Eielson AFB in Fairbanks, Alaska, is home to one of only two dedicated US Air Force aggressor squadrons — the 18th AGRS ‘Blue Foxes’.

High above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC), an 18th AGRS F-16C backs away from the tanker ahead of a ‘Red Flag — Alaska’ scrap.
Ivan Voukadinov

IN AN AGE of gray camouflage schemes, toned-down squadron markings and insignia, aggressor squadrons appeal by their outward appearance alone. The 18th Aggressor Squadron (AGRS) at Eielson AFB, Alaska, is no exception, sporting 21 Block 30 F-16C/Ds that are painted in a variety of non-standard schemes designed to represent potential enemy aircraft.

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