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  • The future of test: Black Flag

    General Mark D. Kelly signed COMACC Plan 21 on December 15, 2020, effectively formalizing the 53rd Wing’s Large Force Test Events into “Black Flag” – an event solely focused on test and tactics development in a realistic, massed force, fully integrated, high threat density environment. Established

  • LFTE 20.03 sets standard for future test events

    LFTE 20.03 integrated ten weapons systems, including the F-35, F-22, F-15E, F-16, A-10, E/A-18G, HH-60G, EC-130H, KC-46, and KC-135, from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy on November 17, 2020 to test four Tactics Improvement Proposals, known as TIPs, as well as various high priority tests. 

  • 53rd Wing brings future faster with largest LFTE

    The 53rd Test and Evaluation Wing conducted a large force training event (LFTE) with their Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) weapons systems on the Nevada Test and Training Range last month.

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