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2017 Frisian at Leeuwarden AB

Updated: Feb 23


From 27 March until 7 April 2017 the yearly multi-national exercise Frisian Flag took place at Leeuwarden AB in the Netherlands. During two weeks over 60 aircraft from seven nations and over 1600 military personel gathered for one of the largest live-flying exercises in Europe, flying two missions per day over the North Sea, Danish, German and Dutch aerospace.

For the third consecutive time the USAF participated with F-15 Eagle aircraft this year from the Florida and Louisiana Air National Guard.

NSA attended the mediaday on March 28 and made the following photo report.


Home based F-16 head on


Commander F-15C of 159FW from Louisiana


Tornado GR4 from RAF Marham


Eurofighter in special colours from TLG 31 "Boelcke"


F-15C with burning AB


Portugese F-16AM


Local hero of 322 squadron


F-16AM from Volkel AB banking away


Belgium F-16AM in a sharp turn


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