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Frisian Flag 2015
 
Latest update: October 2015
 
The annual Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) exercise Frisian Flag (FF) took place from April 13th - April 24th. This years exercise saw the participation of 12 F-15C/D Eagles from the United States Air Force - Air National Guard (ANG). The 159th Fighter Squadron from the Florida ANG and the 123rd Fighter Squadron Oregon ANG deployed to Europe supporting Atlantic Resolve and as the second Theather Security Package (TSP) as the 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron. After their stay in the Netherlands the unit deployed to Eastern Europe with Bulgaria Graf Ignatievo the first air base to welcome the F-15s.

Simultaneously with Frisian Flag the second European Air Refueling Training (EART) exercise took place at Eindhoven. The participating tankers (French Air Force C-135FR, German A310MRTT, Italian KC-767A and RNLAF KDC-10) supported the FF participants.
 
Participants Frisian Flag 2015
 
Country: Aircraft: Squadron / Wing: Airbase: Comments:
         
Finland F/A-18C HävLLv31 Kuopio / Rissala  
Germany EF-2000 TaktLwG 31 Norvenich  
Netherlands F-16AM/BM 312 Squadron Volkel  
    313 Squadron Volkel  
    322 Squadron Leeuwarden  
Poland F-16C/D 10 ELT Łask  
Spain EF-18A/B Ala 12 Torrejón  
United States F-15C/D 123rd FS Portland, Orgeon 159th EFS
    159th FS Jacksonville, Florida 159th EFS
 
Note: Airborne Early Warning was provided by an E-3A AWACS from the NAEW & CF (NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force) operating from its homebase Geilenkirchen in Germany. Operating from Eindhoven Air Base 336 squadron provided a C-130 Hercules. 
 
Finnish Air Force F/A-18C German Air Force EF-2000 RNLAF F-16AM
     
Polish Air Force F-16D Spanish Air Force EF-18A USAF - ANG F-15C
 
Frisian Flag support aircraft
 
Finnish Air Force C-295M Polish Air Force C-295M Polish Air Force C-130E
     
   
Spanish Air Force C-130H    
 
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