A C-17 from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., releases flares over the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Rusell Cooley)
A 14 Sqn Tornado, with its standard tactical pack
On Apr. 17 the U.S. Air Force scrambled two F-22 Raptor stealth jets, one E-3 Sentry AEW (Airborne Early Warning) aircraft and a KC-135 tanker (according to some reports, others don’t mention the Stratotanker’s presence) to intercept two nuclear-capable Bears flying roughly 100 nm southwest of Kodiak.
The 617 Dambusters, from May 1991 to its dissolution in March 2014. This prestigious unit is destined to receive F-35B, on the basis of Marham, in 2018-2019,