News: Nellis AFB News

  • Red Flag Firsts

    Red Flag Firsts

    Air Force Magazine // July 19, 2016
    ​The US-only iteration of the 2016 Red Flag exercises is underway, with two unique features.
  • Marines ‘Confident’ F-35 Logistics System Is Deployable Despite GAO Report

    Marines ‘Confident’ F-35 Logistics System Is Deployable Despite GAO Report

    Inside Defense // May 09, 2016
    The Marine Corps remains "confident" in the Joint Strike Fighter's logistics system's ability to deploy and support a full range of military operations although the Government Accountability Office in a recent report discovered that pilots, maintainers and administrators are concerned the system may not be deployable.
  • Nellis-based F-35 Fighters Debut in Simulated Combat

    Nellis-based F-35 Fighters Debut in Simulated Combat

    Las Vegas Review-Journal // June 03, 2015

    The Air Force’s newest fighter jet, the F-35 Lightning II, is taking a star turn in an ongoing air combat training exercise over the Army Combat Training Center at Fort Irwin, California.

  • Luke Conducts First F-35 Training Deployment

    Luke Conducts First F-35 Training Deployment

    Luke AFB, Arizona // April 17, 2015
    The 56th Fighter Wing performed the first F-35 training deployment from Luke Air Force Base, sending 10 aircraft to Nellis AFB, Nevada, for two weeks to see how well the team could conduct operations elsewhere.
  • F-35 Arrival Begins New Era at USAFWS

    F-35 Arrival Begins New Era at USAFWS

    Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada // January 15, 2015
    A new era began at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School when its first F-35A Lightning II touched-down on the flightline here Jan. 15, flown straight from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas.