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  • F-15E Strike Eagles arrive at ADAB to support ongoing operations

    F-15E Strike Eagles from the 494th Fighter Squadron arrive at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • All-enlisted RPA crew operates out of ADAB

    For the first time downrange, an all-enlisted crew launched and recovered an RQ-4 Global Hawk to perform operations out of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 13, 2019.
  • 380th ESFS brings proficiency firing to the AOR

    The 380th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron has worked diligently this year to bolster their training program and bring increased lethality to Al Dhafra Air Base.
  • Falcon Shield strengthens coalition’s air defense

    The United Arab Emirates led an annual exercise for allied partners to test and improve the synergy of air and missile defense capabilities with U.S. planning support from the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Center.
  • VCSAF Wilson visits ADAB

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson speaks with F-35A Lightning II aircrew and maintainers Sept. 27, 2019 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Wilson discussed the strategic role of the F-35A to the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of operations for its inaugural combat deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris
  • 380 AEW first responders exercise readiness, interoperability

    Emergency personnel from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing executed a large, first responder exercise Sept. 24, 2019, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • Coalition partners participate in UAE's large force exercise

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – The coalition of U.S., French and Emirati Air Force’s collaborated in a two-day large force exercise beginning on Aug. 27 in United Arab Emirates.The UAE Air Warfare Center kicked off the exercise by forming two opposing teams, Red and Blue, who began planning the mission which would be followed through the next
  • Acting SecArmy visits ADAB, discusses role in regional defense

    Ryan D. McCarthy, the acting Secretary of the Army, visited Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, during a trip to the Arabian Gulf region Sept. 20, 2019. The secretary received a mission brief from Airmen assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, specifically discussing counter-unmanned aerial systems capabilities. Additionally, McCarthy
  • ADAB Strike Eagles demonstrate agility and enhance regional defense

    An F-15E Strike Eagle, assigned to the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, takes off for Agile Strike Sept. 18, 2019, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The 336th EFS sent two aircraft and personnel to operate missions out of Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia to challenge their flexibility at expanding tactical and strategic reach