French Air and Space Force Host Major Combat Readiness Training on Exercise VOLFA

Ramstein, Germany – The French Air and Space Force is concluding its major annual combat readiness training, Exercise VOLFA, which has involved more than 50 Allied aircraft, between September 27 to October 15 at Mont-de-Marsan Air Base, France.

The high intensity combat training exercise, VOLFA 2021 pitted Allied crews and commanders against a scenario involving operations over hostile terrain in a contested threat environment. French fighters, transports and helicopters worked alongside Allies from Germany, Canada, Spain, Belgium and NATO Partner Switzerland, alongside airborne troops from France, Belgium, Denmark and the UK.