Combat Raider 18-1 scheduled for Oct. 11 - 12
By 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs
/ Published September 08, 2017
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. --
Combat Raider, a military exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled to begin Oct. 11 in parts of the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude Oct. 12, 2017.
Combat Raider provides joint and coalition training under realistic scenarios that support full spectrum operations against modern threats and replicate today’s combat operations.
During this period, people living under the following PRTC military operations areas can expect to see multiple types of aircraft utilizing the areas simultaneously:
- Powder River Two
- Gateway West
A map of the airspace is attached for reference and can be found on the Ellsworth website at http://www.ellsworth.af.mil/Portals/146/documents/AFD-151103-009.pdf.
As a reminder, non-military aircraft should thoroughly review the Federal Aviation Administration’s Notices to Airmen, or NOTAMs, and review flight plans to avoid these areas and altitudes where aircraft will be participating. This can be done by calling 1-800-WXBRIEF, or online at https://sua.faa.gov/ and http://www.1800wxbrief.com.