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The United States military is displaying a wide range of military aircraft at the ongoing airshow, as has been the tradition in all previous editions of Seoul ADEX. US Air Force (USAF) F-16 Fighting Falcon, A-10 Thunderbolt II, C-17 Globemaster III, KC-135 Stratotankers, and E-3B Sentry aircraft are part of the static displays and aerial demonstrations.

The US Navy is displaying a P-8A Poseidon, EA-18G Growler and MH-60 Seahawk; while the US Army brings a CH-47F Chinook and MQ-1 Predator; and the US Marine Corps is displaying an MV-22 Osprey.

“The alliance between the United States and Republic of Korea has secured peace and helped promote democracy for more than six decades,” said Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach, 7th Air Force commander.

“We have a partnership unlike any other, and showcasing America’s airpower at this year’s Seoul ADEX is a tribute to our continued pledge to promote peace, stability and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula.”

Also making an appearance at the show is the USAF Academy Wings of Blue jump team, who will perform a “blended jump” with their Republic of Korea Air Force counterparts. The US contingent comprises of 180 service members.

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