Red Flag Alaska, 2018

10/11/2018
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska  RED FLAG-Alaska 19-1, a realistic training exercise of simulated combat, is scheduled to begin Oct. 4 and continue through Oct. 18, 2018. Throughout RF-A 19-1, international partners from the Republic of Korea Air Force and the Finnish Air Force will experience what RF-A has to…

Arctic Edge 2018

04/09/2018
Soldiers operating at Clear Air Station and Fort Greely, Alaska, conducted two force protection exercises designed to enhance the military’s ability to operate tactically in extreme cold weather conditions as part of Alaskan Command’s Arctic Edge exercise, March 12-23, 2018. EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, AK, UNITED STATES 04.03.2018 Video by Senior…

Preparing for Deployment in Alaska and the Testing the Norwegian Drag Chute

10/17/2017
10/17/2017: A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft lands on the flight line Oct. 12, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35 is here to conduct cold weather testing to ensure the fifth generation multi-role fighter aircraft performs optimally in Alaska's harsh weather conditions. And this is…

HC-130J Gets Escorted by F-22’s

08/25/2017
08/25/2017: Members of the 176th Wing, Alaska Air National Guard, traveled to South Carolina to take possession of a new HC-130J "Combat King II" aircraft from Lockheed Martin. Once over Alaska airspace, two F-22 Raptors from the U.S. Air Force's 3rd Wing escorted the new HC-130J and its passengers to its…

Largest Amphibious Landing of Australian Since the Second World War

07/17/2017
2017-07-17  The land battle phase of Exercise Talisman Saber 2017 was launched on Thursday, 13 July 2017, with the largest amphibious landing Australian troops had been involved in since the Second World War, with troops transported ashore from an Amphibious Readiness Element including HMAS Canberra, HMAS Choules and HMNZS Canterbury.…

U2 In Northern Edge

05/31/2017
05/31/2017: A U-2 Dragon Lady from Beale Air Force Base, California U-2 Dragon Lady participated for the first time in Exercise Northern Edge 17 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and showcased the unique capabilities it can bring to the joint fight. JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, UNITED STATES 05.11.2017 9th Reconnaissance…

F-35 at Northern Edge

05/09/2017
05/09/2017: U.S. Marines from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 perform preflight operational checks on a U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 4, 2017. Northern Edge, Alaska’s largest and premier joint training exercise, is designed to enhance interoperability among the services and ensure service members…