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Red Flag 15-3 wraps up

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 21. A typical Red Flag exercise involves a variety of aircraft including, but not limited to, fighters, bombers, reconnaissance aircraft, airlift support,…

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell Air Force

Ground testing for F-35 gun conducted at Edwards AFB

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell An F-35A Lightning II, tail number AF-2, fires a burst of rounds down range at the Edwards Gun Harmonizing Range on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 17. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force is in the process of testing the F-35A Lightning II’s newest munitions asset;…

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Raptor pilots reach 1,000 flight hours in F-22

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Majs. Ethan Waitte and Thomas Borrego, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron pilots, stand with Lt. Col. Matt Allen, 422nd TES F-22 Raptor test director, after returning from a training sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27. Waitte and Borrego flew as wingmen throughout the…

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Creech Airmen showcase RPA at Canadian airshow

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Senior Airman Kaitlyne LaRocque, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron MQ-1 Predator crew chief, left, and Staff Sgt. Craig Stewart, 432nd AMXS MQ-1 crew chief, prepare a Predator to be lifted out of its “casket” in Lethbridge, Alberta province, Canada, July 24. The crew chiefs, along with…

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Aerial / Static Displays

Posted  November 7, 2014

A preview of the aircraft on static display

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Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R.Holzworth The Nevada Test and Training Range is responsible for the largest contiguous air and ground space available for military operations in the free world. With 1,200 possible targets, realistic threat systems and the support of an opposing enemy force that cannot be replicated anywhere else in…

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Open House Returns

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Nellis Air Force Base Open House will return to Nevada Nov. 8 and 9. The 2014 Open House celebrates the 21st century Air Force and its accomplishments in air, space and cyberspace. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the two-day event and are scheduled to be joined by several military air demonstration teams…

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Nellis, Creech, and Nevada Test and Training Range Economic Impact on Nevada communities exceeds $5 Billion

Posted  November 7, 2014

The men and women of Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) pride themselves in being great community partners in southern Nevada. Our 2012 Economic Impact Analysis provides information on the contribution Nellis, Creech, and the NTTR make to the local economy. The men and women of Nellis and Creech Air Force…

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Lt. William Harrell Nellis

Posted  November 7, 2014

William Harrell Nellis was born in Santa Rita, N.M., March 8, 1916

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99th Air Base Wing

Posted  November 7, 2014

The 99th Air Base Wing, activated in October 1995, is the host wing for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases located in Southern Nevada. The wing provides installation support for more than 10,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test & Training Range. Three groups are assigned to the wing: 99th…

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Welcome to the Nellis Air Force Base Open House

Posted  November 7, 2014

Dear Aviation Nation 2014 Guests On behalf of all our Airmen and their families welcome to Nellis Air Force Base and Aviation Nation! We are honored by your visit. Thank you for joining us as we salute the men and women who have served in the past and demonstrate the power and precision of the…

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Korean War reenactment

Posted  November 7, 2014

Courtesy photograph   U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Gruenwald The 2014 Nellis Air Show will include a Korean War demonstration, similar to this one involving an F-4U Corsair and F-8F Bearcat.   U.S. Air Force photo

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler
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414th Combat Training Squadron “Red Flag”

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Three U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild AFB, Wash., during Red Flag 14-3, July 17, 2014, over the Nevada Test and Training…

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The Bullseye Airshow Special Edition

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Bullseye Airshow Special Edition is published solely by Aerotech News, a private firm in no way connected with the U.S. Air Force, under exclusive written agreement with Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., once each year. This civilian-enterprise Air Force newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the U.S. military services. Contents of the…

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