Sept. 23, 2020
NTTR: Training our way to victory
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —
Red Flag, an air-to-air combat exercise for pilots, and Green Flag, a ground combat training exercise, are two of the largest training operations in the Department of Defense. The NTTR enables training opportunities like these, while also providing a practice home to the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration team and daily flying operations for squadrons based at Nellis.
March 22, 2017
MQ-9s participate in Red Flag 17-2
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —
Remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper aircrews from the 89th Attack Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, alongside the 432nd Operations Support Squadron and 42nd ATKS at Creech Air Force Base participated in Red Flag 17-2 from Feb. 27 through March 10, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
The MQ-9s integrated with fourth generation platforms, such as F-15 Eagles and F-16 Falcons, from various U.S. and allied forces in realistic combat training scenarios designed to test and challenge each and every aircrew and their platform.
July 26, 2016
RPA maintainers support Red Flag 16-3
CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nv. —
Airmen from the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron perform maintenance on an MQ-9 Reaper in preparation to support Red Flag 16-3 July 20, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The exercise also incorporates aircraft platforms from U.S. military services and coalition partners in a variety of training scenarios. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st