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The air base[]

Nellis Air Force Base/"Nellis".
Category. Statistic.
Location. Nevada, USA.
Opened in. As McCarren Field circa 1935.
Closed in. Open.
Operated by. West Coast Air Corps Training Center in 1941, Western Flying Training Command in1943, Air Training Command in 1947, Tactical Air Command in 1958 and finaly Air Combat Command in 1992. The USAF's Red Flag exercises are done here.
Owned by. United States Air Force (USAF).
Outside links. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellis_Air_Force_Base, http://www.mil-airfields.de/de/altes-lager.htm http://wikimapia.org/1805226/Altes-Lager-J%C3%BCterbog-Airfield-Closed, http://afthunderbirds.com/site/ and http://www.nellis.af.mil/aviationnation/.

It is a major communications hub in the US military system.

Cloned GDR airfield[]

Military experts have suggested that Altes Lager/Jüterbog Airfield had been copied by the United States Air Force, as part of its Tolicha Peak Electronic Combat Range (TPECR), which is situated in the western part of the Nevada Test and Training Range for use it the USAF Red Flag exercises.

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See also[]

  1. Noteworthy Air bases
  2. Also see- http://fallout.wikia.com/wiki/Nellis_Air_Force_Base for an interesting alternate history story (Fall Out video game) about the air base.
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