Aggressors F-16 prepares for a mission in Alaska into minus 9-degree temperatures

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, leaves a hangar into minus 9-degree temperatures Dec. 1, 2015, for a sortie in the Joint Pacific Alaska Training Range Complex (JPARC). The Aggressors fly rain or shine, barring extreme inclement weather, to provide unparalleled training to U.S. and partner nations in the JPARC, the world’s largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released)

"Into the chill."

Taken on Dec. 1, 2015 this cool picture shows a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft from 18th Aggressor Squadron leaving a hangar into minus 9-degree temperatures at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska for a sortie in the Joint Pacific Alaska Training Range Complex (JPARC). The JPARC is the world's largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range and in this realistic environment Aggressor pilots fly rain or shine, barring extreme ...

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