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Red Flag 2013, the high intensity air to air combat exercise has started and after months of preparations, Swedish Gripens finally took off from Nellis yesterday, reports the Air Force Blog. On Friday, Gripens practiced the first flight in the training area and the Swedish pilots acquainted themselves with the air base, slide areas and [...]
For the first time in 38 years, realistic intelligence will be an integral part of the Air Force’s signature aerial combat training exercise. The Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency, via its 526th Intelligence Squadron, will be a key player at Red Flag 13-3, Feb. 25 to March 15, at Nellis Air Force Base, [...]
Sweden will participate in the Red Flag air exercise 2012 to be held between 19 January and 2 February 2013, says a Swedish Government Press Release. Red Flag is a multinational air exercise held alternatively at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada and Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska. According to Swedish Defense Minister Karin Enstrom, [...]
With the Air Force continuously evolving, an emphasis has been placed on building partnerships and exchanging ideas with nations around the world. The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently completed a 4-week Air Mobility Command Building Partner Capacity mission to Colombia where they worked side-by-side with the Colombian air force to exchange invaluable knowledge that [...]
After training six years with specially designed F-16 Fighting Falcons, Polish air force “Tigers” traveled half the world over in their first transatlantic voyage to Alaska to experience world-class training at RED FLAG-Alaska 12-2. In only a few weeks, the Polish demonstrated a willingness to prove themselves as one of Europe’s front runners in modern [...]
Eight Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft from German Air Force Jagdgeschwader 74 (JG 74) took part in a two week ‘Red Flag’ exercise in Alaska alongside American, Polish, Japanese and Australian air forces. Eurofighter Typhoons were deployed from their home base in Neuburg, Southern Germany, to Eielson Air Force Base to participate in the internationally renowned exercise. [...]
The Royal Australian Air Force’s Wedgetail aircraft is participating in the most advanced international air combat training activity, Exercise Red Flag in Alaska. Red Flag Alaska, led by the United States Pacific Air Forces Command is a large force employment exercise designed to replicate a high-end combat environment. The two week-long exercise officially commenced on [...]
The arrival of MC-12 Liberty reconnaissance planes at Red Flag 12-3, taking place Feb. 27-March 16, marks the first-ever use of the aircraft in the exercise. The planes, assigned to the 489th Reconnaissance Squadron of Beale Air Force Base, Calif., are manned tactical intelligence and reconnaissance aircraft derived from the Beechcraft King Air. Lt. Col. [...]
3 B-2's arrive at Nellis AFB.
Watch as DEATH 11, 12 & 13 make their way to Nellis on a windy saturday afternoon. The 3 are here to participat…