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  • Aviation Nation highlights '75 Years of Airpower'

    Aviation Nation, the Nellis Air Force Base’s air show and open house, took place Nov. 12 and 13, showing off numerous acts from past and present while giving the community the chance to interact with Airmen.
  • Aviation Nation app innovates interactive Nellis air show

    Nellis Air Force Base is proud to present the Southern Nevada community "75 Years of Airpower" with an air show and open house, Nov. 12 and 13.
  • USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

    For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.
  • F-16s helps strengthen bond between US/Pakistan Air Forces

    Pakistan air force F-16C/D jets from No. 5 Squadron "Falcons" travelled more than 7,700 miles here to participate in Red Flag 16-4 on Aug. 15-26.
  • HC-130J trains at all hours during Red Flag

    The 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, prepare an HC-130J Combat King II for Red Flag 16-4 night operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 25, 2016.
  • Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

    Since its inception in 1975, Red Flag has served as the pinnacle of air-to-air combat training for the United States Air Force and its allies.
  • SEAD proves vital piece to Red Flag puzzle

    It takes numerous pieces of all shapes and sizes to complete the puzzle of an Air Tasking Order during Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. One such piece to the puzzle would be suppression of enemy air defenses which has been around since the days of the Wild Weasels. “The suppression of enemy air defenses means eliminating, avoiding, and destroying threats that are trying to shoot down any of our friendly forces,” said Maj. William Lutmer, 55th Fighter Squadron director of operations, Shaw AFB, South Carolina. “SEAD has a full spectrum of suppression techniques such as jamming, putting a bomb on the target, or it might even mean using a High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile to hit it.”
  • Air Force to grow, enhance 57th Operations Group with a Close Air Support emphasis

    Today, Air Force officials announced Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on Close Air Support Integration. The group’s mission will include high-end fight training as well as an increased emphasis on tactical level close air support with experts to integrate fires in joint operations, advancing the joint CAS enterprise and preserving the Air Force’s CAS culture.
  • War Games: Blue Flag provides operational level command, control training

    The mission of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center is to develop innovative leaders and full spectrum capabilities through responsive, realistic and relevant testing, tactics development, and advanced training across all levels of war. Blue Flag is a key exercise in helping to prepare leaders and achieve the overall USAFWC mission. Blue Flag is an Air Combat Command exercise that provides air, space and cyberspace training for coalition air components and other services in the live, virtual and constructive environments.
  • Aggressor’s paint scheme gets makeover

    Since 1972, the 64th Aggressor Squadron has prepared combat air forces by providing realistic threat replication and training. On Aug. 5, the 64th AGRS unveiled the new “splinter” paint scheme for the F-16 Aggressors at Nellis Air Force Base during the 57th Adversary Tactics Group change of command. The new paint scheme for the F-16 will serve as the closest representation of real world threats for pilots who train at Nellis.