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This Is What Nellis Air Force Base’s Ongoing Red Flag Exercise Looks Like From Space

Red Flag is nearly half a century old and it is still the world’s top air combat training event, the latest iteration of which is very exclusive. Exclusive satellite images showcase the grand scale of the operation.

Air Force Hires Seven Companies In Long-Awaited Mega Adversary Air Support Contract

The Air Force has quietly hired not one, but seven different companies to provide “red air” adversary support to help U.S. military combat jet pilots train at various bases across the United States. This massive multi-billion dollar contract is the culmination of a major effort within the service that has been years in the making to increasingly rely on contractors to provide these services in order to improve flexibility for daily training requirements and when scheduling exercises and save money.