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-388th Fighter Wing completes combat exercise

Nov 06, 2018 - ENP Newswire

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah - The 388th Fighter Wing's 4th Fighter Squadron and 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit recently completed a combat exercise where they tested and evaluated their capabilities to operate the F-35A Lightning II in a deployed environment.

The units focused on combat operations and tactical scenarios - aircraft battle damage, downed-pilot recovery, and fighting in an environment with limited or no communications.

The exercise generated nearly 150 sorties in two weeks...