RAAF Deployment to the Middle East

08/09/2015
08/04/2015: During a visit to Australia in August 2015, Second Line of Defense had a chance to talk with senior RAFF personnel about the operations in Iraq and Syria. There will be more to come as these interviews are completed, but a key point was that two new combat systems were…

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…

The Aircraft of Red Flag 2014

02/06/2014
02/06/2014: RED FLAG provides realistic combat training in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies, and is conducted on the vast bombing and gunnery ranges of the 2.9M-acre Nevada Test and…

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…