While they relish the role as the adversary of Red Flag, the aggressors consider themselves a training aid for the blue forces pilots, especially since, like Anderson, they once flew on the blue side during Red Flag themselves.
The blue force pilot's eyes widened as he saw the "King Kong" of Red Flag converging quickly on his F-16 Fighting Falcon at 30,000 feet.
were in constant motion while members of 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion conducted a successful raid to produce intelligence, aiding in the rescue of the downed pilot.
The CFACC and the majority of the blue forces communicated using CENTRIXS 4-EYES.
Because the enclaves were not connected, unless a user was using SIPRNET, not all blue forces were able to participate in a particular chat session.
An officer of the 2nd Brigade 3rd ID told him his troops did not want to use blue force tracking systems.
The service recently issued a solicitation to industry for ideas on how to address the processing of classified blue force tracking messages over commercial mobile satellite communications networks.
TRADOC also provided three personnel from Booz, Allen and Hamilton to act as Blue Force commanders.
To assist the facilitators in running the MAPEX, a battle rhythm was established, First, the Blue Force commanders presented an operational maneuver brief.
Darrell Combs, who served as Red's chief of staff: "We came up with a long campaign plan to drag the fight, make it painful, because we know the Blue forces are generally casualty-adverse.
The Blue force fighting Nair consists of three corps-size units, two Air Force expeditionary force packages, five aircraft carriers (four American and one British) and three battalions of special operations forces.
The FBCB2 software, installed on almost every vehicle, tipped the balance in favor of the Blue Force
at the onset of the war.