U.S. Marines and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force conduct a Heliborne insert at Hokudaien Training Area, Hokkaido, Japan, Feb. 5, 2020.
Northern Viper is a regularly scheduled training exercise that is designed to enhance the interoperability of the U.S. and Japan Alliance by allowing Marine Air-Ground Task Forces from III Marine Expeditionary Force to maintain their lethality and proficiency in MAGTF Combined Arms Operations in cold weather environments.
HOKUDAIEN TRAINING AREA, HOKKAIDO, JAPAN
Video by Lance Cpl. Dylan Hess
3rd Marine Division