RAAF C-130J at Exercise Red Flag

02/21/2016: The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed a contingent of approximately 200 personnel to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada for Exercise Red Flag 17-1, taking place from 23 January to 10 February 2017. Conducted by the United States Air Force, the exercise also involves participants from the United Kingdom,…

F-22 at Red Flag 2017-1

02/16/2016: F-22A Raptor aircraft from the 1st Fighter Wing, 27th Fighter Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Va., participating in Red Flag 17-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Comments by Colonel Peter Fesler, commander, 1st Fighter Wing. Video by Airman 1st Class Christina Ensley 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs:02/09/2017

VMFA-121 Brings F-35B to Red Flag 16-3 For First Time

12/16/2016:  We have recently interviewed the CO of VMFA-121 in Yuma in early December 2016 and will shortly publish his interview.  But this story from July 2016 discusses a milestone to the process of the squadron preparing for its deployment to Japan in 2017. Six F-35B Lightning IIs with Marine Fighter Attack…

F-22 and Neptune Falcon

05/05/2016: 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, sent F-22 Raptors to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in support of Neptune Falcon, a joint air interoperability exercise that demonstrates sustainability and surge operations in a restrictive environment. Credit: Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs:4/17/16    

F-22 Aerial Refuel During Red Flag 16-1

03/05/2015: F-22 Raptors assigned to the 95th Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, refueling during a training sortie for Exercise Red Flag 16-1 near Nellis Air Force Base. A KC-135 Stratotanker crew from the 344th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, conducts the refueling mission as part of…

Exercise Red Flag 16-1 Concludes

02/17/2016: Exercise Red Flag 16-1 is an air combat training exercise which centers on the large force employment of aircraft in a high-end warfighting environment. RF16-1 was conducted from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, United States, from 25 January to 12 February 2016. The aircraft which participated in the Nevada…

Red Flag Nightime Operations Seen from the Flightline

02/01/2016: Night time flying operations from Red Flag 16-1 at Nellis AFB, NV. F-22 Raptors from Tyndall AFB are launched simultaneously with other fighter jets, bombers and support aircraft from squadrons around the world. Credit:325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs:1/26/16