The Reapers return: NATO Icelandic Air Surveillance complete
An F-15C Eagle assigned to the 493rd Fighter Squadron taxies down the flightline at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 23, 2018. Throughout the NATO Icelandic Air Surveillance mission the squadron, designated as the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron during its deployment, maintained a constant, vigilant alert status, poised to launch jets at a moment’s notice to intercept any unidentified aircraft encroaching on the protected airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III |  VIRIN: 180823-F-DY859-0211.JPG