Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
unknown (Battle Griffin) Andøya AB (Norway) 28 FEBRUARY - ca. MARCH 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

192 fg/149 fs
(Richmond-Byrd IAP, Virginia ANG)

F-16C (8)

va (unknown)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger
Further Info
No aircraft identified. Arrived as Clan 11-14, 21-24, Supported by EC-135K 55-3118 8 ADCS
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT II Incirlik AB (Turkey) ca. MARCH - august 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

27 fw/523 fs
(Cannon AFB, Air Combat Command)

F-111f (?)

cc (unknown)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 72-1451(rd)
Further Info
Only one aircraft identified (from photo, see below). Note, this aircraft was also deployed to Lakenheath in June, so assume there was aircraft swap during this deployment?
 
FFFFFFFFF F-111F 72-1451/CC photographed May 1993 at Incirlik AB, Turkey during the 27th FW deployment for Operation
FFFFFFFFFFFFFProvide Comfort II.
© Unknown/Via Bernard Lestrad/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
unknown (Central Enterprise) RAF Lakenheath (United Kingdom) 2 june - 19 june 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

27 fw/522 fs
(Cannon AFB, Air Combat Command)

F-111f (8)

cc (red)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]

stagger 70-2363[1] 70-2396[1] 70-2408[1][3] 72-1448[1] 70-2401[2] 71-0890[2] 72-1451[2] 73-0708[2]
Further Info
Command Post was EC-135K 55-3118 8 ADCS (Landed Mildenhall 3 June).
[1]
Arrived, from Griffiss AFB as Nickel 1-4, at Upper Heyford 27 May, relocated to Lakenheath 2 June. [2] Arrived 3 June as clan 11-14 [3] Marked '522 FS'
 
FFFFFFFFF Landing at RAF Lakenheath on 2 June is F-111F 70-2363. The 27th FW were busy in 1993 with Operation Provide
FFFFFFFFFFFFComfort II duties over Iraq. © Unknown/Via Mil-Slides/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
unknown (Central Enterprise) Karup AB (Denmark) 6 june - 18 june 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

188 FG/184 FS
(Fort Smith, Arkansas ANG)

F-16A (8)

fs (LOW-VIZ)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 82-0946 82-0949 82-0964 82-0970(rd/bl/wh) 82-1013 82-1018 82-1079 82-1087
Further Info
Arrived as Clan 31-34, 41-44.
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
unknown (Central Enterprise) Ramstein AB (Germany) 2 june - 19 june 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

104 fg/131 fs
(Westfield-Barnes MAP, Massachusetts ANG)

a-10a (8)

ma (red - unless noted)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0583[1] 78-0612(u) 78-0614(u) 78-0616(u) 78-0658 78-0647(u) 78-0659(u) 79-0104(u)
Further Info
Arrived as Clan 11-14, 21-24 and departed as Clan 51-54, 61-64 via Lajes.
[1] Only aircraft to carry MA tailcode.
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
coronet havoc (Central Enterprise) Gilze-Rijen AB (The Netherlands) 8 june - 7 july 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

49 fw/415 fs
(Holloman AFB, Air Combat Command)

f-117a (8)

ho (NONE)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 81-10797 83-0807[1] 83-0808[1] 84-0812 85-0830 85-0836 86-0823 86-0839
Further Info
Arived as Clan 51-54, 61-64. Deployment departed to Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia. (They eventually returned home via Lakenheath February 1994)
[1] Departed 20 July to Lakenheath as Slip 83/84 (83-0808 had suffered a 'Bird Strike' during deployment) Departed to Khamis Mushayt the next day.
 
FFFFFFFFF F-117A 84-0812/HO photographed at Gilze-Rijen's de-arm area during Coronet Havoc in July 1993.
FFFFFFfffffffFF© Hindrik Koerts/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
coronet dart (Central Enterprise) Brustem AB (Belgium) 9 june - 22 june 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

114 fg/175 fs
(Sioux Falls, South Dakota ANG)

f-16C/D (8)

- (LOW-VIZ)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-16C 85-1448 85-1466 85-1472 85-1473 85-1555 86-0224 86-0237 F-16D 86-0043
Further Info
Arrival/departure callsigns were clan 11-14, 21-24. Supported by EC-135K 55-3118 8 ADCS.
 
FFFFFFFFF Photographed awiting it's next mission during Central Enterprise '93 is 85-1473 one of eight 175th FS F-16Cs
FFFFFFFFFFFFFdeployed to Brustem AB, Belgium in June 1993.
© Hugo Mambour/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT II Incirlik AB (Turkey) ca. august 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

27 fw/429 ecs
(Cannon AFB, Air Combat Command)

ef-111a (4?)

cc (none)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 66-0014 67-0034 67-0039 67-0020
Further Info
Noted during this month. Were there more? (66-0020/66-0014 Confirmed from photos)
 
FFFFFFFFF EF-111A 66-0020 photographed at Incirlik during September 93. Also photographed on this day was 66-0014.
FFFFFFfffffffFF© Matt Ellis
 
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
TACTICAL FIGHTER MEET Ålborg AB (Denmark) 9 august - 3 september 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

159 fg/122 fs
(NAS New Orleans, Louisiana ANG)

f-15A (8)

- (UNKNOWN)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 76-0020 77-0063 77-0066 77-0071 77-0073 77-0108 77-0118 77-0126
Further Info
Also for Tactical Weaponary Meet. Arrived at RAF Alconbury as Clan 11-14, 21-24 on 7 August. Used Clan 51-54, 61-64 on departure to CONUS, supported by 8 ADCS EC-135K 55-3118/OK
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN (Dynamic Guard) Akhisar AB (Turkey) ca. september - october 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

149 fg/182 fs
(Kelly AFB, Texas ANG)

f-16A/b (8)

sa (low-viz)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 83-1113[1]
Further Info
Only 1 x F-16 Identified.
[1]
Departed 8 October to CONUS with DC Guard deployment from Afyon (see deployment)
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
coronet scorpion (Elder Joust) Karup AB (Denmark) 7 september - 28 september 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

388 fw/421 fs
(Hill AFB, Air Combat Command)

f-16c (12)

hl (black)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 87-0357 88-0419 88-0421[1] 88-0422 88-0432 88-0450 88-0454 88-0488 88-0491 88-0509
Further Info
2 F-16s remain unidentified. Command Post for arrival/departure was EC-135K 55-3118/OK 8 ADCS. Callsigns on departure were clan 11-16, 21-26
[1] Marked '421 FS'
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN (Dynamic Guard) Afyon AB (Turkey) 26 september - 8 october 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

113 fw/121 fs
(Andrews AFB, District of Columbia ANG)

f-16A/b (7)

dc (red/white)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-16A 78-0062 79-0334 80-0481 80-0491 80-0526 80-0534 F-16B 78-0108
Further Info
Deployment originally 8 F-16s, but F-16A 79-0346 returned to Andrews after diverting to Otis ANGB. Deployment staged via Lajes both ways and used Clan 11-14, 21-24 callsigns en-route home, the eigth aircraft was 182 FS F-16A 83-1113/SA (see Akhisar deployment above)
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN Bergen - Flesland AB (Norway) 15 october - 29 october 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

127 fw/107 fs
(Selfridge ANGB, Michigan ANG)

f-16A (7)

mi (multi)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0011[1] 80-0503[1]
Further Info
Only 2 F-16s identified. Eastbound support was EC-135K 55-3118/OK. Callsigns on departure were Clan 11-14, 21-23.
[1] Diverted to RAF Leuchars 29 October, repositioned to Lakenheath next day and departed to CONUS 3 November as Clan 11/12.
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
operation deny flight Aviano AB (Italy) 18 november 93 - 15 january 1994
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

103 fg/118 fs
(Bradley Field, Connecticut ANG)

a-10a (3)

ct (none)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0613 78-0633 79-0084
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

110 fg/172 fs
(Battle Creek, Michigan ANG)

a-10a (1)

bc (unknown)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 81-0994
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

175 fw/104 fs
(Baltimore, Maryland ANG)

a-10a (2)

md (unknown)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0683 78-0720
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

442 fw/303 fs
(Richards Gebaur AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)

a-10a (1)

kc (yellow)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0605
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

917 wg/47 fs
(Barksdale AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)

a-10a (5)

bd (unknown)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0716 79-0105 79-0143 79-0145 79-0150
Further Info
Aircraft also arrived on 19 November
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
operation deny flight Aviano AB (Italy) 1 december 93 - 5 february 1994
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

301 fw/457 fs
(Carswell AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)

F-16C (6)

tf (red/white/blue)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 83-1147 83-1162 84-1239 84-1253 84-1301[2] 85-1421
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

419 fw(944 fg)/302 fs
(Luke AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)

F-16C (6)

lr (red/yellow)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 86-0273 86-0285 86-0291 86-0299 87-0315 87-0333
Further Info
The 457 FS aircraft arrived as Cube 11-16, whilst the 302 FS arrived a day later as Cube 21-26. From 944 FG History: From 1 Jan - 5 Feb, 94[1], the 944th Fighter Group deployed over 400 personnel and six F-16C aircraft on its second major operational deployment in less than a year with a coalition task force. The deployment was in support of “Operation Deny Flight” (a UN resolution designed to ban military flights in airspace over Bosnia-Herzegovina). Utilizing 12 F-16C aircraft (6 from Carswell AFB, and 6 from the 944th), 944th pilots flew 371 sorties, 1043.6 hours, with only eight cancellations due to weather or operations.
[1] These dates are when 302 FS crews took over from 457 FS personnel. [2] Possibly marked '301 FW'
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
operation provide comfort ii Incirlik AB (Turkey) 4 december 93 - 15 january 1994*
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

114 fg/175 fs
(Sioux Falls, South Dakota ANG)

F-16C (3)

- (low-viz)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 85-1434 85-1440 85-1448
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

140 fw/120 fs
(Buckley ANGB, Colorado ANG)

F-16C (3)

co (unknown)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 87-0231 87-0246[1] 87-0284
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

185 fw/174 fs
(Sioux City, Iowa ANG)

F-16C (3)

- (low-viz)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 85-1432[1] 85-1550 85-1569
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)

192 fg/149 fs (DEPLOYMENT LEAD UNIT)
(Richmond-Byrd IAP,Virginia ANG)

F-16C (2)

va (red/white/blue)

stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 86-0227 86-0246
Further Info
En-route to Incirlik via Spangdahlem the deployment diverted to Ramstein on 2 December. Callsigns were Cube 31-35, 41-46 EC-135K 59-1518/OK 8 ADCS supported the deployments return to CONUS (departed Mildenhall bound for Incirlik 14 January)
[1] Departed from Ramstein to Incirlik on 6 December.
* Date Lead unit (149 FS) arrived home, the 149 FS official deployment dates were 1/12/93 - 15/1/94.
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