Hill's F-35As arrive for Red Flag 17-1
By Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs / Published January 26, 2017
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.- --
Red Flag is a realistic combat exercise involving U.S. and allied air forces conducting training operation on the 15,000 square mile Nevada Test and Training Range. This will be the first time the F-35A has participates in a Red Flag exercise.
The F-35A will be participating in Red Flag 17-1, making it the first iteration to incorporate the fifth generation fighter.
Red Flag provides the 34th FS the opportunity to enhance their tactical operational skills alongside military aircraft from coalition forces.