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…

Heavy Cargo Dropped Out the Ramp of C-17

07/15/2012
07/15/2012: Heavy cargo being loaded and dropped out the ramp of a C-17 in support of Joint Operations Access Exercise 12-02 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. JOAX is two week exercise to prepare United States Air Force and Army service members to respond to worldwide crises and contingency operations. Heavy…

173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team

04/30/2012
173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team during a training exercise. [slidepress gallery='173rd-airborne-brigade-combat-team'] Credit:VIPER COMBAT CAMERA USAREUR:3/16/12 In the first 2 photos, U.S. Army soldiers of Alpha Company, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team conduct a mission convoy during a training exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in…

Building an Airdrop Bundles for the JPADS System

12/23/2011
12/23/2011: U.S. Army Specialists Gerald Malveaux and Clifton Walker, assigned to the 11th Quartermaster, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C., currently deployed to Afghanistan, build an air drop bundle with the Joint Precision Air Drop System or JPADS. Credit: U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs: 11/26/2011 Also see: https://www.sldinfo.com/afghanistan-airdrop-levels-reach-new-frontier-in-2010/ https://www.sldinfo.com/general-mcnabb-on-meeting-the-challenge-in-afghanistan/…

Working on an Army AH-64D Apache

10/21/2011
10/21/2011:Working on an Army AH-64D Apache helicopter [slidepress gallery='working-on-an-army-ah64d-apache-helicopter'] Credit: 438th Air Expeditionary Wing:09/20/2011 In the first two photos, U.S. Army soldiers from C4 3-227 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Air Calvary Brigade, 1st Calvary Division, out of Fort Hood Texas, perform preventative maintenance on a U.S. Army AH-64D Apache helicopter…