Tyndall AFB

Checkered Flag brings Tyndall-based F-35As closer to combat readiness

The 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall AFB, Florida, is well into its transition from an air dominance training and F-22A conversion mission towards being a fully combat-capable fighter wing equipped with more than 70 F-35A Lightning IIs and this was furthered during Exercise Checkered Flag 24-1

325th FW welcomes first USAF F-35As to Tyndall AFB

The 325th Fighter Wing has formally welcomed its first four F-35As to Tyndall AFB in Florida, where some 78 examples of the fifth-generation fighter will eventually equip three projected fully combat-capable Lightning II squadrons

94th FS breaks F-22 live-fire missile record

The USAF’s 94th Fighter Squadron – a component of the 1st Fighter Wing at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia – recently broke the record for the most air-to-air missiles loaded and fired from an F-22A Raptor whilst taking part in an exercise

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Record contract awarded to prepare Tyndall AFB for F-35 operations

The US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a record development contract to prepare Tyndall AFB for F-35 operations, with the site being heavily damaged by Hurricane Michael in 2018

Tyndall to host three new F-35A squadrons

A Record of Decision has been issued by the USAF, making Tyndall AFB, Florida, the official location to host three new squadrons of the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II