Is it normal for host countries to use international track meets to show off their military hardware? From the World Athletics press release:
On opening night on Friday, July 15, a flyover will take place when the session kicks off at 5 p.m.
On Saturday night, there will be an F-15 jet flyover right before the introduction of the athletes in the men’s 100m final.
On Monday, July 18, the night belongs to women, beginning with a Women in the Spotlight presentation followed by a Black Hawk helicopter flyover at 5 p.m. The helicopter will be flown by a female pilot.