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A Latvian MI-17 Helicopter lands during a large scale battle scenario in Skrunda, Latvia on June 13, 2018. The helicopter was directed in by Joint Terminal Attack Controllers to pick up simulated injured personnel. The battle was part of Saber Strike 18 and pieced together communication, tactics, and other facets of military operation into one scenario. Saber Strike aims to improve strategic partnerships, ability to operate in the dynamic security environment, and to maintain readiness of forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jimmie D. Pike)