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Real Thaw 2018 - Portugal hosts international air exercise

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Portugal hosted a multinational air exercise that featured 35 aircraft
and 1,500 personnel from Portugal, Denmark, France, the Netherlands,
Spain, the United States and NATO.

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Earlier this month, Portugal hosted an international air exercise that
featured 35 aircraft and 1,500 personnel from the Portuguese Air
Force, Army and Navy as well as military forces from Denmark, France,
the Netherlands, Spain, the United States and NATO (E-3A AWACS and
DA-20).
Training took place in a realistic environment and helped prepare
participating nations for international missions in operational scenarios
and to develop interoperability between participating Allies.
The exercise included air defence, convoy protection in humanitarian
missions, close air support to ground forces and special operations,
extraction of military and civilian elements, cargo and paratroopers
drops, combat search and rescue, aeromedical evacuations, civil-
military cooperation, conventional guided and high-accuracy ordnance
attacks and conventional attacks on maritime forces.
Footage includes go-pro shots from the cockpit of a Spanish F-18
performing a parallel take-off with another Spanish F-18, paratroopers
dropping from a C-130 aircraft, as well as shots of a NATO AWACS
plane.

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  1. 00 – 00.30 Various shots - military personnel from various nations working in the brief room during exercise Real Thaw 2018 in Portugal
  2. 30 - 00.44 Various shots - multinational avionics technicians team’s briefing in front of a hangar at
  3. Monte Real air base, Portugal during exercise Real Thaw 2018
  4. 44 – 01.23 Various shots - Spanish avionics technician working on a Spanish F-18 jet.
  5. 23 - 01.43 Various shots - Portuguese C-130 aircraft at Monte Real air base, Portugal
  6. 01:38- 01:43 Wide shot - Portuguese paratroopers embarking on a C-130 aircraft at Monte Real airbase, Portugal
  7. 43 – 02.02 Various shots - Medical team getting ready to participate in a drill during exercise Real
  8. Thaw 2018 in Portugal
  9. 02 – 02.07 Wide shot - Portuguese C-130 plane taking off at Monte Real air base, Portugal
  10. 07 – 02.11 Medium close-up – Portuguese pilot flying a C-130 plane
  11. 11– 02.19 various shots – cargo pallet and military personnel inside a C-130 plane during exercise
  12. Real Thaw 2018 in Portugal
  13. 19– 02.31 Cargo pallet being dropped at exercise Real Thaw 2018 in Portugal
  14. 31 – 03.00 Go-pro shots - Portuguese paratroopers jumping from a C-130 plane and falling from
  15. the sky
  16. 00- 03.14 various shots - Portuguese medical team attending a simulated patient on a C-130 plane
  17. during exercise Real Thaw 2018 in Portugal
  18. 14 – 03.26 Wide shot - Portuguese C-130 landing at Monte Real air base, Portugal
  19. 26 – 03.32 Spanish F-18 taxiing at Monte Real air base, Portugal
  20. 32 – 03.57 Go-pro footage – F-18 cockpit view of a parallel take-off performed by two Spanish F-
18 aircraft performing a parallel take-off.
  1. 57 – 04.02 Four jets flying in formation above Monte Real air base, Portugal
  2. 02 – 04.15 NATO AWACS aircraft flying over Monte Real air base, Portugal
  3. 15 – 04.24 Danish F-16 jet landing at Monte Real air base, Portugal
  4. 24 – 04.33 Portuguese F-16 landing at Monte Real air base, Portugal
  5. 33 – 04.41 Spanish F-18 landing at Monte Real air base, Portugal
  6. 41 – 04.45 Jet pilot leaving the hangars, Portugal
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