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Red Flag 20-1 Hill AFB night operations

An Airman stands in front of an F-35A Lightning II fighter jet at night.

Airman 1st Class Alexander Crawford, F-35A Lightning II fighter jet dedicated crew chief assigned to the 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, stands in front of an F-35A at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Feb. 13, 2020. During Red Flag 20-1, Crawford maintained F-35As assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron ensuring their ability to project combat readiness by providing air-to-air support. (U.S. Air photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot sits in the cockpit of an F-35A at night.

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, prepares for take-off during Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Feb. 13, 2020. Red Flag 20-1 was a three-week exercise that tested participants' capabilities to execute specific missions against simulated adversaries assigned to seven squadrons under the 57th Adversary Tactics Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

An Airman signals an F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot at night.

Airman 1st Class Alexander Crawford, F-35A Lightning II fighter jet dedicated crew chief assigned to the 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, signals an F-35A pilot during Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Feb. 13, 2020. Near peer-level adversaries tested Red Flag participants day and night in a multi-domain environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet prepares for take-off at night.

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron (FS) at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, prepares for take-off during Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Feb. 13, 2020. The 421st FS deploys, employs, and sustains F-35A aircraft worldwide in support of national defense objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot puts on his helmet.

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, puts on his helmet during Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Feb. 13, 2020. Red Flag exercises challenge Airmen, sister services and coalition forces in a multi-domain training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

Airmen stand behind a row of F-35A Lightning II fighter jets at night.

Airmen assigned to the 388th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, await take off during Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Feb. 13, 2020. Maintenance teams supported the 421st Fighter Squadron as they participated alongside sister services and coalition forces throughout Red Flag 20-1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot sits in the cockpit of an F-35A.

An F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot assigned to the 421st Fighter Squadron (FS) at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, prepares to take off from Nellis AFB, Nevada, Feb. 13, 2020. The 421st FS provided air-to-air support alongside various joint and coalition partners during Red Flag 20-1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. --

Near peer-level adversaries tested 421st Fighter Squadron from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, day and night in a multi-domain environment during Red Flag 20-1.

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