The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has conducted a massive elephant walk at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on April 13, the service announced.
#ICYMI A @USNavy MQ-4C Triton, @usairforce RQ-4 Global Hawk, B-52 Stratofortresses, and KC-135 Stratotankers at Andersen AFB, Guam, perform an Elephant Walk April 13, 2020. The Elephant Walk showcases their commitment to ensure regional stability throughout the Indo-Pacific. pic.twitter.com/LUDdzh6a1k
— PACAF (@PACAF) April 14, 2020
The elephant walk involved a U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk maritime helicopter, an MQ-4C Triton unmanned maritime surveillance aircraft, a U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft, B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers, and KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling aircraft.
“The Elephant Walk showcases the 36th Wing’s readiness and ability to generate combat airpower at a moment’s notice to ensure regional stability throughout the Indo-Pacific”, said a Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) statement. The USAF 36th Wing is the host wing at Andersen AFB.