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13 novembre 2015 5 13 /11 /novembre /2015 08:30
F-15E Strike Eagles arrive at Incirlik Air Base

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle departs RAF Lakenheath to support Operation Inherent Resolve, Nov. 12, 2015. Aircraft from the 48th Fighter Wing deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to conduct counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria. This dual-role fighter jet is designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in all weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erin Trower)


November 12, 2015 EUCOM


STUTTGART, Germany — In a demonstration of our continued commitment to the fight against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, United States European Command directed the U.S. Air Force to deploy six F-15Es to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.  The F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing based at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, arrived today at approximately 3:50 p.m. Eastern European Time (EET).  These aircraft will conduct counter-ISIL missions in Iraq and Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.  These F-15Es join six F-15Cs currently deployed to Incirlik AB, also from the 48th Fighter Wing.  The F-15Cs are conducting combat air patrols in Turkish air space to help secure sovereign Turkish airspace.  Turkey and the U.S. are long-time NATO Allies and the U.S. Air Force has a long history of working closely with Turkey. As always, we are guests of the government of Turkey at Incirlik Air Base, and there are no plans for a more permanent U.S. presence at this location.  We will continue to work closely with our Turkish partners on supporting the sovereignty of Turkish airspace and our shared

efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL.  The U.S. and Turkey, as NATO allies, share a commitment to peace and stability in the region.

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26 septembre 2014 5 26 /09 /septembre /2014 11:30
Eagles Return


9/25/2014 Strategy Page


Two U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft fly over northern Iraq Sept. 23, 2014, after conducting airstrikes in Syria. The aircraft were part of a large coalition strike package that was the first to strike Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) targets in Syria. President Barack Obama authorized humanitarian aid deliveries to Iraq as well as targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel from extremists known as ISIL. U.S. Central Command directed the operations. (DoD photo by Senior Airman Matthew Bruch, U.S. Air Force)

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18 février 2014 2 18 /02 /février /2014 17:20
Eagles At Sunset



2/17/2014 Strategy page


Two F-15E Strike Eagles are parked on the flightline Feb.10, 2014, as the sun sets over Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. More than 3,200 service members and 125 aircraft from joint U.S. and allied combat forces from around the world participate in Red Flag 14-1, hosted by the 414th Combat Training Squadron. The main objective of the exercise is to increase capabilities to defend against future threats.The F-15Es are assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lorenz Crespo)

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