Wolf Pack brings 'Ready to Fight Tonight' readiness to RED FLAG-Alaska 16-1
By Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik, 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
/ Published May 14, 2016
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska --
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons with the 80th Fighter Squadron from Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, traveled to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, to participate in RED FLAG-Alaska 16-1 with a variety of partners, including fighter and tanker aircraft from Kadena Air Base, Japan, U.S. Navy electronic attack aircraft from Whidbey Island, Washington, Indian air force Su-30 MKI and Jaguar fighters and IL-78 MKI tanker aircraft from bases across India, as well as Air National Guard tankers from several bases and Eielson's 18th Aggressor Squadron.
The Wolf Pack demonstrated its "Ready to Fight Tonight" readiness capability in this Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. and partner nation forces, enabling joint and international units to exchange tactics, techniques and procedures while improving interoperability in a realistic threat environment inside 67,000 square miles of expansive co-located air and land ranges known as the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, the largest instrumented air, ground and electronic combat training range in the world.