F-35C Flight Ops Onboard USS Carl Vinson

Lightning II aircraft assigned to the "Rough Raiders" of Strike Fighter Squadron 125 (VFA-125) are launched with F/A-18 Hornets during integrated flight operations in support of VFA-147 Safe-For Flight Operations Certification aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).  PACIFIC OCEAN 12.09.2018  U.S. Navy 

SM-3 Block 11A Intercept of IRBM

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Navy sailors manning the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex (AAMDTC) at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) at Kauai, Hawaii, successfully conducted Flight Test Integrated-03 (FTI-03).  This was an operational live fire test demonstrating the Aegis Weapon System Engage On Remote capability…

Air Combat Integration

The 48th Fighter Wing hosts a large force Dissimilar Air Combat Training event. The U. S. Navy and U. S. Air Force integrated 4th and 5th generation aircraft capabilities to leverage opportunities and pool assets from a variety of locations to fly and train togethe BRANDON, SFK, UNITED KINGDOM 10.22.2018…

F-22s at RAF Lakenheath

F-22 Raptors from Langley AFB, Virginia arrive at RAF Lakenheath for training exercise with US Navy aircraft. 10.12.2018 Video by Airman 1st Class Gaspar Cortez, Senior Airman John Crawford and Staff Sgt. Taylor West 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

311th Fighter Squadron Trains With the Marines

Pilots and maintainers assigned to the 311th Fighter Squadron, stationed at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., deployed to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018, to train with Marine and Navy pilots.  This joint training provides F-16 Viper pilots in upgrade training their first opportunity to practice flying…

This is Pretty Cool: Brothers in Arms Quite Literally

On 5 December 2018, brothers Kyle and Jace Brokenshire had the rare opportunity to fly an F/A-18 sortie together as part of Exercise Lightning Focus. This was the first time the brothers have flown the F/A-18 Hornet together in the Royal Australian Air Force. [maxgallery id="121787"] To celebrate the occasion,…

USMC and Norwegian JTAC Training

U.S. Marines and Norwegian Task Unit soldiers train together using Joint Terminal Attack Controller system (JTAC) to direct Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 224 F/A-18 aircraft in Setermoen, Norway, Oct. 23, 2018, as part of Exercise Northern Screen.  The JTAC are used to direct aircraft engaged in close-air support…

With Osprey, 31st MEU Marines Redefine CASEVAC

Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced) evacuate a casualty during casualty evacuation training on the flight deck of the USS Green Bay (LPD 20) in the East China Sea LPD 20, Sept. 13, 2018.  Marines conducted training to enhance their speed…