U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft with the 18th Aggressor
Squadron prepares to take off from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska,
shortly after sunrise Jan. 24, 2016 in transit to Kadena Air Base, Japan
to participate in training exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by
Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released)
An F-16C Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, flies over a mountain range in Alaska during a Northern Edge 2011 training exercise. The U.S. Pacific Command directed excercise took place in the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex and brought together nearly 6,000 participants from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard.
A pilot with the 18th
Aggressor Squadron, based out of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska,
prepares for taxi in his F-16 Fighting Falcon at Royal Australian Air
Force Base Williamtown, during Exercise Diamond Shield 2017 in New South
Wales, Australia, March 21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt.
Steven R. Doty)
A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., leads a formation of two F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 18th Aggressor Squadron, Eielson AFB, Alaska; two Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2 fighters from the 6th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Tsuiki Air Base, Japan; two U.S. Navy EA-6B Prowlers from Electronic Attack Squadron 136, Carrier Air Wing 5, Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan; and a JASDF E-2C Hawkeye from the 601st Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, over Guam during exercise Cope North.
A B-52 Stratofortress from the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron leads a formation of Japanese Air Self Defense Force F-2s from the 6th Squadron, U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 18th Aggressor Squadron, and a U.S. Navy EA-6B Prowler from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 136 over Guam Feb. 10, 2009, during Cope North 09-1. Cope North 09-1 is a joint and bilateral exercise to enhance air operations in defense of Japan
F-16 Fighting Falcons taxi down the runway 3 March 2015, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-16s are assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron. Aggressor pilots returned after completing a mobile training team exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft)