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  • 29th WPS: Forging C-130 Tactical Experts

    The 29th Weapons Squadron recently tackled phase three of the C-130 Weapons Instructor Course in Colorado, from October 12 to October 27, 2019. The 29th WPS at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, a detachment from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is home to the course. The purpose of WIC is to teach C-130 Hercules pilots and navigators how to become tactical experts and leaders in the art of cross-domain battlespace dominance. Top tier instructor pilots and instructor navigators are selected to attend the course and are charged with taking their training back to their respective units, increasing overall combat capability and lethality of the force.
  • Advanced Instructor Course graduates enhance Shaw mission

    Five enlisted Team Shaw Airmen recently returned as weapons school graduates from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, June 24.
  • Gunsmoke: Revolutionized

    U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) squadrons and various maintenance and special operations units competed in Gunsmoke at Nellis AFB, May 15. The purpose of the legacy competition was to demonstrate the capabilities of both jet and conventional fighter aircraft accuracy in bombing and gunnery.
  • Weapons School gets down and dirty in degraded conditions exercise

    Students and instructors assigned to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School squadrons executed a unique composite mission application exercise April 27, at the Nevada Test and Training Range as part of their respective course curriculums.
  • USAFWS: Defensive counter air

    The U.S. Air Force Weapons School serves as the pinnacle for advanced weapons training and tactics employment. The USAFWS accepts only the top weapons officers and enlisted specialist applicants to participate in its graduate-level curriculum, which is capped off by a two-week staged battle known as the Weapons School Integration [WSINT].
  • USAFWS Class 16-B executes JFEX

    Joint forcible entry is a U.S. Air Force Weapons School large-scale air mobility exercise in which participants plan and execute a complex air-land operation in a simulated contested battlefield.
  • Reaper continues legacy of RPA firsts at WSEP

    The MQ-9 Reaper demonstrated a wide range of weapons capability firsts during the air-to-ground Weapon System Evaluation Program here from March 14 - 17.
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