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Nellis AFB and Red Flag 2014-2

 

The 57th Wing is the operational element of the center. The wing's major units are the 57th Operations Group, 57th Maintenance Group, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds", U.S. Air Force Weapons School, 414th Combat Training Squadron (Red Flag), 547th Intelligence Squadron and the 549th Combat Training Squadron (Green Flag-West).

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

 

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon

Other USAFWC units at Nellis AFB are the 99th Air Base Wing and Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR), along with the 53d Test & Evaluation Group (53d Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla.) and 505th Operations Group (505th Command & Control Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.).

General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon

General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon

General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon Thunderbirds

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

The 99 ABW has three groups. The 99th Mission Support Group provides a wide array of services including transportation, supply, services, contracting, civil engineering, mission support and communications for both Nellis AFB and Creech AFB. The 99th Medical Group provides a growing range of medical services to the base and retiree population at the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center, operated jointly with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The 99th Security Forces Group provides base security and, through ACC's Silver Flag-Alpha Training Center at Creech AFB, training for SF defenders deploying to combat zones.

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

A-10C Thunderbolt II

A-10C Thunderbolt II

A-10C Thunderbolt II

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Tenant units at Nellis include the 926th Group, Air Force Reserve Command; 820th Red Horse Squadron and 555th Red Horse Squadron (AFRC); Operating Location Alpha, 563d Rescue Group and more than 50 smaller tenant units and activities. Also present is an Armed Forces Reserve Center hosting US Navy ReserveUS Army Reserve and US Marine Corps Reserve units.

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

Boeing E-3A Sentry

Boeing E-3A Sentry

Boeing E-3A Sentry

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle General Characteristics
Primary function: Tactical fighter
Contractor: McDonnell Douglas Corp.
Power plant: Two Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-100, 220 or 229 turbofan engines with afterburners
Thrust: (C/D models) 23,450 pounds each engine
Wingspan: 42.8 feet (13 meters)
Length: 63.8 feet (19.44 meters)
Height: 18.5 feet (5.6 meters) 
Weight: 31,700 pounds
Maximum takeoff weight: (C/D models) 68,000 pounds (30,844 kilograms)
Fuel  Capacity: 36,200 pounds (three external plus conformal fuel tanks)
Payload: depends on mission
Speed: 1,875 mph (Mach 2 class) 
Ceiling: 65,000 feet (19,812 meters)
Range: 3,450 miles (3,000 nautical miles) ferry range with conformal fuel tanks and three external fuel tanks
Crew: F-15A/C: one. F-15B/D/E: two
Armament: One internally mounted M-61A1 20mm 20-mm, six-barrel cannon with 940 rounds of ammunition; four AIM-9 Sidewinder and four AIM-120 AMRAAMs or eight AIM-120 AMRAAMs, carried externally.
Unit Cost: A/B models - $27.9 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars);C/D models - $29.9 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars)
Initial operating capability: September 1975
Inventory: Total force, 249

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon

General Dynamics F-16AM Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle

Lockheed Martin HC-130J Combat King II

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress General Characteristics
Primary Function:
Heavy bomber
Contractor: Boeing Military Airplane Co.
Power plant: Eight Pratt & Whitney engines TF33-P-3/103 turbofan
Thrust: Each engine up to 17,000 pounds
Length: 159 feet, 4 inches (48.5 meters)
Height: 40 feet, 8 inches (12.4 meters)
Wingspan: 185 feet (56.4 meters
Speed: 650 miles per hour (Mach 0.84)
Ceiling: 50,000 feet (15,151.5 meters
Weight: Approximately 185,000 pounds empty (83,250 kilograms)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 488,000 pounds (219,600 kilograms
Range: Unrefueled 8,800 miles (7,652 nautical miles)
Armament: Approximately 70,000 pounds (31,500 kilograms) mixed ordnance -- bombs, mines and missiles. (Modified to carry air-launched cruise missiles)
Crew: Five (aircraft commander, pilot, radar navigator, navigator and electronic warfare officer
Accommodations: Six ejection seats
Unit Cost: $53.4 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars)
Date Deployed: February 1955
Inventory: Active force, 85; ANG, 0; Reserve, 9

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing E-3A Sentry

Boeing E-3A Sentry

Boeing E-3A Sentry  General Characteristics
Primary Function:
Airborne battle management, command and control
Contractor: Boeing Aerospace Co.
Power Plant: Four Pratt and Whitney TF33-PW-100A turbofan engines
Thrust: 20,500 pounds each engine at sea level
Rotodome: 30 feet in diameter (9.1 meters), 6 feet thick (1.8 meters), mounted 11 feet (3.33 meters) above fuselage
Wingspan: 145 feet, 9 inches (44.4 meters)
Length: 152 feet, 11 inches (46.6 meters)
Height: 41 feet, 9 inches (13 meters)
Weight: 205,000 pounds (zero fuel) (92,986 kilograms)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 325,000 pounds (147,418 kilograms)
Fuel Capacity: 21,000 gallons (79,494 liters)
Speed: optimum cruise 360 mph (Mach 0.48)
Range: more than 5,000 nautical miles (9,250 kilometers)
Ceiling: Above 29,000 feet (8,788 meters)
Crew: Flight crew of four plus mission crew of 13-19 specialists (mission crew size varies according to mission)
Unit Cost: $270 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars)
Initial operating capability: April 1978
Inventory: Active force, 32 (1 test); Reserve, 0; Guard, 0

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon Thunderbirds

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon Thunderbirds

F-16D Falcon

Boeing E-3A Sentry

Boeing E-3C Sentry

KC-135 Stratotanker

KC-135 Stratotanker

 KC-135 Stratotanker General Characteristics
Primary Function:
Aerial refueling and airlift
Prime Contractor: The Boeing Company
Power Plant: CFM International CFM-56 turbofan engines
Thrust: 21,634 pounds each engine
Wingspan: 130 feet, 10 inches (39.88 meters)
Length: 136 feet, 3 inches (41.53 meters)
Height: 41 feet, 8 inches (12.7 meters)
Speed: 530 miles per hour at 30,000 feet (9,144 meters)
Ceiling: 50,000 feet (15,240 meters)
Range: 1,500 miles (2,419 kilometers) with 150,000 pounds (68,039 kilograms) of transfer fuel; ferry mission, up to 11,015 miles (17,766 kilometers)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 322,500 pounds (146,285 kilograms)
Maximum Transfer Fuel Load: 200,000 pounds (90,719 kilograms)
Maximum Cargo Capability: 83,000 pounds (37,648 kilograms), 37 passengers
Pallet Positions: 6
Crew: Three: pilot, co-pilot and boom operator. Some KC-135 missions require the addition of a navigator. The Air Force has a limited number of navigator suites that can be installed for unique missions.
Aeromedical Evacuation Crew: A basic crew of five (two flight nurses and three medical technicians) is added for aeromedical evacuation missions. Medical crew may be altered as required by the needs of patients.
Unit Cost: $39.6 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars)
Date Deployed: August 1956
Inventory: Active duty, 167; Air National Guard, 180; Air Force Reserve, 67

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon General Characteristics
Primary Function: Multirole fighter
Contractor: Lockheed Martin Corp.
Power Plant: F-16C/D: one Pratt and Whitney F100-PW-200/220/229 or General Electric F110-GE-100/129
Thrust: F-16C/D, 27,000 pounds
Wingspan: 32 feet, 8 inches (9.8 meters)
Length: 49 feet, 5 inches (14.8 meters)
Height: 16 feet (4.8 meters)
Weight: 19,700 pounds without fuel (8,936 kilograms)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 37,500 pounds (16,875 kilograms)
Fuel Capacity: 7,000 pounds internal (3,175 kilograms); typical capacity, 12,000 pounds with two external tanks (5443 kilograms)
Payload: Two 2,000-pound bombs, two AIM-9, two AIM-120 and two 2400-pound external fuel tanks
Speed: 1,500 mph (Mach 2 at altitude)
Range: More than 2,002 miles ferry range (1,740 nautical miles)
Ceiling: Above 50,000 feet (15 kilometers)
Armament: One M-61A1 20mm multibarrel cannon with 500 rounds; external stations can carry up to six air-to-air missiles, conventional air-to-air and air-to-surface munitions and electronic countermeasure pods
Crew: F-16C, one; F-16D, one or two
Unit cost: F-16A/B , $14.6 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars); F-16C/D,$18.8 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars)
Initial operating capability: F-16A, January 1979; F-16C/D Block 25-32, 1981;
F-16C/D Block 40-42, 1989; and F-16C/D Block 50-52, 1994
Inventory: Total force, F-16C/D, 1018

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

F-16C Falco & F-15C Eagle

Boeing E-3C Sentry

Boeing E-3C Sentry

Boeing E-3C Sentry

KC-135 Stratotanker

Lockheed Martin HC-130J Combat King II

F-22 Raptor

Lockheed Martin HC-130J Combat King II General Characteristics
Primary function:
Fixed-wing Personnel Recovery platform
Contractor: Lockheed Aircraft Corp.
Power Plant: Four Rolls Royce AE2100D3 turboprop engines
Thrust: 4,591 Propeller Shaft Horsepower, each engine
Wingspan: 132 feet, 7 inches (40.4 meters)
Length: 97 feet, 9 inches (29.57 meters)
Height: 38 feet, 9 inches (11.58 meters)
Operating Weight: 89,000 pounds (40,369 kilograms)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 164,000 pounds (74,389 kilograms)
Fuel Capacity: 61,360 pounds (9,024 gallons)
Payload: 35,000 pounds (15,875 kilograms)
Speed: 316 knots indicated air speed at sea level
Range: beyond 4,000 miles (3,478 nautical miles)
Ceiling: 33,000 feet (10,000 meters)
Armament: countermeasures/flares, chaff
Basic Crew: Three officers (pilot, co-pilot, combat system officer) and two enlisted loadmasters
Unit Cost: $66 million (fiscal 2010 replacement cost)
Initial operating capability: 2013

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

KC-135 Stratotanker

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle General Characteristics
Primary function: Air-to-ground attack aircraft
Contractor: The Boeing Company
Power plant: Two Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 or 229 turbofan engines with afterburners
Thrust: 25,000 - 29,000 pounds each engine
Wingspan: 42.8 feet (13 meters)
Length: 63.8 feet (19.44 meters)
Height: 18.5 feet (5.6 meters)
Weight: 37,500 pounds ( 17,010 kilograms)
Maximum takeoff weight: 81,000 pounds (36,450 kilograms)
Fuel capacity: 35,550 pounds (three external tanks plus conformal fuel tanks)
Payload: depends upon mission
Speed: 1,875 mph (Mach 2.5 plus) 
Range: 2,400 miles (3,840 kilometers) ferry range with conformal fuel tanks and three external fuel tanks
Ceiling: 60,000 feet (18,288 meters) 
Armament: One 20mm multibarrel gun mounted internally with 500 rounds of ammunition. Four AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles and four AIM-120 AMRAAM, or eight AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles. Any air-to-surface weapon in the Air Force inventory (nuclear and conventional)
Crew: Pilot and weapon systems officer
Unit cost: $31.1 million (fiscal 98 constant dollars)
Initial operating capability: September 1989
Inventory: Total force, 219

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

Antonov-AN124-100  

280

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle

KC-135 Stratotanker

A-10C Thunderbolt II

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

F-22 Raptor

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon & F-15C Eagle

General Dynamics F-16C Falcon

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle  

Antonov-AN124-100

Antonov-AN124-100  

Boeing E-3C Sentry

McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle

A-10C Thunderbolt II

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress

F-22 Raptor

F-22 Raptor

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