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Photos: USAF, allied forces continue Red Flag exercise

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot walks to his Mirage 2000-9 on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. More than 160 UAEAF pilots, maintainer and support people are participating in Red and Green Flag exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot walks to his Mirage 2000-9 on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. More than 160 UAEAF pilots, maintainer and support people are participating in Red and Green Flag exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief performs a pre-flight inspection on the brakes of a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The U.S. Air Force is hosting approximately 170 UAEAF pilots, maintainers and support personnel at the world's premier large force employment and integration Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief performs a pre-flight inspection on the brakes of a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The U.S. Air Force is hosting approximately 170 UAEAF pilots, maintainers and support personnel at the world's premier large force employment and integration Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

United Arab Emirates Air Force Warrant Officer Abdulrhamn Alali, crew chief, observes UAE Mirage 2000-9 aircraft departing for a training mission during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Participation in the U.S. Air Force's Red Flag exercise builds international air force cooperation, inter-operability and mutual support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

United Arab Emirates Air Force Warrant Officer Abdulrhamn Alali, crew chief, observes UAE Mirage 2000-9 aircraft departing for a training mission during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Participation in the U.S. Air Force's Red Flag exercise builds international air force cooperation, inter-operability and mutual support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot enters his Mirage 2000-9 aircraft on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Six UAEAF aircraft will train joint air-to-air tactics on the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag 13-2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot enters his Mirage 2000-9 aircraft on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Six UAEAF aircraft will train joint air-to-air tactics on the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag 13-2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot adjusts his head gear prior to entering a Mirage 2000-9 aircraft during Red Flag 13-2, on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot adjusts his head gear prior to entering a Mirage 2000-9 aircraft during Red Flag 13-2, on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot and crew chief perform a pre-flight inspection on a Mirage 2000-9 aircraft prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Red Flag provides coalition air forces the opportunity to train air combat operations in a safe training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot and crew chief perform a pre-flight inspection on a Mirage 2000-9 aircraft prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Red Flag provides coalition air forces the opportunity to train air combat operations in a safe training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief secures a pilot’s seat harness in a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The Red Flag exercise provides allied air forces the opportunity to train air-to-air combat operations on the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief secures a pilot’s seat harness in a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The Red Flag exercise provides allied air forces the opportunity to train air-to-air combat operations on the Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief performs a pre-flight inspection on a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The Red Flag exercise provides allied air forces personnel an opportunity to train in a joint combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief performs a pre-flight inspection on a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The Red Flag exercise provides allied air forces personnel an opportunity to train in a joint combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief communicates with his maintenance operations center on the status of a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The Red Flag exercise provides allied air forces personnel an opportunity to train in a joint combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief communicates with his maintenance operations center on the status of a Mirage 2000-9 prior to a Red Flag 13-2 mission on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. The Red Flag exercise provides allied air forces personnel an opportunity to train in a joint combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief salutes a Mirage 2000-9 pilot prior to take-off on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Six UAEAF's Mirage 2000-9 are participating in Red Flag 13-2 exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)
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A United Arab Emirates Air Force crew chief salutes a Mirage 2000-9 pilot prior to take-off on the Nellis Air Force Base flight line Jan. 23, 2013. Six UAEAF's Mirage 2000-9 are participating in Red Flag 13-2 exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

Members of the United Arab Emirates Air Force conduct pre-flight checks on Mirage 2000-9 aircraft during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. This is the first appearance for the Mirage 2000-9 in a Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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Members of the United Arab Emirates Air Force conduct pre-flight checks on Mirage 2000-9 aircraft during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. This is the first appearance for the Mirage 2000-9 in a Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

United Arab Emirates Air Force Mirage 2000-9s prepare to depart for a training mission during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The UAE Air Force is participating in RED FLAG 13-2 to maximize air combat readiness in a realistic training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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United Arab Emirates Air Force Mirage 2000-9s prepare to depart for a training mission during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The UAE Air Force is participating in RED FLAG 13-2 to maximize air combat readiness in a realistic training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

Republic of Singapore Air Force assigned to the 425th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., conduct a foreign object debris check during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The squadron's current mission is to provide advanced weapons and tactics continuation training for Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintenance personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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Republic of Singapore Air Force assigned to the 425th Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., conduct a foreign object debris check during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The squadron's current mission is to provide advanced weapons and tactics continuation training for Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintenance personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, departs for a training mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, departs for a training mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

U.S. Air Force Airmen conduct pre-flight checks on a 64th Aggressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 64 AGRS's mission is to prepare the combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews for tomorrow's victories with challenging and realistic threat replication, training, academics and feedback. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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U.S. Air Force Airmen conduct pre-flight checks on a 64th Aggressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 64 AGRS's mission is to prepare the combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews for tomorrow's victories with challenging and realistic threat replication, training, academics and feedback. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot performs pre-flight checks in a Mirage 2000-9 during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The UAE Air Force Mirage 2000-9 will participate in Red Flag 13-2 from Jan. 21 through Feb. 1, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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A United Arab Emirates Air Force pilot performs pre-flight checks in a Mirage 2000-9 during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The UAE Air Force Mirage 2000-9 will participate in Red Flag 13-2 from Jan. 21 through Feb. 1, 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

United Arab Emirates Air Force Warrant Officer Abdulrhamn Alali, crew chief, observes UAE Mirage 2000-9 pilots conducting pre-flight checks during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. UAE's participation in the U.S. Air Force's Red Flag exercise builds international air force cooperation, inter-operability and mutual support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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United Arab Emirates Air Force Warrant Officer Abdulrhamn Alali, crew chief, observes UAE Mirage 2000-9 pilots conducting pre-flight checks during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. UAE's participation in the U.S. Air Force's Red Flag exercise builds international air force cooperation, inter-operability and mutual support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

United Arab Emirates Air Force Warrant Officer Amed Alhosany observes underneath a Mirage 2000-9 during pre-flight checks at Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Approximately 120 people from the UAE Air Force will participate in the two-week long Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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United Arab Emirates Air Force Warrant Officer Amed Alhosany observes underneath a Mirage 2000-9 during pre-flight checks at Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Approximately 120 people from the UAE Air Force will participate in the two-week long Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)

A four-ship of United Arab Emirates Air Force Mirage 2000-9s prepare to depart for a training mission during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Mirage 2000 is a French multirole, single-engine fourth-generation jet fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)
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A four-ship of United Arab Emirates Air Force Mirage 2000-9s prepare to depart for a training mission during Red Flag 13-2, Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Mirage 2000 is a French multirole, single-engine fourth-generation jet fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brett Clashman)