HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Operation Inherent Resolve
An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off from Incirlik Air Base, Turkey in support of Operation Inherent Resolve Aug. 12, 2015. This follows Turkey's decision to host the deployment of U.S. aircraft conducting counter-ISIL operations. The U.S. and Turkey, as members of the 60-plus nation coalition, are committed to the fight against ISIL in pursuit of peace and stability in the region.