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  • Red Flag 20-1 Hill AFB night operations

    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.

  • USAFWS uses crew swaps to enhance training

    The U.S. Air Force Weapons School fighter pilots are preparing for rigorous combat battle rhythms with the integration of rapid crew swap exercises. These exercises require aircrews and aircraft maintainers to launch and recover the jets in one-third the normal time.

  • Bolt AMU: bringing the future faster

    It all begins on the walls of a stereotypical conference room cluttered with large drawn out diagrams, procedures and step-by-step directions of how Bolt Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) gets their fleet of F-35A Lightning IIs mission-ready on a daily basis. Maintenance personnel and civilians are

  • Weapons School: Multi-domain integration since 1996

    The purpose of Weapons School Integration — the capstone event for each class of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) — hasn’t changed much over the years, but the capabilities, platforms and domains involved have.

  • Cyber domain increases WSINT readiness

    A vast new battlefield has been created over the last few decades with the expansion of technology; a digital fight that isn’t touchable and reaches across the world in an instant.

  • B-1B Lancer: Hard to be humble

    Since its inaugural flight on Oct. 1, 1986, the B-1B has been a work horse for the Air Force. The airframe holds records for speed, payload, range and time of climb in its class, and it brings all those talents to integrate with fifth-generation fighters during Red Flag 17-1 on Nellis Air Force

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