Aussie Update on Red Flag 2015


2015-02-14 From 27 January to 13 February 2015, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will participate in Exercise RED FLAG 15-1 at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

Hosted by the United States Air Force (USAF), Exercise RED FLAG 15-1 will involve participants from the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Utilizing the Nevada Test and Training Range, participants will be exposed to one of the world’s most advanced airborne training environments, and work together to overcome simulated threats in the air, from the ground, and in cyberspace.

A total of 150 RAAF personnel will participate in Exercise RED FLAG 15-1, along with two C-130J Hercules transport aircraft and an AP-3C Orion surveillance aircraft.

According to the Aussies, Red Flag 2015 is a “Fifth generation two scale airwar exercise.”

Australian Ministry of Defence


For our interviews with regard to Nellis AFB and its Warfare Center which hosts Red Flag see the following: