VOLFA 2022 | Air operations on a complex battlefield – VIDEO and Photos
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Published on 17/10/2022 at 15:14

The multinational exercise “VOLFA 2022” took place at the Mont de Marsan Air Base in France with the participation of 8 countries, 60 aircraft and helicopters. The following countries participated in the exercise: France, Greece, UAE, USA, Spain, Italy, Canada, Portugal as well as observers from Australia, the United Kingdom, Georgia and Japan.

“VOLFA 2022” is an INVITEX-LIVEX type exercise, it kicked off on Monday, September 26, 2022 and ended on Friday, October 14, 2022. It aimed to increase the readiness and combat capability of the participating units.

The Hellenic Armed Forces participated with 4 F-16 Block 52+ fighters of the Hellenic Air Force and 44 Officers and NCOs from the 115th Combat Wing.

During the exercise, complex air mission drills were executed that covered the entire spectrum of air operations in an electronic warfare environment with multiple threats.

Specifically, the following were drills executed: Defensive/Offensive Counter Air Operations, Close Air Support, Air Interdiction, Dynamic Targeting, Combat Search and Rescue, Time Sensitive Targeting.

Also read: Blue Flag 2021 | Massive fighter take-offs with Greek participation




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