RF-A 16-3 provides realistic combat training
By Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel, 354th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
/ Published August 16, 2016
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska --
U.S. Air Force aircraft perform sorties at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-3, Aug. 15, 2016. RF-A is conducted in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which provides more than 67,000 square miles of airspace, including one conventional bombing range and two tactical bombing ranges containing 510 different types of targets and 45 threat simulators, both manned and unmanned.