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October 12, 2012

507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron . . .

 

507th ADAS Commander . . .

Lt. Col. Matthew Nicholson, 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron commander, updates information Oct. 5, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base Nev. The 507th ADAS add s a ground element to flying training exercises in the form of simulated surface-to-air missiles that pilots are able to encounter, react, and overcome.

 

 

Checking over support binder . . .

Capt. Jeffery Miller, 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron assistant director of operations, reviews a weapons school support binder Oct. 5, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base Nev. Airmen of the 507th ADAS travel to foreign air shows to gather information on new surface-to-air missile technology.

 
 
 
 

Teamwork . . .

The 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron at Nellis AFB, Nev., readies the Combat Air Force, joint, and allied aircrews with challenging and realistic specialized academics, hands-on-training, and subject matter experts on adversary surface-based threats, composite force employment, and electronic combat to defeat potential adversaries, during major exercises such as Red Flag.

 
 
 
 

Prepping training slides . . .

First Lt. Evgenia Peduzzi, 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron intelligence officer, reviews training slides Sept. 19, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base Nev. Airmen of the 507th ADAS simulate a surface-to-air missile threat during Red Flags and U.S. Air Force Weapons School exercises.

 

Reviewing the SA-2 surface-to-air missile . . .

Maj. Joe Sposito, 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron assistant operations officer, reviews the functions of an SA-2 surface-to-air missile during training Sept. 19, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base Nev. The 507th ADAS offers the Fighter Electronic Officer Course, qualifying pilots to become electronic warfare officers.

 
 
 
 

Assessing a training video . . .

Capt. Schera Pifer, 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron surface-to-air missile-1 officer in charge, assesses a training video Oct. 5, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base Nev. The 507th ADAS utilizes a software modeling program that simulates a SAM threat during exercises at Nellis and Elmendorf AFB, AK.

 
 
 
 

Expanding pilots’ horizons in electronic warfare . . .

Lt. Col. Chad Diaz, 507th Air Defense Aggressor Squadron director of operations, talks about the Fighter Electronic Officer Course Oct. 5, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base Nev. The 507th ADAS offers the Fighter Electronic Officer Course, qualifying pilots to become electronic warfare officers.




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