Red Flag 16-1: The RAAF, the RAF and the USAF Train to Operate in Contested Airspace

01/31/2016
01/31/2015: The Red Flag exercise is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States, its allies, and coalition partners. Red Flag is conducted on the vast bombing and gunnery ranges of the 2.9M acre Nevada Test and Training Range. It is one of a series of…

The RAAF in Red Flag 16-1

01/30/2016
01/30/2016: 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 is being conducted from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, United States, from 25 January to 12 February 2016. The aircraft will participate in the…

Red Flag 14-13 Update

07/23/2014
07/23/2014: Video highlights aircraft taking off during Red Flag 14-13.  An F-15E from the 335th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base, N. C., comes in for landing during Red Flag 14-3 July 17 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is conducted on the vast…

Red Flag 2014

02/03/2014
02/03/2014: Red Flag 14-1 is an air-to-air combat training exercise in the skies over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The purpose of the exercise is to increase the combat capability of U.S. and allied air forces for future combat situations. [slidepress gallery='red-flag-2014'] Credit:99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs:1/28/14 In…

57th Wing Conducts Annual Load Crew Competition

03/17/2013
03/17/2013: Airmen from the 57th Wing observe the load crew competition Jan. 11, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen from each Aircraft Maintenance Unit attended to support their fellow weapons load crew teams. [slidepress gallery='57th-wing-conducts-annual-load-crew-competition'] Credit:99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs:1/11/13 In photo 2, Airman 1st Class Ryan…

US Air Force Weapons School Conducts Mission Employment Phase

01/25/2013
01/25/2013: A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle departs during the Mission Employment Phase exercise, Dec. 7, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The exercise incorporates Air Force capabilities in diverse scenarios, which can include aircraft in conjunction with space and cyberspace assets. [slidepress gallery='us-air-force-weapons-school-conducts-mission-employment-phase']   Credit: 99th Air Base Wing…

Red Flag 2012

02/17/2012
02/17/2012: Red Flag 2012 [slidepress gallery='red-flag-2012'] Credit:99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs:01/27/2012 In the first photo, a Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 Strike Eagle departs for a training mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 27, 2011, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.Red Flag…