Plan Jericho Demonstration

06/07/2015
06/07/2015: Senior Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel today toured an Air Force C-17A Globemaster in Canberra fitted with a new advanced satellite communication and imagery display system for its crew and passengers – an outcome of Air Force’s Plan Jericho. The newly-installed system was used to stream full motion video…

RAAF C-130s September 2014 Flyover Sydney Harbor and Richmond Air Base

01/08/2015
01/08/2015: In a story published in The Daily Telegraph (Australia) on September 24, 2014, which highlighted the RAAF flyovers of their C-130s marking the milestone of providing 800,000 flight hours by the RAAF Hercules fleet. [maxgallery id="73550"] Credit photos: RAAF In the first photo, two C-130J Hercules from No. 37…

Naval Forces Exercise Land Attack Role in Valiant Shield 2014

09/25/2014
09/25/2014: The sea base is an increasingly important part of the engagement against land targets. This is true of Ospreys bringing Marines ashore and of the use of precision strike weapons.  Indeed, the Navy’s role leveraging the surface, subsurface and air-breathing assets to distribute strike across the strike fleet will…

Valiant Shield: Testing the Ability of the Fleet to Engage Airborne Threats

09/21/2014
09/21/2014: The Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) fires a surface-to-air missile at a simulated contact during a missile exercise (MISSILEX) as part of Valiant Shield 2014. Cruisers and destroyers from Commander, Task Forces (CTF) 70 participating in exercise Valiant Shield conducted a MISSILEX to hone…

Refueling Korean AF F-15

10/10/2013
10/10/2013: An F-15K Slam Eagle from the Republic of Korea Air Force approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from Kadena Air Base, Japan, for mid-air refueling during RED FLAG-Alaska 13-3 Aug. 21, 2013. The F-15K is equipped with state-of-the-art mission equipment to conduct air-to-ground, air-to-air and air-to-sea missions. [slidepress…

JOAX 13-03 Heavy Drop

09/01/2013
09/01/2013: Three heavy cargo pallets are dropped from a C-17 Globemaster in support of ground operations. Joint Operational Access Exercise 13-3 is a seven-day integrated effort between the 82nd Airborne Division and its Air Force partners.  JOAX synchronizes the planning and execution of support for an insertion force.  This unified…