The 390th Fighter Squadron is stationed at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. The 390th FS operates the F-15C/D. The 390th received their first F-15s on ….
The 390th FS “Wild Boars” are an 18 PAA F-15C squadron that possesses 20 airframes. Their aircraft is equipped with -220 engines, APG-63 V-1 radars, embedded GPS/INS, night-vision imaging system lighting, Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS), AIM-9X and Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS) terminals. The squadron is an independent squadron that deploys as a team with the 390th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and back shop support provided by the 366th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, 366th Component Maintenance Squadron, and 366th Maintenance Operations Squadron.
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MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho – Members of the 390th Fighter Squadron “Wild Boars” stand in front of one of the six F-15Cs on the flightline in Shaik Isa Air Base, Bahrain. The 390th FS participated in a multi-national exercise, FAZAA I, which included forces from the Gulf Coast Coalition states, which are Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, as well as Jordan and Italy May 9 to 18. (Courtesy photo)
An F-15, from 366th Fighter Wing, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho heads out to the Nevada Test and Training range July 24, 2009 during Red Flag 09-4. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is conducted on the 15,000-square-mile Nevada Test and Training Range, north of Las Vegas.
(U.S. Air Force photo/ Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald) released
Maj. Michael Weaver, 390th Fighter Squadron assistant director of operations, awaits the “ok” from his crew chief Staff Sgt. Shane Mitchell, 366th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, before taxiing down the runway during the phase one portion of the exercise here Oct. 22. The entire wing is participating in the phase one portion of Exercise Sharpshooter 08-01 in preparation for the March 2008 operational readiness inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Ryan Crane) (Photo released by Airman Samantha S. DeVries, 366th Fighter Wing Public Affairs)