An Israeli air force team returned today (Thursday) from the renowned multi-annual “Red Flag” aerial training exercise that takes place at the Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and sometimes sees the participation of aerial teams from foreign countries. The Israeli team included F-15 and F-16 fighter jets, in addition to a refueling plane.

The exercise is big – to the degree that it strives to simulate a war-time situation. Foreign reports have indicated that this past exercise was unique in that it saw, for the first time, the concurrent participation of the Israeli Air Force as well as the air forces of Pakistan and United Arab Emirates. READ MORE