Red Flag 13-3 Confirmed

Message posted by Gary. on January 09, 2013 at 18:47:42 PST:

1/9/2013 - NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- Southern Nevada residents may notice increased military aircraft activity as the Air Force conducts Red Flag 13-3 from Feb. 25 - March 15.

More than 125 aircraft are scheduled to depart Nellis AFB twice a day around noon and again around 6 p.m. Aircraft may remain in the air for up to five hours.
The exercise will include U.S. forces and aircraft from:
- 1st Fighter Wing, 27th Fighter Squadron, F-22As, Langley AFB, Va.
- 57th Wing, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron, F-15Cs, Nellis AFB, Nev.

- 53rd WG, 85th TES, F-15Cs, Nellis AFB

- 20th FW, 79th FS, F-16CMs, Shaw AFB, S.C.

- 55th Electronic Group, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron, EC-130s, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.

- Carrier Air Wing 11, Electronic Attack Squadron 135, EA-18G, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash.

- 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2, EA-6B, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, N.C.

- 509th Bomb Wing, 393rd Bomb Squadron, B-2s, Whiteman AFB, Mo.

- 48th FW, 492nd FS, F-15E, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England

- 114th FW, 175th FS, F-16, Joe Foss Field Air National Guard Station, S.D.

- 116th Air Control Wing, 16th Airborne Command and Control Squadron, E-8s, Robins AFB, Ga.

- 55th WG, 343rd Reconnaissance Squadron, RC-135s, Offutt AFB, Neb.

- Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing, Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 1, EP-3C, NAS Whidbey Island

- Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing, Patrol Squadron 46, P-3C, NAS Whidbey Island

- 23rd WG, 66th Rescue Squadron, HH-60s, Nellis AFB

- 57th WG, 422nd TES, A-10s, Nellis AFB

- Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Detachment 1, B Company, 2-149
General Support Aviation Battalion, CH-47s, Texas Army National Guard, Texas

- 23rd WG, 79th RQS, HC-130J, Davis-Monthan AFB

- 6th Air Mobility Wing, Red Flag Tanker Task Force, KC-135s, MacDill AFB, Fla., and Travis Air Force Base, Calif.

- 552nd Air Control Wing, 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron, E-3s, Tinker AFB, Okla.

- 355th FW, 79th RQS, HC-130J, Davis-Monthan AFB

- 55th Electronic Group, 755th Operations Support Squadron, EC-130s, Davis-Monthan AFB

- 57th WG, 64th Aggressors Squadron, F-16Cs, Nellis AFB

- 57th Wing, 65th AGRS, F-16Cs, Nellis AFB

- 55th Electronic Combat Group, 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron, EC-130s, Davis-Monthan AFB

- 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401, F-5s, Marine Air Corps Station, Yuma, Ariz.

- 12th Flying Training Wing, 560th Flying Training Squadron, T-38Cs, Randolph AFB, Texas.

- 49th Wing, 49th OSS, T-38Cs, Holloman AFB, N.M.

- 28th BW, 37th BS, B-1Bs, Ellsworth AFB, S.D.

- 7th BW, 9th BS, B-1Bs, Dyess AFB, Texas

In addition to U.S. aircraft, the Royal Australian Air Force, flying E-7s, and the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom, flying Typhoons and GR-4 Tornados, will participate in Red Flag 13-3.

NOTE TO MEDIA: The 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office will hold a Red Flag Media Day Feb. 27 Outlets interested in attending the media day can call (702) 652-2750 to RSVP no later than 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Feb. 8. Media requests submitted after 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Feb. 8 will not be facilitated. All media events are subject to change. The Media Day is scheduled to take place Feb. 27.


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