Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers hang down from a helicopter during an annual live firing exercise at Higashi Fuji range in Gotemba, southwest of Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday
A local resident shows his support as a military helicopter drops water over a burning forest in Varibobi, a northwestern suburb of Athens, Greece on Tuesday.
A Swiss Air Force helicopter on Tuesday transports a mobile water pump during an exercise in front of the nuclear power plant near the northern Swiss town Leibstadt. The Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate tested, in co-operation with the air force and the power plant operators, the transport of technical emergency equipment by air.
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Royal Navy aircraft engineers extend the rotor blades on a Lynx helicopter as it prepares for a morning flight onboard HMS Edinburgh during the ship’s farewell tour of the UK heading for Leith. The Royal Navy’s last Type 42 Destroyer will make her very last visit to Edinburgh before she is decommissioned