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F-35A Red Flag 2020 Night Operations (Photos)

The first Red Flag air combat exercise for 2020 officially wrapped up Friday, Feb. 14. As visiting aircraft make their way home, some great images are coming out from the Air Force showcasing just how impressive the F-35A’s operations are to behold.

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F-16 GHOST – Aggressor Squadron Mimicking Russian Su-57 Paint

The 64th Aggressor Squadron out of Nellis AFB, NV, recently released its much-hyped GHOST paint scheme, mimicking the Russian Air Force’s Sukhoi Su-57. Check out a timelapse video of the paint job below! 


 

Timelapse video of the painting.
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Strike Eagles at Red Flag 18-1

F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets assigned to the 335th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, prepare for takeoff during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag gives mission commanders the opportunity to lead in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment with multi-domain assets. (U.S Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets assigned to the 335th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, prepare for takeoff during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag gives mission commanders the opportunity to lead in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment with multi-domain assets. (U.S Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jets assigned to the 335th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, prepare for takeoff during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag gives mission commanders the opportunity to lead in a contested, degraded and operationally limited environment with multi-domain assets. (U.S Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

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RAF Typhoon at Red Flag 18-1

A Eurofighter Typhoon assigned to the 11th Squadron, Royal Air Force Consingsby, United Kingdom, taxis to the runway during Red Flag 18-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag builds partnerships and interoperability among joint and coalition combat air forces across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A Eurofighter Typhoon assigned to the 11th Squadron, Royal Air Force Consingsby, United Kingdom, taxis to the runway during Red Flag 18-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag builds partnerships and interoperability among joint and coalition combat air forces across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

A Eurofighter Typhoon assigned to the 11th Squadron, Royal Air Force Consingsby, United Kingdom, taxis to the runway during Red Flag 18-1, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag builds partnerships and interoperability among joint and coalition combat air forces across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

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Aggressors Waiting for Clearance

F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter Jets assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force base, Nevada, await clearance at the end of the runway during Red Flag 18-1, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag provides aircrew and support personnel an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for the event of future conflicts of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter Jets assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force base, Nevada, await clearance at the end of the runway during Red Flag 18-1, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag provides aircrew and support personnel an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for the event of future conflicts of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter Jets assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force base, Nevada, await clearance at the end of the runway during Red Flag 18-1, Jan. 30, 2018. Red Flag provides aircrew and support personnel an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for the event of future conflicts of war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

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F-16 Aggressor at Red Flag 18-1

F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada and 134th Fighter Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard, are parked at the end of the runway during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis AFB, Jan. 30, 2018. The 64th AGRS and 134th FS are teaming up as the red forces during the exercise. Red forces are trained to replicate the tactics and techniques of potential adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada and 134th Fighter Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard, are parked at the end of the runway during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis AFB, Jan. 30, 2018. The 64th AGRS and 134th FS are teaming up as the red forces during the exercise. Red forces are trained to replicate the tactics and techniques of potential adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada and 134th Fighter Squadron, Vermont Air National Guard, are parked at the end of the runway during Red Flag 18-1, Nellis AFB, Jan. 30, 2018. The 64th AGRS and 134th FS are teaming up as the red forces during the exercise. Red forces are trained to replicate the tactics and techniques of potential adversaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo)

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Fighting Falcon at Red Flag 18-1

An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, sits on the runway during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. The 158th WG is participating as members of the red forces during the Red Flag exercise. (US. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, sits on the runway during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. The 158th WG is participating as members of the red forces during the Red Flag exercise. (US. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing, Vermont Air National Guard, sits on the runway during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 30, 2018. The 158th WG is participating as members of the red forces during the Red Flag exercise. (US. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)

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RAF Eurofighter at Red Flag 18-1

A Royal Air Force fighter pilot assigned to XI (F) Squadron performs pre-flight checks in his Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 25, 2018. The RAF is participating as members of the blue forces during the Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)

A Royal Air Force fighter pilot assigned to XI (F) Squadron performs pre-flight checks in his Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 25, 2018. The RAF is participating as members of the blue forces during the Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)

A Royal Air Force fighter pilot assigned to XI (F) Squadron performs pre-flight checks in his Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 25, 2018. The RAF is participating as members of the blue forces during the Red Flag exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver)

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F-16 Engine Inspection

Staff Sgt. Michael Dalrymple, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, checks the exhaust of an F-16 Fighting Falcon on the flight line at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, August 25, 2017. Dalrymple is assigned to the Aggressors who are responsible for providing the opposing threat during training exercises on Nellis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released)

Staff Sgt. Michael Dalrymple, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, checks the exhaust of an F-16 Fighting Falcon on the flight line at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, August 25, 2017. Dalrymple is assigned to the Aggressors who are responsible for providing the opposing threat during training exercises on Nellis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released)

Staff Sgt. Michael Dalrymple, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, checks the exhaust of an F-16 Fighting Falcon on the flight line at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, August 25, 2017. Dalrymple is assigned to the Aggressors who are responsible for providing the opposing threat during training exercises on Nellis AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released)

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Saudi F-15 at Red Flag

A Royal Saudi Air Force crew chief, pulls chaulks away from an F-15E Strike Eagle during Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 25, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

A Royal Saudi Air Force crew chief, pulls chaulks away from an F-15E Strike Eagle during Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 25, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

A Royal Saudi Air Force crew chief, pulls chocks away from an F-15E Strike Eagle during Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 25, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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B-1 Nellis Takeoff

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer departs for a training mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 24, 2011, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the NTTR.

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer departs for a training mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 24, 2011, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the NTTR.

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer departs for a training mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 12-2 Jan. 24, 2011, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the NTTR.

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Osprey at Nellis

An Airman assigned to the 14th Weapons Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida, stands outside of a CV-22 Osprey helicopter before a night mission for the United States Air Force Weapons School advanced integration at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that possesses the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released)

An Airman assigned to the 14th Weapons Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida, stands outside of a CV-22 Osprey helicopter before a night mission for the United States Air Force Weapons School advanced integration at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that possesses the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released)

An Airman assigned to the 14th Weapons Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida, stands outside of a CV-22 Osprey before a night mission for the United States Air Force Weapons School advanced integration at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2017. The CV-22 Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft that possesses the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical landing qualities of a helicopter to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released)