Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION DESERT STORM RAF Upper Heyford (United Kingdom) 14 JANUARY - 11 FEBRUARY 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
366 TFW/390 ECS
(
Mountain Home AFB, Tactical Air Command)
EF-111A (4) MO (none)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 66-0028 66-0041 66-0048 66-0049
Further Info

Date of departure could be March. Also one possibly departed 21 February (again this could be March?)
Deployed as replacements whilst Upper Heyford based 42 ECS was deployed to Gulf Region.

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION DESERT STORM RAF Bentwaters (United Kingdom) 19 JANUARY - ca. FEBRUARY 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
23 TFW/75 TFS
(
England AFB, Tactical Air Command)
A-10A (6) EL (black/white)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 79-0186 80-0152 80-0187 80-0250 82-0662 80-0151
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
602 TACW/23 TASS
(
Davis-Monthan AFB, Tactical Air Command)
OA-10A (3) NF (black/red)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 76-0529 77-0197 77-0209
Further Info
Deployed as attrition replacements for aircraft deployed to the Gulf. Arrived as Ohio 11-15, 21-24.

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION DESERT STORM Torrejon AB (Spain) 18 FEBRUARY - 27 FEBRUARY 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
388 TFW/34 TFS
(
Hill AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-16 (?) HL (Unknown)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger
Further Info

Deployed as attrition replacements. No aircraft identified.

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION PROVEN FORCE Incirlik AB (Turkey) 20 FEBRUARY - 19 MARCH 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
3 TFW/3 TFS (7440 CW)
(
Clark AB, Pacific Air Command)
F-4E (6) PN (red/white/blue)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 71-1086[1] 72-1407[3] 73-1199[2] 73-1198 73-1182* 72-0165*
Further Info

10 F-4Es (Clan 11-15, 21-25) departed Clark AB 16 February (they staged via Anderson, Hickam, George & McGuire), of which 6 deployed to Europe, 4 to Incirlik, 2 remaining at Spangdahlem. The 4 F-4Es at Incirlik (attached to the 7440 Composite Wing) departed on 19 March back to Spangdahlem. 5 F-4Es departed as Retro 71/72, 81-83 to McGuire AFB on 22 March (Eventual destination AMARC)
[1] Marked '3 TFW' [2] Marked '13 AF' [3] Departed Spangdahlem 27 March as Retro 61 to Keflavik for use as BDR airframe.
* Remained at Spangdahlem during deployment.

 
ffffffffffffffffff 73-1199 at McGuire AFB returning from Incirlik (via Spangdahlem) 24th March 1991.
ffffffffffffffffffffff© Barry Roop/Peter Greengrass Collection.
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
SENTRY CORSAIR Spangdahlem AB (Germany) 2 JUNE - 27 JULY 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
132 TFW/124 TFS
(
Des Moines, Iowa ANG)
A-7D/K (5) IA (red/yellow)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger A-7D 71-0295[2] 72-0235 72-0241 72-0253 A-7K 81-0077[1]
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
150 TFW/188 TFS
(
Kirtland AFB, New Mexico ANG)
A-7D/K (5) - (none)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger A-7D 70-0935 70-0988 74-1744 75-0396 A-7K 79-0461
Further Info

Mini deployment departed as Retro 51-55, 61-64.
[1] Arrived 17 June. [2] Did not depart on 27 July.

 
ffffffffffffffffff 74-1744, an A-7D assigned to the New Mexico's Guard 188 TFS, taxi's at Ramstein during the Mini-Deployment.
ffffffffffffffffffffff© Unknown/Via Erik op den Dries/Peter Greengrass Collection.
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET EAST 97* (Central Enterprise) RAF Waddington (United Kingdom) 3 JUNE - 15 JUNE 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
138 TFG/125 TFS
(
Tulsa, Oklahoma ANG)
A-7D (12) OK (none)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 70-0978 70-0981 70-1000 70-1028 71-0297 73-1014 74-1737 74-1745 74-1751 74-1757 74-1758 75-0395
Further Info

Arrive as Retro 11-16, 21-26. * No specific name was allocated to the deployment which was carried out as “Coronet East 97” within the 2nd Air Delivery Group’s usual trans-Atlantic fighter delivery sequence (BARG)

 
ffffffffffffffffff Landing at RAF Waddington on 13 June is A-7D 74-1745 from the Tulsa based 138th TFG.
ffffffffffffffffffffff© Peter Foster/Peter Greengrass Collection.
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
NOT ASSIGNED Chievres AB* (Belgium) 29 AUGUST - 26 SEPTEMBER 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
57 FWW/ADS
(
Nellis AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-16A (8) - (none)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 81-0676/1 81-0679/2 81-0670/3 81-0663/4 81-0677/5 81-0683/6 81-0667/7 81-0678/8
Further Info

Displayed at various locations in Europe: Chievres 31 August, Klein Brogel 1 September, Lakenheath 2/3 September (display cancelled), Payerne 7 September, Bentwaters 14 September, Upper Heyford 15 September. * Arrived here, departed from Ramstein AB.

 
ffffffffffffffffff F-16A 81-0676, Thunderbird Number 1. Photographed at RAF Upper Heyford 15 September 1991.
ffffffffffffffffffffff© Peter Greengrass
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET DEFENDER (Oksboel) Karup AB (Denmark) 6 SEPTEMBER - 22 SEPTEMBER 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
183 TFG/170 TFS
(
Springfield, Illinois ANG)
F-16A/B (13) SI (Low-Viz)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-16A 81-0790 82-0944 82-0968 82-1004 83-1068 83-1073 83-1075 83-1077 83-1083[1] 83-1084 83-1085 83-1111 F-16B 83-1168
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
184 TFG/127 TFS
(
McConnel AFB, Kansas ANG)
F-16C/D (11) - (Unknown)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-16C 83-1135 83-1142 84-1376 84-1392 85-1404 F-16D 83-1182
Further Info

5 F-16s Still to be identified ?
[1] Marked '183 TFG'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET FREEDOM Balikesir AB (Turkey) ca. OCTOBER 1991
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
116 TFW/128 TFS
(
Dobbins AFB, Georgia ANG)
F-15 (18) - (Unknown)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
 
Further Info

Date/Serials unknown. 2 Week deployment

 
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