Tag: Night Vision Goggles

A-10 Hog driver hits 5,000 hours milestone
Lt. Col. Sandifer reached he milestone of 5,000 flight hours in the A-10 Hog after flying the aircraft for the last 29 years Taken at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB), Ariz., the main image of this article shows Lt. Col. Robin T. Sandifer, 47th Fighter Squadron A-10 Hog instructor pilot (IP), posing with the 5,000 flight hours milestone patch in front...
"In order to train the world’s greatest F-16 pilots, we teach our students to operate day or night, under any weather condition, no matter what happens in order to get the mission done" As told by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan, 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs in the article F-16 pilots learn to fight at night, training to master nighttime operations...
"We were kind of standoffish over the Gulf of Sidra, waiting to shoot down radars. That progressed into us going over land into Africa looking for surface-to-air radars and missile sites" The following story was originally titled Fighter pilot goes above, beyond call of duty and was written by staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr., 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs  "It was...
The clear 360-degree picture of the battlespace delivered by the helmet provides the F-35 pilot with an unparalleled ability to dominate the tactical environment A vital element of the F-35 Lightning II’s unprecedented warfighter capability is the Rockwell Collins F-35 Generation III Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS), known as F-35 Gen III helmet. Noteworthy the helmet’s ground-breaking technology equips the pilot with...