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A Finnish air force F/A-18 Hornet is refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. BALTOPS brings together a robust professional constellation of allies and partners to conduct operations that safeguard security, prosperity and the free and open international order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A Finnish air force F/A-18 Hornet is refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. BALTOPS brings together a robust professional constellation of allies and partners to conduct operations that safeguard security, prosperity and the free and open international order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A Polish air force F-16V Viper approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to be refueled during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. Improvement through practice enables our team of nations to be more lethal and better poised to defend our mutual interests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Capt. Meagan Bowman, 351st Air Refueling Squadron pilot, inspects a KC-135 Stratotanker prior to a flight supporting Exercise Baltic Operations, at RAF Mildenhall, England, June 9, 2020. BALTOPS is a planned, annual exercise, and our participation in BALTOPS’ 49th iteration demonstrates our continued commitment to the security of the Baltic region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A Polish air force F-16V Viper approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to be refueled during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. The Baltics is a critical artery of commerce, with 15% of the world’s seaborne/maritime cargo traffic transiting through the region each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to be refueled during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. BALTOPS brings together a robust professional constellation of allies and partners to conduct operations that safeguard security, prosperity and the free and open international order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A Polish air force F-16V Viper approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to be refueled during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. NATO is vital to Euro-Atlantic security. NATO Allies take every opportunity to train together to refine tactics, techniques and procedures, enhancing our ability to seamlessly operate together. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon is refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. The Baltics is a critical artery of commerce, with 15% of the world’s seaborne/maritime cargo traffic transiting through the region each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A Polish air force F-16V Viper approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to be refueled during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. Improvement through practice enables our team of nations to be more lethal and better poised to defend our mutual interests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A Polish air force F-16V Viper approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to be refueled during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. To maintain superiority in a dynamic security environment, BALTOPS demonstrates our focus on lethality, resiliency, and readiness at the high-end of warfighting across all spectrums of conflict. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech.Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

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A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, refueled a Finnish air force F/A-18 Hornet, a Polish air force F-16V Viper and a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. To maintain superiority in a dynamic security environment, BALTOPS demonstrates our focus on lethality, resiliency, and readiness at the high-end of warfighting across all spectrums of conflict.