Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
DEMONSTRATION to FINNISH AF Kuorevesi - Halli AB (Finland) ca. 30 JANUARY - 3 FEBRUARY 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
347 FW/68 FS
(
Moody AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-16D (1) MY (red)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 89-2178
Further Info

Possibly arrived earlier than 30 January. On loan to General Dynamics for Demonstration to Finnish AF (with F/A-18C)

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN (Teamwork) Bergen - Flesland AB (Norway) 3 MARCH - 27 MARCH 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
31 FW/308 FS
(
Homestead AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-16C/D (12) HS (green/white)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-16C 89-2104 89-2105 89-2119 89-2108[1] 89-2118[2] F-16D 89-2166
Further Info
6 x F-16s still to be identified. Command Post EC-135K 59-1518 8 TDCS recovered to Mildenhall 3 March. 6 more F-16s arrived on the 4 March. 2 F-16s went u/s on 27 March and went to Spangdahlem(?)
[1] Marked '308 FS' [2] Marked '31 FW'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET INDEPENDANCE
(Dragon Hammer)
Ghedi AB (Italy) 27 APRIL - 22 MAY 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
363 FW/19 FS
(
Shaw AFB, Tactical Air Command)
F-16C/D (12) SW (yellow)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-16C 87-0362 89-2048 89-2053(multi)[1] 89-2079 89-2082 89-2091 89-2103 89-2107 89-2109[2] 89-2114 F-16D 89-2165 90-0786
Further Info

Arrival support was provided by EC-135K 59-1518 8 TDCS which landed at Mildenhall. Deployment re-positioned to Ramstein and departed to CONUS 23 May, callsigns were Retro 11-16, 21-26
[1]
Marked '363 FW' [2] Marked '19 FS'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET YANKEE (Central Enterprise) RAF Lakenheath (United Kingdom) 6 JUNE - 28 JUNE 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
27 FW/522 FS
(
Cannon AFB, Air Combat Command)
F-111D (8) CC (red)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 68-0091 68-0100[2] 68-0104[2] 68-0122[2][3] 68-0142[1][2] 68-0148[1] 68-0151[1] 68-0176[1]
Further Info

Arrival/departure callsigns were Retro 21-24, 31-34
[1] Arrived 7 June [2] Departed 27 June as Retro 21-24 [3] Marked ' 522 FS'

 
ffffffffffffffffff Departing Boscombe Down on 15 June back to Lakenheath is F-111D 68-0122, the 522 FS 'Boss Bird'. '122' had
ffffffffffffffffffffff been on static display during the Air Tournament International.
ffffffffffffffffffffff© Peter Greengrass
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET VOLUNTEER Soesterberg AB (The Netherlands) 9 JUNE - 1 JULY 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
33 FW/60 FS
(
Eglin AFB, Air Combat Command)
F-15C/D (12) EG (red)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-15C 84-0030 85-0095 85-0097 85-0099 85-0104[1] 85-0111 85-0113 85-0116 85-0120 85-0123 F-15D 85-0132 85-0134
Further Info

Callsigns were Retro 11-16, 21-26. Was reported that tailstripe's were painted during deployment?
[1] Marked with MiG Kill

 
ffffffffffffffffff F-15D 85-0134 one of four 'Coronet Volunteer' F-15s which visited the Air Tournament International at Boscombe
fffffffffffffffffffffffDown (13/14 June). The other three were F-15Cs 85-0095, 85-0097 and F-15D 85-0132.
ffffffffffffffffffffff© Steve Hill/Peter Greengrass Collection.
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET SOLDIER Aviano AB (Italy) 15 JUNE - 11 JULY 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
419 FW(507 FG)/465 FS
(
Tinker AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)
F-16A/B (12) SH (blue)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger F-16A 79-0329 79-0359 79-0383 80-0475 80-0476 80-0479 80-0489 80-0498 80-0507[2] 79-0341[1] 80-0506[1] F-16B 79-0426
Further Info

Departed via Lajes as Retro 51-56, 61-66
[1] Arrived 19 June. [2] Marked '507 FG'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CRESTED CAP Aviano AB (Italy) 15 JULY - 13 AUGUST 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
347 FW/68 FS
(
Moody AFB, Air Combat Command)
F-16C (8) MY (red/yellow)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 89-2063 89-2064 89-2068[1] 89-2071 89-2083 89-2084 89-2086 89-2090
Further Info

Arrived at Ramstein AB on 13 July. Re-positioned back to Ramstein 13 August and departed to CONUS as Retro 11-14, 21-24 on 15 August (Supported by EC-135K 59-1518)
[1]
Marked '68 FS'

 
ffffffffffffffffff 68 FS F-16C 89-2084 on final approach to Aviano AB, Italy during the annual Crested Cap deployment.
ffffffffffffffffffffff© Unknown/Via Timm Ziegenthaler/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET DRAGOON Karup AB (Denmark) 31 JULY - 15 AUGUST 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
183 FW/170 FS
(
Springfield, Illinois ANG)
F-16A/B (12) SI (Low-Viz)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 81-0792 82-0943[2] 82-0968 82-0975 82-1004 83-1068 83-1073 83-1075 83-1083 83-1084 83-1111 82-0986[1]
Further Info

Callsigns were Retro 31-36, 41-46. Command Post was 8 TDCS EC-135K 59-1518.
[1] Not confirmed [2] Crashed en route Karup near Curran, Illinois. Pilot was killed. Only 11 F-16s deployed.

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN Aviano AB (Italy) 16 AUGUST - 12 SEPTEMBER 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
482 FW/93 FS
(
Homestead AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)
F-16A (8) FM (Low-Viz)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 81-0802 81-0806 82-0900[1] 82-0906 82-0908[2] 82-0936 82-0941 82-0993
Further Info

Command Post was EC-135K 59-1518 which landed at Mildenhall. 2 unidentified F-16As went u/s and re-positioned to Skrydstrup AB and returned to CONUS with CORONET SENTINEL deployment.
[1] Marked '482 FW' [2] Marked '93 FS'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
CORONET SENTINEL Skrydstrup AB (Denmark) 22 AUGUST - 19 SEPTEMBER 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
302 TFW(906 FG)/89 FS
(
Wright-Patterson AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)
F-16A (8) DO (orange/black)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 79-0380 79-0407 80-0474[1] 80-0480 80-0519[2] 80-0533 80-0535 80-0540
Further Info

Arrived as Retro 11-14, 21-24. Departed (with 2 x 93 FS F-16As - see above) as Retro 11-16, 21-24.
[1] Marked '906 FG' [2] Marked '89 FS'

 
ffffffffffffffffff 89 Fighter Squadron F-16A 80-0540 seen at Karup in August. This was only the second time that the 89th
fffffffffffffffffffffff had deployed to Europe, the first was to Keflavik, Iceland with F-4D's in 1987.
fffffffffffffffffffffff© Lutz Tonne/Peter Greengrass Collection
 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN Ramstein AB (Germany) 30 AUGUST - 12 SEPTEMBER 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
175 FG/104 FS
(
Baltimore Airport, Maryland ANG)
A-10A (12) MD (Various - see serials)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0627(yl/wh)[1] 78-0683(yl/wh)[1] 78-0694(yl/wh) 78-0703(or/wh) 78-0704(or/wh) 78-0705(or/wh)
stagger 78-0717(or/wh) 78-0718(or/wh) 79-0082(or/wh) 79-0086(wh)[2] 79-0087(bl/wh) 79-0088(bl/wh)
Further Info

Arrived via Lajes as Retro 21-26, 31-36
[1] Did not depart with the rest of the deployment but re-positioned to RAF Bentwaters on 18 September as Retro 21/22. Departed to CONUS 21 September as Retro 65/66 with 4 ex- 81 TFW A-10As. [2] Marked '175 FG'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN or NOT ASSIGNED Bitburg AB (Germany) 11 SEPTEMBER - 20 SEPTEMBER 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
1 FW
(
Langley AFB, Air Combat Command)
F-15D (4) FF (Various - see serials))
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 81-0064(rd) 82-0047(yl) 83-0046(bl) 83-0046(rd)
Further Info

Arrived as Retro 51-54. 2 x F-15Ds and 40 personnel deployed to Lipetsk AB, Russia

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
UNKNOWN Ramstein AB (Germany) 30 AUGUST - 12 SEPTEMBER 1992
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
175 FG/104 FS
(
Baltimore Airport, Maryland ANG)
A-10A (12) MD (Various - see serials)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 78-0627(yl/wh)[1] 78-0683(yl/wh)[1] 78-0694(yl/wh) 78-0703(or/wh) 78-0704(or/wh) 78-0705(or/wh)
stagger 78-0717(or/wh) 78-0718(or/wh) 79-0082(or/wh) 79-0086(wh)[2] 79-0087(bl/wh) 79-0088(bl/wh)
Further Info

Arrived as Retro 21-26, 31-36
[1] Did not depart with the rest of the deployment but re-positioned to RAF Bentwaters on 18 September as Retro 21/22. Departed to CONUS 21 September as Retro 65/66 with 4 ex- 81 TFW A-10As. [2] Marked '175 FG'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT II Incirlik AB (Turkey) 27 SEPTEMBER 1992 - ca. JULY 1993
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
27 FW/524 FS
(
Cannon AFB, Air Combat Command)
F-111F (11) CC (yellow)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger 70-2372[1][4] 70-2387[1] 70-2402[1] 70-2369[2] 70-2385[2] 70-2386[2] 70-2396[3] 70-2401[3] 71-0894[3] 72-1451[3] 73-0712[3]
Further Info

Arrived at Lakenheath/Mildenhall as Slip 81-86 (notes [1] & [2]). Crews from all three 27 FW squadrons rotated on 90 day TDY:
524 FS 27/9/92 - 25/12/92; 522 FS 26/12/92 - 23/3/93; 523 FS 24/3/93 - ca. July 93
[1] Arrived Lakenheath 25 September departed to Incirlik 27 September [2] Arrived 25 September at Mildenhall, departed to Incirlik 27 September
[3]
Arrived at Lakenheath as Slip 11-15 on 26 September, departed 30 September to Incirlik (except for 70-2396 & 72-1451 which departed the following week) [4] Marked '524 FS'

 

Deployment - (Exercise Name)

Deployment Base (Country) Deployment Dates
OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT II Incirlik AB (Turkey) 17 NOVEBER 1992 - 19 JANUARY 1993*
Wing/Squadron (Base/Command) Aircraft Type (Number Deployed) Tailcode (colour)
944 FG/302 FS
(
Luke AFB, Air Force Reserve Command)
F-16C (6) LR (red/yellow)
stagger Deployed Aircraft Serials (Colour) [notes]
stagger
Further Info
No aircraft identified. Possibility that another AFRC unit also deployed (457 FS?) From 944 FG History: "Over the course of the 7-week deployment period (27 Nov 92 to 19 Jan 93), the 944th deployed approximately 325 personnel.  The unit flew, 1090 hours or 308 sorties with only 1 sorties lost due to maintenance.  944th F-16’s were the first reserve fighter aircraft to ever have flown with the operational AIM-120A advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air (radar guided) Missile (AMRAAM)"
*
Departure date is official date
 
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