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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

MCAS Iwakuni is a mission-ready air station, capable of providing continuous base-operating support for tenant organizations and follow-on U.S. and allied forces during training, combat or contingency (HA/DR) operations throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region.
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Aug 29, 2017
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan - Service members with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) 2nd Air Defense Missile Group, set up the Antenna Mast Group and AN/MPQ-65 radar set during Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) deployment training at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 29, 2017. PAC-3 protects ground forces and critical assets at all echelons from advanced aircraft to cruise missiles and tactical-ballistic missiles. The training enhances defense cooperation between the U.S. and Japan, enabling tactical units to improve interoperability while strengthening long-standing military partnerships. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Henson)


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