US F-16s Operating from Sweden in Trident Juncture 2018

05/08/2019
F-16C Fighting Falcons and support Airmen from the 480th Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, arrived at Kallax Air Base, Sweden, in support of Trident Juncture 2018. TRJE18 is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military personnel from 31 nations.  TRJE18…

RAAF Working with Afghan Air Force

09/05/2018
A contingent of Australian advisors is embedded within Train Advise Assist Command – Air (TAAC-Air) at Forward Operating Base Oqab in Kabul, Afghanistan. The mission of TAAC-Air is to support Afghan Air Force counterparts to develop a professional, capable and sustainable Air Force.  The ADF members of TAAC-Air work alongside…

US and German Replenishment at Sea

08/09/2018
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with German Navy frigate FGS Hessen (F 221). 07.06.2018 Video by Lt.Cmdr. Laura Stegherr and Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Twiss USS Harry S Truman

Exercise Pitch Black 2018

07/31/2018
Exercise Pitch Black is a biennial three week multi-national large force employment exercise conducted from RAAF Base Darwin and RAAF Base Tindal. Exercise Pitch Black 2018 will be held from 27 July to 17 August 2018.  [maxgallery id="119009"] Exercises such as Pitch Black are pivotal to ensuring Air Force remains ready to respond…

Saber Strike 18: ADA Interview

07/17/2018
CPT Michal Mazur, Battery Commander, 36th Air Defense Battalion conducts interview during SaberStrike exercise.  Saber Strike 18 is the eighth iteration of the long-standing U.S. Army Europe-led cooperative training exercise designed to enhance interoperability among allies and regional partners.  This year's exercise, scheduled to take place from June 3-15, will…