Air International 2016-05
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J.Kraak - Serpentex /Military/
Overview of the SERPENREX 2016 participants, including the German GFD PC-9 and the visiting Ejercito del Aire EF-18Ms.
Two Ejercito del Aire EF-18Ms being refuelled by the Solenzara cross servicing team. The Hornets landed at BA126 after each CAS mission for debriefing.
Rafale C, 118/30-IW, pictured against the typical Corsican background loaded with two LGTRs.
Overview of the SERPENREX 2016 participants, including the German GFD PC-9 and the visiting Ejercito del Aire EF-18Ms.
An armourer checks an LGTR before the pilot arrives.
Overview of the SERPENREX 2016 participants, including the German GFD PC-9 and the visiting Ejercito del Aire EF-18Ms.
This year tactical transport aircraft were integrated into the exercise scenario. This Transall C-160 worked with the fighters and ground crews during assault landings and para drops.
Overview of the SERPENREX 2016 participants, including the German GFD PC-9 and the visiting Ejercito del Aire EF-18Ms.
Three Mirage 2000Ns flew missions during SERPENTEX, both working with JTACs on the ground and flying mixed patrols with the Mirage 2000Ds.
Mirage 2000N 366/125-BC during its take-off run at Solenzara.
An inert GBU-12 on a Mirage 2000D centreline station.
Eight Mirage 2000Ds were involved in SERPENTEX 2016: six from the BA133 Nancy and two from the CEAM at Solenzara. Mirage 2000D 675/3-JI fitted with a Damocles targeting pod, awaits its next mission.
A Fennec performs a low pass over the JTACs after a live firing mission at the Diane range. A sniper is at the door with his HK417 7.62mm semi-automatic rifle.