[Photo Gallery] Colombian Air Force Kfir combat planes at their first Red Flag ever

Arriving at Nellis Air Force Base on Jul. 13, Kfir jets belonging to the Colombian Air Force are currently taking part to the first Red Flag exercise (RF 12-4) ever.

Their deployment culminates two years of preparation and training for this long-awaited participation in the world’s most realistic exercise.

In the following gallery, some pictures of the Israeli-built Kfir operating at Nellis AFB.

Image credit: U.S. Air Force

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David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.