Air-Force USAF F-16s execute counter air training with ITAF F-35s

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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons and Airmen assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing participated in an Agile Combat Employment (ACE) exercise at Amendola Air Base, Italy on Feb. 16-17, 2021.

The 555th and 510th Fighter Squadrons executed counter air training with the Italian air force 32° Stormo, Rome Air Squad Command. The 32° Stormo [32nd Wing] is the first European unit to acquire F-35 aircraft. 

During the exercise, eight F-16s from the 31st FW, two U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, six Italian air force F-35s, and six Italian Air Force Eurofighters trained together.  Read more here
 
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