Wolf Pack participates in Red Flag-Alaska, Distant Frontier

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Numerous F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, and other squadrons wait in line before taking off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 2, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fowler
Numerous F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, and other squadrons wait in line before taking off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 2, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jonathan Fowler

Wolf Pack participates in Red Flag-Alaska, Distant Frontier

by: 8th Fighter Wing | .
Public Affairs | .
published: October 13, 2012

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- More than 150 personnel and 14 aircraft from the 8th Fighter Wing particpated in Distant Frontier and Red Flag-Alaska at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska during September and October. Distant Frontier and Red Flag-Alaska both assess the capabilities and effectiveness of military personnel and equipment.
This included numerous simulated combat scenarios and training missions designed to re-create real-world situations pilots might face in a combat environment. Participants in the exercises usually include squadrons from around the Air Force and from other nations including Japan and Singapore.

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