HomeNews

News

  • Celebrating 80 years of elite simulated warfighter training

    From wooden rifles to virtual reality, Nellis Air Force Base has used simulation to train warfighters for decades. Today, Nellis Airmen can step inside the new Virtual Test and Training Center, which uses advanced computer-generated models to simulate in-flight combat. On the contrary, during World War II, technology was much more rudimentary, but the demand to develop proficient warfighters was great.
  • Air Force rewrites basic doctrine, focuses on mission command, airpower evolution

    Core themes to the revised Air Force Doctrine Publication-1: The Air Force are the foundation and evolution of airpower and the concept of mission command.
  • Reserve Airman makes history with innovative Project FoX/F-35 development

    For the first time ever, Air Force personnel livestreamed F-35 data directly from the aircraft’s mission systems computers to a connected computer tablet during a ground test March 31, 2021, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.The event was a milestone for the Fighter Optimization eXperiment (FoX), a project that seeks to rapidly integrate advanced
  • Nellis Defenders ramp up training

    The 99th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) continues to modify and advance its training to prepare for potential threats and effectively protect Nellis and its neighboring communities.
  • Jolly Green II completes developmental testing

    HH-60W program wrapped up with final weapons system test April 13.
  • Nellis AFB is ‘centerpiece’ for Air Force modernization

    Warfighters at Nellis Air Force Base are helping the United States Air Force build a more integrated and lethal force through Advanced Battle Management System development, the Air Force’s network solution to enable rapid decision-making that powers Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2).“A modern Air Force requires us to process and share
  • Nellis leaders, tribal reps visit Native American historical site

    Commanders from the 99th Air Base Wing, the 432nd Wing, and the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) met with six tribal representatives for an excursion to a Native American cultural site within the NTTR on March 21, 2021. Nellis AFB initiated its Native American Program 25 years ago to increase the understanding between base leadership and culturally affiliated tribes. Within Nevada and the surrounding states of California, Utah and Arizona, many tribes maintain strong cultural ties to the NTTR, a 2.9 million-acre area used for Department of Defense training and research.
  • Nellis graduates first ever TACP FTU; advancing special warfare

    Staff Sgt. Nathan Fox and Airman 1st Class William Simmons, two Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) journeymen from the 6th Combat Training Squadron at Nellis, graduated from the Air Force’s first-ever TACP Formal Training Unit (FTU) April 8, 2021.
  • COMACC visits Hurlburt’s 505th Command and Control Wing

    Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, visited the 505th Command and Control Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida, April 6. The 505th CCW is the U.S Air Force's only wing dedicated to the Air Force’s core mission of command and control.
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere.
RSS

Featured Links