DRAKEN EXPANDS

Contractor air services provider Draken International is building on its work at Nellis AFB, Nevada, as well as branching out in Europe.

A Draken L-159E flying Red Air in support of the European FWIT program.
Photos Frank Crébas/ Bluelife Aviation

CONTRACTOR AIR SUPPORT provider Draken International has deployed 11 Aero Vodochody L-159E Advanced Light Combat Aircraft (ALCA) to Nellis AFB, Nevada, to provide adversary support to the company’s USAF Adversary Air (AdAir) contract. Upon arrival at Nellis, the L-159 aircraft began flying missions after receiving a Military Flight Release (MFR) authorizing the integration of the L-159 with USAF assets. The L-159s join 13 A-4 Skyhawks that Draken is already operating in support of this contract, for a total of 24 Draken aircraft now operating out of the Nevada base.

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