with NAV Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, and civilian air traffic control in the Montreal area, RCAF CF-18 Hornet and USAF F-15 Eagle fighter jets along with KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling aircraft practiced cross-border response procedures in high-density airspace to maintain NORAD’s capability to identify and coordinate rapid responses to airborne threats to North America. [Photo credit: Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair]

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- A CF-18 Hornet receives fuel from a KC-135 during North American Air Defense Command Exercise AMALGAM HAWK conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Developed in coordination with NAV Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the Canadian Air Defence Sector at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, and civilian air traffic control in the Montreal area, RCAF CF-18 Hornet and USAF F-15 Eagle fighter jets along with KC-135 Stratotanker air-to-air refueling aircraft practiced cross-border response procedures in high-density airspace to maintain NORAD’s capability to identify and coordinate rapid responses to airborne threats to North America. [Photo credit: Master Sgt. Andrew Sinclair]