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Two F-15Cs assigned to the 123rd Fighter Squadron, Portland ANG, Ore., prepare for takeoff during Red Flag 14-2 Mar 7, 2014 at Nellis AFB, Nev. This exercise gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios Two F-15Es from the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., taxi to the runway for takeoff during Red Flag 14-2 Mar 7, 2014 at Nellis AFB, Nev. RED FLAG gives aircrews and air support operations personnel from various airframes, military services and allied countries an opportunity to integrate and practice combat operations. Two Belgian Air Force F-16AMs taxi to the runway during Red Flag 14-2 Mar 7, 2014 at Nellis AFB, Nev. More than 30 countries have participated directly in a RED FLAG exercise with other nations as observers. An F-16CM assigned to the 4th Fighter Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah, taxis towards the runway during Red Flag 14-2 Mar 7, 2014 at Nellis AFB, Nev. It was during the Vietnam War that Americans realized the need for combat training scenarios. Prior to Vietnam, during the Korean War, the Air Force had an aerial kill ratio of 10 to one in its favor. In Vietnam, the kill ratio declined to two to one with many U.S. pilots being shot down during their first 10 combat missions. An F-16 prepares to land during Red Flag 14-2 Mar 7, 2014 at Nellis AFB. RED FLAG 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. An F-15C makes a final approach after a misson during Red Flag 14-2 Mar 7, 2014 at Nellis AFB, Nev. RED FLAG gives aircrews and air support operations personnel from various airframes, military services and allied countries an opportunity to integrate and practice combat operations. A Royal Danish Air Force F-16AM pilot opens the canopy after a mission during Red Flag 14-2 Mar 7, 2014 at Nellis AFB, Nev. More than 30 countries have participated directly in a RED FLAG exercise with other nations as observers.


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This work, Nellis Air Force Base Red Flag 14-2, by SSgt Annemarie Stella, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.7.2014

Date Posted:03.12.2014 2:23PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:323320

Filename:DOD_101165858

Length:00:01:22

Location:NV, US

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