Frisian Flag 2018 – The Netherlands

Frisian Flag 2017
RNLAF F16 & Eurofighter GAF

Between 9 and the 20th of April, a large exercise will be held at Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands. The exercise is called Frisian Flag 2018. Participating aircraft from several countries in the world will be airborne twice a day. The purpose of Frisian Flag is preparing for any conflict, the main reason is cooperation between the multiple countries. Every other nation speaks another language and is it important that everyone will speak the same during conflict situations. There has been already some conflicts in the past, like in Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq, and some other countries. Thanks to exercises like Frisian Flag it is possible to actually train the cooperative actions.
Full report from 2017: Frisian Flag 2017

 

Leeuwarden AB, EHLW NLD
5x Mirage 2000D FAF EC003
5x Rafale B FAF
3x Rafale C FAF
8x EF2000 GAF TLG31 & TLG71
5x F-16C/D PolAF
3x MiG-29 PolAF 1elt
12x F-16AM/BM RNLAF 312sq, 313sq, 322sq
6x F-18 SpAF
6x F-15C/D USAF Oregon ANG
6x F-15C/D USAF Massachusetts ANG
1x Da20EW civil Cobham
Eindhoven AB, EHEH NLD
1x C-130H RNLAF 336sq
1x 1x A310-MRTT Germany GAF
1x KDC-10 RNLAF
Geilenkirchen, ETNG Germany
1x E-3A NATO NAEW&CF
Avord, AB LFOA France
1x E-3F FAF ERV01.093
Wittmund ETNT, Germany
3x A-4N civil Discovery Air Defence

Badge FF2018

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