PAF F-16s DEPART FOR “RED FLAG” EXERCISE IN USA
ISLAMABAD 10 July 2010:- A contingent of Pakistan Air Force F-16 combat aircraft along with fighter pilots and technical crew departed a PAF Base for USA, to participate in the forthcoming multinational Air Force Exercise “Red Flag” scheduled to commence on 15 July, 2010. Some of the leading Air Forces of the world including the United States Air Force would take part in the exercise. PAF F-16s would fly across the Atlantic Ocean to participate in Red Flag exercise.
Red Flag, one of the most reputed Air Force exercises in the world, is being held periodically in USA since 1975. PAF’s participation in this exercise would further hone the skills of its combat and technical crew in facing the challenges of effectively employing Air Power in the 21st century.