Eastern Massachusetts residents need not be alarmed this Wednesday, June 1st, by fighter jets overhead.

According to the National Guard, F-15 Eagle fighter jets from the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts National Guard in Westfield will participate in an Alert Force exercise from 10 a.m. to noon in the skies over Provincetown, Nantucket, Hyannis and Martha’s Vineyard.

The Jets will be training with the Civil Air Patrol, which will fly low-speed civilian propeller planes.

The exercises are designed to prepare the Massachusetts Air National Guard in the case of any airborne threat in Northeast airspace.

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Brittney McNamara is a Blast Junior Editor

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