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An E/A-18G Growler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., flies a mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., as part of Red Flag 20-1. Red Flag 20-1 started Jan. 27 and runs until Feb. 14.
 
 
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

A Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon FGR 4 assigned to the 41st Squadron (SQN), RAF Waddington, lands at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 23, 2019. The RAF has a long working history with the United States military dating back to World War I.
 
 
 
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A B-1B Lancer from the 37th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., takes off from the runway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during Red Flag 20-1. Red Flag 20-1 began Jan. 27 and runs until Feb. 14.
 
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

Two E/A-18G Growlers assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., taxi at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 23, 2020. VAQ-131, known as the Lancers, arrived at Nellis AFB to participate in the combat exercise Red Flag 20-1.
 
 
 
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A Navy pilot with Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 – the Lancers – prepares to fly a mission in his E/A-18G Growler as part of Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Lancers are based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash.
 
 
 
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Two E/A-18G Growlers assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., perform maneuvers as part of Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.
 
 
 
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An E/A-18G Growler, assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131, lands at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., following a Red Flag 20-1 sortie. Red Flag is the U.S. Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise. Participants often include both United States and allied nations’ combat air forces. The exercise provides aircrews the experience of multiple, intensive air combat sorties in the safety of a training environment.
 
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 119th Fighter Squadron, New Jersey Air National Guard, lands at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Jan. 23, 2019. Nellis AFB is home to Red Flag, one of the biggest combat readiness exercises in the military.
 
 
 

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