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  • Tyndall’s Checkered Flag; promoting air dominance

    The skies over Bay and Gulf Counties are busy as personnel and aircraft from across the country have come to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, for Checkered Flag 22-1 which runs Nov. 8 through Nov. 19, 2021. Checkered Flag is one of the Department of Defense’s largest air-to-air exercises,

  • Pilot proving grounds; WSEP puts aviators, maintenance, air crew to the test

    The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, recently hosted the Weapons System Evaluation Program East 21.12, Sept. 13-24, 2021. The exercise focused on providing maintainers and pilots with the unique experience of using live munitions to enhance readiness for real-world

  • Fox Fox! Tyndall F-22s test AIM-9 missiles

    The 43rd Fighter Squadron tested its combat capabilities this week during a live-fire exercise where five F-22 Raptor aircraft launched five AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles out of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida Dec. 15, 2020.

  • 53rd WEG hosts simultaneous WSEPs in Florida, Utah

    The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group hosted both Weapons System Evaluation Program East and West from November 2-13, 2020. The WSEPs included more than 86 aircraft participating at the two installations in live-fire air-to-air and air-to-ground evaluations.