USAF F-22s Flying with Finnish F/A 18s

A KC-135 from RAF Mildenhall refueled F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis who were conducting flying operations with Finnish Air Force F/A-18 Hornets to continue strong strategic relationships across Europe. SFK, UNITED KINGDOM 10.19.2018 Video by Senior Airman Lexie West  100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

Atlantic Trident

06/06/2017: U.S. Air Force Airmen partner with the Royal Air Force and the French Air Force for a second trilateral exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis. Atlantic Trident 2017, hosted by the 1st Fighter Wing, focuses on air operations in a highly contested operational environment through a variety of complex, simulated adversary…

General James Holmes: ACC Commander

05/28/2017: Gen. James M. “Mike” Holmes is commander of Air Combat Command (ACC) at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, where he oversees 94,000 military and civilian personnel at 34 wings that operate more than 1300 aircraft spread among 19 bases and 70 operating locations worldwide. As the commander, Holmes is responsible for…

F-35s at Atlantic Trident 2017

04/26/2017: Currently, Langley AFB is hosting a trilateral exercise where 4th generation aircraft from the USAF, the RAF and the FAF are flying with USAF fifth generation aircraft in a high end combat training exercise. F35 taxiing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis during Atlantic Trident 2017. 04.20.2017 Video by Senior Airman Enrique Barcelo…

Raptors at Red Flag 2015

02/22/2015: Raptors in the Middle East are operating the fifth generation way. After their up front kinetic operations, the F-22s play a major role working with the fleet to identify threats and targets for the legacy fleet. As a Typhoon pilot put it: “F-22s enhance the survivability and lethality of…