Draken International gets USAF commercial "adversary" contract

Draken International said it has been contracted to provide adversary support for the United States Air Force.

Flying the industry´s most advanced Douglas A-4K Skyhawk and Aero Vodochody L-159E ALCA fighter jets, Draken is able to replicate numerous types of threat aircraft. Draken aircraft are equipped with modern radars, electronic attack pods, and are operated by highly skilled reserve & former-military professionals.

This unique service will result in considerable cost savings for the USAF and preserves military assets, such as USAF F-16´s and F-15´s, while still achieving necessary training.

The Draken-operated A-4K Skyhawk´s and L-159E ALCA´s are uniquely configured to meet USAF adversary support requirements.

Based in Lakeland, Florida, Draken International has set a new standard in tactical flight support. With a fleet of over 70 fighter aircraft, the company operates the largest privately-owned fleet of ex-military aircraft in the world. The aircraft are used to support various types of military training objectives around the globe, providing a tremendous cost savings over the use of traditional military fighter assets.