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…

US and French C-130J Training 

04/08/2019
U.S. Air Force and French Air Force loadmasters work together unloading and loading container delivery system bundles on and off C-130J Hercules aircraft in France. FRANCE 03.18.2019 Video by Airman 1st Class Kaylea Berry  86th Airlift Wing/Public Affairs  

Cope North 2019: USAF Perspective

03/07/2019
F-16C Fighting Falcons and F-15 Eagles receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during Cope North 19, February 26, 2019.  As U.S. Pacific Air Forces' largest multilateral exercise, the annual event demonstrates the U.S. Air Force's commitment to peace and security throughout the Indo-Pacific region by enabling regional forces to hone…

COMPACF at the Avalon Air Show 2019

03/02/2019
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Australia for the Avalon Air Show 2019, and met with key allied air force leaders. [maxgallery id="123909"] MELBOURNE, VIC, AUSTRALIA 02.24.2019 Photo by Staff Sgt. Sergio Gamboa  Pacific Air Forces Public Affair

Exercise Pointblank November 2018

01/01/2019
Pointblank is a recurring Large Force Exercise designed and co-hosted by the Royal Air Force and the 48th Fighter Wing.  This iteration includes nearly double the usual number of aircraft, including both 4th and 5th generation fighters and refuelling aircraft, launching from multiple locations across the U. K., and involved…

Exercise Pointblank

12/31/2018
Pointblank is a recurring Large Force Exercise designed and co-hosted by the Royal Air Force and the 48th Fighter Wing.  This iteration includes nearly double the usual number of aircraft, including both 4th and 5th generation fighters and refueling aircraft, launching from multiple locations across the U.K., and involved the…

Air Combat Integration

12/12/2018
The 48th Fighter Wing hosts a large force Dissimilar Air Combat Training event. The U. S. Navy and U. S. Air Force integrated 4th and 5th generation aircraft capabilities to leverage opportunities and pool assets from a variety of locations to fly and train togethe BRANDON, SFK, UNITED KINGDOM 10.22.2018…

USMC F-35’s Refueled on Way to Afghan Mission

11/28/2018
Two U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II's assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct an aerial refuel with a U.S Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during a combat mission over Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2018. The F-35Bs conducted their first combat strike in the U.S. Central…