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  • From skies to seas: 28th TES supports US Navy OT in biological protection

    The 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base is supporting the operational test assessment of the U.S. Navy’s Enhanced Maritime Biological Protection System, new system to detect biological substances that could be harmful to the ship’s crew, such as anthrax. 
  • Colombian Air Force supports US Navy Growlers for premier air-to-air combat

    The Colombian Air Force is supporting the U.S. Navy during the U.S. Air Force-led air-to-air combat exercise Red Flag. The Colombian Air Force brought their Multi-Mission Transport Tanker Jupiter 767 to refuel the U.S. Navy’s EA-18G Growlers for the duration of the exercise. The Colombian MMTT Jupiter 767 is the only aircraft capable to conduct air-to-air refueling missions for the Growler during Red Flag 19-2 due to different air-to-air refueling systems available for the exercise.
  • 31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

    The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the DoD’s F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards AFB, Calif. Dec. 5. During the IOT&E phase the 31st TES F-35 pilots will fly over 30 missions designed to fully evaluate the complete air system as well as identify technical and operational areas for improvement.
  • Army, Navy provide Tyndall much-needed support

    While Hurricane Michael created catastrophic devastation to most of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, the relief efforts were an instant reminder of the symbiotic relationship between military branches. In the days following the storm, the Air Force came in droves to provide support with the Navy and Army not far behind. Engineers from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Gulfport, Mississippi, and the 46th Engineer Battalion, Ft. Polk, Louisiana, hit the ground running. They traveled in convoys bringing with them construction vehicles and equipment. Unable to bring everything they would need, they also planned to have contracted vehicles meet them at Tyndall.
  • Angel Thunder: Augmenting CSAR Readiness via Evolution

    Exercise ANGEL THUNDER, a personnel recovery exercise focusing on Combat Search and Rescue, began operations out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Nov. 4. The 2-week-long exercise will join personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines as well as personnel from Canada, France, Italy, and Poland to conduct training to prepare to support survivors, referred to as isolated personnel, in a deployed environment.
  • USAFWS expands curriculum for current era of joint operations

    For 68 years, the legacy of the United States Air Force Weapons School has been to adapt to the current warfare environment in order to produce experts in air power and leaders.
  • Training detachment expands maintainers' knowledge AF-wide

    From the outside, it’s a barren building with no windows and few travelers through the doors, but down its concrete halls, Airmen from all over the world are expanding their knowledge on aircraft maintenance.
  • Air Force, Navy team up for joint RPA maritime integration training

    The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy participated in the annual Fleet Synthetic Training – Joint (FST-J) 16-72, a joint maritime training exercise April 25-29, 2016, at Point Loma Naval Station, San Diego, and Yokosuka, Japan.
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