Global Strike Command at RAF Fairford
During the first week of June the United States Air force Strike Command deployed three B-52H Stratofortresses and two B-2A Spirit's to RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds. Ashley Wallace and Stuart Freer were at Fairford for Touchdown Aviation to report on the Exercise.
Green Shield الاخضر شيلد 2014
From the 31st of March until the 18th of April 2014, exercise Green Shield 2014 was hosted at Base Aérienne (BA) 133 Nancy Ochey located in the north east of France. This year saw the fourth edition of the exercise between the Armée de l’air and the Royal Saudi Air Force called Green Shield. On the 14th of April Touchdown Aviation was invited to visit BA133.
Frisian Flag 2014
From March 31st - April 11th fighter town Leeuwarden Airbase was host to the international Frisian Flag exercise. Just like last year, main focus was on international cooperation with scenarios executed based on possible future deployments of NATOs Immediate Response Force. Touchdown Aviation visited Leeuwarden on April 1st when the exercise was in its second day.
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