Military Aviation

Military aviation news - August 2005

Royal Danish Air Force to test JDAMs during Red Flag

Six F-16s from the Royal Danish Air Force are headed to the Nevada desert in the United States to participate in Red Flag, one of the most realistic training scenarios in the world for combat aircraft. Full story at

Posted: Fri, August 19, 2005 6:57 PM (CET)

Norwegian F-16s to join Red Flag exercise in USA

The Royal Norwegian Air force is sending it's newly upgraded F-16 MLUs to join the huge Red Flag exercise. This is the first time the new MLU planes are being used in such large tactical scenarios with up to one hundred planes in the air at the same time.

A group of around one hundred people from the Norwegian Air force is leaving for the Nellis Air Force base in Nevada in mid-August where they will stay for about three weeks, planning and carrying out fighter ops with six other nations.

The commitment is lasting from August 17th to September 6th.

Entire article in norwegian is available here.

Posted: Sat, August 20, 2005 3:06 PM (CET)

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