Contracted aggressors provide new opportunities

Steven “Speed” Peute, a Draken International pilot, performs pre-flight checks on the L-159 Honeybadger before takeoff on Jan. 24th, 2019, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Air Force leadership contracts civilian pilots as aggressors for simulated air defense. This relationship provides several benefits to include lower fuel costs and more opportunities for Air Force pilots to train for actual combat missions. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Cassidy Woody)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Cassidy Woody
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