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

Another Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway

Savannah - Another Sentry Savannah is underway after F-22As and T-38s from Tyndall AFB arrived at Savannah IAP over the weekend. There are 16 F-22As from the 43rd FS and 95th FS and 7 or 8 T-38s from the 2nd FTS. This morning, they operated off of the Georgia coast in the offshore warning areas … Continue reading Another Sentry Savannah Exercise Underway

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

Sentry Savannah 2016 Underway

Savannah - On Saturday,  I posted about the arrival of F-16s and F-22s at the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center/Air Dominance Center and surmised that an exercise was about to begin. That exercise began today and based on airspace requests I heard on the radios, it's a Sentry Savannah exercise. It is comprised of 175th … Continue reading Sentry Savannah 2016 Underway

Exercise at the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center/Air Dominance Center?

Savannah - Yesterday, F-22As from the 43rd FS at Tyndall AFB, F-16s from the 114th FW, South Dakota ANG, KC-135s, and a C-130 arrived at the Savannah CRTC/Air Dominance Center and Hunter AAF. The F-22As arrived as HORNET, WASP, and STINGER flights in the morning and the F-16s arrived as LOBO, SPARK, and possibly TALON … Continue reading Exercise at the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center/Air Dominance Center?

Exercise Atlantic Spear

Savannah - Over the weekend, I heard that F-15s from the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard and the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard arrived had arrived at the Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center/Air Dominance Center. On Tuesday, when I came back to Savannah from Brunswick, I heard the F-15s working offshore … Continue reading Exercise Atlantic Spear

Sentry Savannah Photos; 11 February 2015

Savannah - Curious about which units and aircraft are participating in the Sentry Savannah exercise this year, I went out to the airport this morning to watch the morning sortie land. It was disappointing to find that the airport was using runway 10 for takeoffs and landings because that meant I wouldn't be able to … Continue reading Sentry Savannah Photos; 11 February 2015

138th FW and HSC-26 Visit the Savannah CRTC

Savannah - Earlier in the week I was given a heads up that F-16s from Oklahoma were visiting Savannah, but I didn't have a chance to listen on the radio for them until I got back to Savannah this morning. They are indeed from the 138th Fighter Wing, OK ANG and were flying today as … Continue reading 138th FW and HSC-26 Visit the Savannah CRTC

Large Force Exercise Over Coastal Georgia, Day 2

Savannah - The exercise being held over coastal Georgia, named Boar's Nest based on ROCKET 11's check in with SEALORD, continued for a second day on Wednesday. The day's activity consisted of many of the same players as Tuesday's activity with the addition of a B-1B and a P-8A replacing Tuesday's P-3C. The offshore SUAs, … Continue reading Large Force Exercise Over Coastal Georgia, Day 2

Large Force Exercise over Coastal Georgia

Savannah - Yesterday afternoon, there was a Large Force Exercise in Coastal GA that involved JSTARS, an E-2, a KC-135, F-15Es, F-16s, A-10s, a B-52, a P-3, and an MQ-5.  The offshore SUAs, the Coastal MOAs, and the Fort Stewart MOAs were used for air-to-air combat activity, air-to-surface missions over land, and air-to-surface missions over … Continue reading Large Force Exercise over Coastal Georgia