Joint Warrior 2013-1

Exercise Joint Warrior 13-1, running from 15-29th April 2013, once again drew participation from multiple nations in one of Europe's largest military exercises. The aviation contingent was based at RAF Leuchars and Lossiemouth, from where Ben Montgomery reports for AeroResource. Organised under the control of the Joint Tactical Exercise Planning Staff (JTEPS), Joint Warrior aims [...]

By | April 29th, 2013|Exercise Reports|1 Comment

Mission Employment – Nellis AFB

Every six months the United States Air Force (USAF) holds a Weapons School graduation exercise, known as the Mission Employment Phase. Units from the USAF and United States Navy (USN) join for the two week long exercise held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada and the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR). AeroResource’s Mark Forest [...]

By | January 16th, 2013|Exercise Reports|4 Comments

Joint Warrior 2012-2

Twice a year the United Kingdom hosts the biggest European military Exercise – Joint Warrior. During the second exercise of 2012, RAF Leuchars played host to the exercise's Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) contingent, and a detachment German Air Force Tornado’s. Duncan Monk reports from the Kingdom of Fife. Nestled in the North East corner of [...]

By | October 14th, 2012|Exercise Reports|0 Comments

Dissimilar Air Combat Training 2012

The annual Dissimilar Air Combat Training (DACT) exercise was hosted in 2012 once again by Gando Air Base, on Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. On April 24th enthusiasts and photographers were invited to attend the “DACT” Spotter’s Day. Mark Forest reports for AeroResource on the events of the day, from Gando. Held annually over [...]

By | September 4th, 2012|Exercise Reports|1 Comment