Author: Chris Wood

Military Exercise – Red Flag 15-3

The latest Red Flag exercise, Red Flag 15-3, took place for three weeks from 13 to 31 July at Nellis AFB, Nevada. This was a purely US exercise, involving units from the US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps. Nearly 120 aircraft deployed to Nellis, some additional aircraft operated from their home base and a few Nellis-based aircraft also took part. Chris Wood reports from a hot and humid Nevada.

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Military Exercise – Red Flag 15-2

With only a two-week gap after the end of Red Flag 15-1, Red Flag 15-2 started on 2 March at Nellis AFB, Nevada. Unlike 15-1 this was a two-week exercise, and involved around 90 aircraft which had deployed to Nellis. As well as the US Air Force, there were aircraft from the US Marine Corps and from NATO, Norway and the United Arab Emirates. Chris Wood reports.

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