Exercise Cobra Warrior 2019
RAF Waddington
September 2-20, 2019
Exercise Cobra Warrior the largest for some years centred on RAF Waddington consisted of around 50 aircraft from the German (GAF), Italian (ItAF) and Israeli Air Forces (IAF) training alongside RAF assets.

The ItAF flew Eurofighter EF2000 Typhoons with 4 Stormo based at Grosseto, 36 Stormo based at Gioia del Colle and 37 Stormo based at Trapani. The GAF flew Eurofighter EF2000 Typhoons with Jagdgeschwader 73 (Fighter Wing 73) based at Rostock-Laage. The IAF flew McDonnell Douglas F-15C/D Baz with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron based at Tel Nof Air Base, Israel. Air refueling support was provided by the RAF (Voyager), IAF (Boeing KC-707) and GAF (Airbus A310-304 MRTT) operating from RAF Brize Norton.
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Most days there were mass launches of all the multi-national aircraft.
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Left to right: GAF Typhoon (30+56), IAF F-15C/D Baz (810, 715 and 583) with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron, RAF Sentinel R.1 (ZJ692) with 5(AC) Squadron and E-3D Sentry (ZH103) with 8 Squadron.
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Left to right: IAF F-15D Baz (733 and 715), Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint (ZZ666) with 51 Squadron based at RAF Waddington and GAF Airbus A310-304 MRTT (10+24) callsign 'Cobo 25'.

Israel Air Force - F-15C/D Baz with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron based at Tel Nof Air Base.
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F-15D Baz (980) with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron.
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Left to right: F-15D Baz (733) and F-15C Baz (810) with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron.
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Left to right: F-15D Baz (715, 706 and 980) with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron.
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F-15D Baz (706) with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron IAF.
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Left to right: F-15D Baz (706, 980 and 733) with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron return at the end of their mission.
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Left to right: F-15D Baz (733 and 715) callsigns 'Ace 03 and 04' and F-15C Baz (810).
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Left to right: F-15D Baz (715) and F-15C Baz (583).
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F-15D Baz (980) with 106 ‘Spearhead’ squadron IAF.
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Left to right: F-15C Baz (583) and F-15D Baz (980) with 106 ‘Spearhead’.
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Left to right: F-15C Baz (583) and F-15D Baz (715 and 733).

German Air Force - EF2000 Typhoons with Jagdgeschwader 73 (Fighter Wing 73) based at Rostock-Laage.
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Eurofighter EF2000 Typhoon (30+50) with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoons (30+74 and 30+88) callsign 'Scare 2 and 3' with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoons (30+64 and 31+20) callsigns 'Scare 1 and 4' and EF2000 Typhoon (30+47) callsign 'Judge 1' all with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.
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EF2000 Typhoons (30+88) with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoons (30+56, 30+74 and 30+47) with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoons (31+20, 30+79 and 30+51) with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.
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EF2000 Typhoon (30+74) with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoons (30+47, 30+56, 30+88 and 30+74) with JG73 based at Rostock-Laage.

Italian Air Force - EF2000 Typhoon with 4° Stormo atGrosseto, 6° Stormo based at Gioia del Colle and 37° Stormo at Trapani.
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Eurofighter EF2000 Typhoon (MM7352 '36-55') with 36° Stormo based at Gioia del Colle.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoons (MM7353 '36-56' and MM7352 '36-55') with 36 Stormo based at Gioia del Colle.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoon (MM7321 '37-12') callsign 'Ferrari 02' with 37° Stormo based at Trapani.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoon (MM7352 '36-55') with 36° Stormo based at Gioia del Colle.
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Left to right: EF2000 Typhoon (MM7353 '36-56') with 36° Stormo based at Gioia del Colle.

Royal Air Force assets based at RAF Waddington.
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Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint (ZZ666) with 51 Squadron based at RAF Waddington.
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Left to right: RC-135W Rivet Joint (ZZ666) callsign 'RFR7266' with 51 Squadron and E-3D Sentry (ZH103 '03') with 8 Squadron.
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Left to right: Sentinel R.1 (ZJ692) with 5(AC) Squadron based at RAF Waddington.
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Left to right: Shadow R.1+ (ZZ419) with 14 Squadron based at RAF Waddington.