• Frank Visser

2017 RED FLAG 17-2

Updated: Feb 3, 2018

For two weeks Nellis AFB hosted the second Red Flag exercise. Frank Visser visited Nellis AFB and here's an impression of some of the participants.

EA-6B VMAQ-4 "Prowler" turns in for landing.

Another VMAQ-4 EA-6B with special 007 markings.

F-16C 100 FS Alabama ANG.

Four 100 FS Alabama ANG F-16Cs on final.

F-15D from the 493FS RAF Lakenheath.

Spanish AF EF2000T of 111 Esc.

Just minutes before sunset this USAF E-3C returns for its Red Flag mission.


Red Flag 17-02 participants

F-16C 64th AGRS Nellis AFB, NV

A-4K Draken International, Lakeland, FL

F-16CM 55th FS Shaw AFB, SC

F-16C 100th FS Montgomery RAP, AL

F-16C 120th FS Buckley AFB, CO

F-15C/D 493 FS RAF Lakenheath, UK

F-16AM various sqn. Leeuwarden and Volkel air base, Netherlands

Typhoon 111Esc Morón Airbase, Spain

F/A-18F VFA-103 NAS Oceana, VA

EA-6B VMAQ-4 Cherry Point MCAS, NC

HC-130J 79th RQS Davis Monthan AFB, AZ

KC-130H 312 Esc Zaragoza air base, Spain

KC-135R 91st ARS MacDill AFB, FL

E-3C 960th AACS Tinker AFB, OK

E-8C 16th ACCS Robins AFB, GA

E-2C-II VAW-117 NAS Point Mugu, CA

CH-47D 149th AVN Hensley Field, TX

MH-60S HSC-21 NAS North Island, CA

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