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North American Aerospace Defense Command CF-18 Hornets and F-16s Fighting Falcons fly in formation with an E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system in support of Operation Noble Defender over Alaska, Aug. 24, 2023. The air component of the operation, called Operation Polar Arrow, demonstrated the ability to deploy assets in concert with special operations elements and maintain air sovereignty over North America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ricardo Sandoval)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Ricardo Sandoval |  VIRIN: 230824-F-KE770-1202.JPG