A French air force E-3 Sentry serving in a NATO capacity lines up to take on fuel from a 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker April 10, 2014, over Eastern Europe. The E-3 provides intelligence gathering capabilities and mobile radar. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon Johnston/Released)
U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft assigned to the 131st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron remain on the flightline during a theater security package deployment at Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands, April 12, 2016. The F-15s will conduct training alongside NATO allies to strengthen interoperability and to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the security and stability of Europe. The F-15s from the Massachusetts and California Air National Guard are deployed to Europe as part of the TSP.
RAAF F/A18 Hornet.About 300 RAAF personnel from Australia deployed to Exercise Red Flag held between 21 Jan – 15 Feb 2014.Conducted on 15,000-square-mile Nevada Test & Training Range,north of Las Vegas in US.Large scale exercise involved crews from forces, including US & UK flying strike,electronic warfare,tactical transport,fighter escort,airborne warning & control & air to air refuelling against dedicated defensive fighter aircraft & an extensive range of simulated surface to air threats.