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Airmen prepare an F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, for takeoff during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 31, 2014, at Nellis AFB, Nev. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. An array of avionics and electronics systems gives the F-15E the capability to fight at all altitudes, day or night, and in all weather. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman First Class Rebecca Long) A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., taxis towards the runway during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 31, 2014, at Nellis AFB, Nev. More than 440,000 service members participated in RED FLAG since 1975, including more than 145,000 aircrew members flying more than 385,000 sorties and logging more than 660,000 flight hours. (U.S. Air Force video by SrA Rachel Maxwell) U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C., taxi to the runway after being “armed” for takeoff, during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 31, 2014, at Nellis AFB, Nev. RED FLAG provides realistic combat training in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment. This provides pilots with real-time war scenarios and also allows ground crews to test their readiness capabilities. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Rachel Maxwell) A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot assigned to the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB taxis to the runway during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 31, 2014, at Nellis AFB, Nev. RED FLAG gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train Airmen in the event of future conflicts or war. Gen. Robert Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, established RED FLAG in 1975 to better prepare Airmen for combat missions. The concept of RED FLAG was developed by Maj. Moody Suter to simulate the first 10 combat missions pilots would face. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman First Class Taylor West) A member of the Royal Australian Air Force prepares an F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the 77th Squadron, RAAF Base Williamtown, for takeoff during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 31, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. More than 30 countries have participated directly in a RED FLAG exercise with other nations as observers. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman First Class Rebecca Long) An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, taxis to the runway during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 31, 2014, at Nellis AFB, Nev. Red Flag provides Airmen from U.S. and allied countries an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios. RED FLAG has expanded to incorporate all spectrums of warfare to include command and control, real-time intelligence, analysis and exploitation, and electronic warfare. Night missions have also been added to each exercise. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman First Class Taylor West) U.S. Air Force Airmen perform final checks on F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB prior to takeoff during Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 31, 2014, at Nellis AFB, Nev. Red Flag a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies, and is conducted on the vast bombing and gunnery ranges of the 2.9M acre Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman First Class Taylor West).


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This work, Red Flag 14-1, by A1C Rebecca Long, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.31.2014

Date Posted:02.5.2014 3:05PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:320967

VIRIN:140131-F-ZG712-001

Filename:DOD_101105735

Length:00:01:17

Location:NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV, USGlobe

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