Air Forces of Colombia, Brazil, Peru, US Undertake Joint Exercise Ángel de los Andes II Diálogo
Oct 5, 2018
Colombian Air Force rescue troops jump from one of their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters for a recovery exercise in water during Ángel de los Andes II, September 11, 2018. (Photo: U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant Angela Ruiz)
Colombian Air Force-sponsored multinational exercise Ángel de los Andes II brought together more than 400 military, rescue, and medical personnel, as well as 21 aircraft, from the air forces of 12 nations to the highlands of Colombia, September 3-14, 2018. The exercise, in its second edition, seeks to strengthen interoperability among participants to save lives in humanitarian and natural disaster rescue missions and search and rescue in combat operations through mock situations.