Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Savannah - There is a Sentry Savannah exercise underway at the Georgia Air National Guard's Air Dominance Center (ADC) at the Savannah-Hilton Head IAP. There are F-16s from the 187th Fighter Wing, Alabama ANG and Aero L-159s from Draken International at the ADC and they're being supported by 126th ARW and 185th ARW KC-135s at … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Interesting F/A-18 and F-15C Air-to-Ground Combat Training at Townsend Range and the Coastal MOA

Savannah - Over the last few days, from both home and from the mobile station, I have had the chance to listen to some very interesting air-to-ground combat training from Townsend Range and the Coastal MOA between Savannah and Brunswick in coastal Georgia. F/A-18s based out of MCAS Beaufort along with F/A-18s from NASJRB Fort … Continue reading Interesting F/A-18 and F-15C Air-to-Ground Combat Training at Townsend Range and the Coastal MOA

Sentry Savannah Recap; 23 May 2018

Savannah - I got back into Savannah from Brunswick yesterday morning just in time to catch the last sorties of the latest Sentry Savannah exercise. It proved to be an interesting morning, with flights of F-15s, F-16s, F-22s, and T-38s being controlled by an E-3 and supported by two KC-135s. After the intercepts were over, … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Recap; 23 May 2018

Sentry Savannah Update; 16 May 2018

Savannah - Yesterday, I posted about a Sentry Savannah exercise being underway out of the Savannah Air Dominance Center. Yesterday's activity, despite being cut short by bad weather during the afternoon sortie, was far bigger than Tuesday's activity and included participation by F-16s from the 55th and 79th Fighter Squadrons from Shaw AFB as well … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Update; 16 May 2018

Another Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Savannah - Last week, F-22As from the 192nd Fighter Wing, Virginia Air National Guard and T-38s from the 71st Fighter Training Squadron, both from Langley AFB, arrived at the Savannah Air Dominance Center at the Savannah - Hilton Head International Airport. Given the timing of their arrival, I'm not sure if they are considering this … Continue reading Another Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway at the Savannah Air Dominance Center

Sentry Savannah Photos; 1 February 2018

Savannah - After breakfast yesterday morning, I drove out to Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport to catch the Sentry Savannah aircraft recovering to Savannah from their morning sorties. When I first got to my spot (the old Applebee's at SR 21/SR 307), the airport was using Runway 10, which meant that aircraft were taking off towards … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Photos; 1 February 2018

Sentry Savannah Update; 2 February 2018

Savannah - After another day of monitoring the Sentry Savannah exercise and a ride out to the airport to watch the morning sorties recover, I have some updates on the frequencies and callsigns in use. 314.300 became an interesting frequency; on 31 January I thought the 159th FW F-15s were using it, but on 1 … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Update; 2 February 2018

The First Sentry Savannah Exercise of 2018 is Underway

Savannah - It's late January/early February so that means it's once again time for a Sentry Savannah exercise. For this iteration, there are fourteen F-22As from the 43rd FS at Tyndall AFB, ten T-38s from the 2nd FTS at Tyndall AFB, and seven F/A-18Es from VFA-143 at NAS Oceana. They all arrived at the Air … Continue reading The First Sentry Savannah Exercise of 2018 is Underway

Sentry Savannah Photos; 8 February 2017

Savannah - This morning I went out to Savannah International Airport and watched the Sentry Savannah morning sorties come back in and get some photos of the aircraft. It's been awhile since I shot fast moving targets and as the morning progressed it got dark and overcast (even before the overcast moved over, you can … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Photos; 8 February 2017

Oregon ANG F-15s at Savannah IAP and possible Sentry Savannah Exercise

Savannah - A couple of days ago when I returned to Savannah from Brunswick, I discovered that some F-15s were at the Air National Guard's Combat Readiness Training Center/Air Dominance Center at the Savannah International Airport. On both Thursday and Friday they flew sorties offshore for exercises with F-15s from Jacksonville IAP, F-16s from McEntire … Continue reading Oregon ANG F-15s at Savannah IAP and possible Sentry Savannah Exercise