Above And BeyondS

[Agra, India; October 19. Image via Getty]

Indian villagers walk past as US Air Force officers and Indian Air Force (IAF) 'Garuda' Special Forces parachute from a US C-130J aircraft during the Indo-US joint Air Exercise 'COPE-INDIA-09' in Agra on October 19, 2009. The five-day event at the Taj Mahal town's IAF base, which testifies to growing ties between the two militaries, involves five US air force transport planes and seven Indian planes with practice of various techniques including airdrops and joint land to air missions. AFP PHOTO/ MANAN VATSYAYANA (Photo credit should read MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)