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Exercise Objectives

NORTHERN LIGHTNING:

VISION: Deliver a premier Air National Guard joint training environment replicating today‚Äôs battle space with current and future weapons platforms.

OBJECTIVE: Provide a tactical level, joint training exercise emphasizing user defined objectives resulting in tailored, scenario based, full-spectrum, high-end training.

FOCUS: Opposed Air Interdiction and Close Air Support against a highly integrated air defense system composed of relevant surface-to-air and air-to-air threats in a contested/degraded operational (CDO) environment.

MISSIONS: Offensive/Defensive Counter Air (OCA/DCA), Suppression/Destruction of Enemy Air Defense (SEAD/DEAD), and Close Air Support (CAS)

Emphasis placed on Joint integration of 4th and 5th generation assets from the Air National Guard, Air Force, Navy and Marines

Contact Information:

Volk Field Base Scheduling:
wi.crtc.scheduling.org@us.af.mil


Visiting Unit Website: APAN

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