All In for Exercise Red Flag

Roberto Yáñez and Alex Rodriguez tell the story of the first Ejército del Aire Typhoon transatlantic deployment to Exercise Red Flag

After an eight-year absence, this past August the Ejército del Aire once again participated in Exercise Red Flag, when it sent eight EF-18Ms and two KC-130H Hercules tankers to Nellis Air Force Base.

Six months later and while the results of the previous deployment were still being studied, eight Eurofighter Typhoons departed Morón Air Base near Seville on February 18 bound for Red Flag 17-2, the first time Spanish Typhoons have participated in the US Air Force’s premier air exercise. The Typhoon entered Ejército del Aire service back in 2004.

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