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Royal Australian Air Force hosts Exercise Pitch Black with over 100 fighter jets
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Royal Australian Air Force hosts Exercise Pitch Black with over 100 fighter jets

1/5 During a Bomber Task Force mission, two U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirits fly alongside four Royal Australian Air Force EA-18G Growlers and a RAAF E-7A Wedgetail on the eastern Australian coast on August 4. Photo by Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Bishline/U.S. Navy | License Photo Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Royal Australian Air Force is hosting Exercise Pitch Black, a large-scale training engagement with 16 other nations including the United States, Britain and France. The exercise will include more than 100 fighter jets and thousands of personnel drilling combat scenarios conducted in the day and at night in the sky above Australia's Northern Territory, using the city of Darwin as a home base, through Sept. 8. Other countries participating in Exercise Pitch Black include ...