In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force B1-B Lancer pulls away from a KC-135

In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force B1-B Lancer pulls away from a KC-135 Stratotanker after refueling during a mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, into Japanese air space on Aug. 31, 2017. Two B1-Bs, with U.S. Marine Corps' F-35Bs, made contact with Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) aircraft over waters near Kyushu, and then were joined by Republic of Korea aircraft over the Korean Peninsula. (Senior Airman John Linzmeier/U.S. Air Force via AP)
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