SIS Summary - May 2024

SIS 2024 02 NATO Sweden Gripen

On Thursday 7 March 2024, Sweden became NATO's newest member. And on 11 March, Swedish Gripen fighter aircraft were launched for the first time under NATO arrangements to safeguard the skies over the Baltic Sea. The Gripens flew together with German and Belgian quick reaction alert aircraft. (NATO/Belgian Air Force)

SIS Summary - May 2024

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May 2024
  current   Wittmund, DE     Closed till 2025/6
  current   Nordholz, DE TA-4J, A-4N, Alpha-Jet Top Aces TDY till 2025
  current   Laage, DE EF2000 (18x) GAF TLG71 TDY till 2025
  current   Büchel, DE     Closed till 2026
  current   Nörvenich, DE Tornado IDS (25x) GAF TLG33 TDY till 2026
  current   Mihail Kogălniceanu, RO Typhoon FGR4 (6x) RAF IX Sqn NATO Enhanced Air Policing
  current   Mihail Kogălniceanu, RO EF2000 (5x) SpanishAF ALA14 NATO Enhanced Air Policing
  current   Šiauliai, LT F-16AM(4x) PortugueseAF NATO Enhanced Air Policing
  current   Šiauliai, LT EF-18M (4x) SpanishAF ALA12 NATO Enhanced Air Policing
  current   Lielvārde, LV EF2000 (5x) GAF TLG74 NATO Enhanced Air Policing
  current   Malbork, PL EF2000 (4x) AMI 4 + 51° Stormo NATO Enhanced Air Policing
  current   Skrydstrup, DK F-16BM (2x) RNoAF TDY till Sept?
  current   Ramstein, DE C-130J-30 (2x) ANG 165th AS TDY, end date unknown
  current   Fairford, UK B-52H (4x) USAF 5th BW/ MT BTF24-3
  current   Payerne, CH F/A-18C/ F-5E SwissAF Flst 6/17 Wiederholungskurs (WK)
  current   Beja, PT various   Hot Blade + Real Thaw
  current   Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-08
  current   Eielson, AK, USA various   Red Flag Alaska 24-2

 

June 2024
  **-06 Start Zeebrugge/ Koksijde, BE ± 75 Helicopters USArmy 1st ACB Atlantic res. 1st ACB inbound
  **-06 Start Zeebrugge/ Koksijde, BE ± 75 Helicopters USArmy 1st CAB Atlantic res. 1st CAB outbound
Su 02-06 Start Baltics various   Baltops
Mo 03-06 Start Mihail Kogălniceanu, RO F/A-18C (6x?) FinnishAF NATO Enhanced Air Policing
Mo 03-06 Start Schleswig, DE various   Tigermeet 2024
We 05-06   Highway A1 near Payerne various SwissAF Highway Exercise
We 05-06 End Beja, PT various   Hot Blade
We 05-06 End Beja, PT various   Real Thaw
Th 06-06   Ramstein, DE various   Exercise name unknown
Th 06-06   Omaha Beach, FR various VIP incl Potus   D-Day 80th anniversary
Fr 07-06? End Payerne, CH F/A-18C/ F-5E SwissAF Flst 6/17 Wiederholungskurs (WK)
Fr 07-06   Cherbourg, FR Potus   Visit D-Day
Mo 10-06 End Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-08
Mo 10-06 Start Albacete, ES various   Aproc 24
Tu 11-06   Berlin, DE various VIP incl Potus?   Ukrain Recovery Conference
Th 13-06 Start Puglia, IT various VIP incl Potus   G7 Meeting
Th 13-06 Start Brussels, BE various VIP   Nato Min. Defence meeting
Fr 14-06 End Brussels, BE various VIP   Nato Min. Defence meeting
Fr 14-06 End Eielson, AK, USA various   Red Flag Alaska 24-2
Fr 14-06 End Schleswig, DE various   Tigermeet 2024
Su 15-06 End Puglia, IT various VIP incl Potus   G7 Meeting
Su 16-06 End Baltics various   Baltops
Su 16-06 Start Luzern, CH various VIP incl Potus?   Ukrain War Peace Conference
Mo 17-06 End Luzern, CH various VIP incl Potus?   Ukrain War Peace Conference
Mo 17-06 Start Eielson, AK, USA? Tornado IDS (12x) GAF TLG33 Low Level training
Fr 21-06 End Albacete, ES various   Aproc 24
Th 27-06 Start Alaska, USA various Tankers   EART
Fr 28-06??? End Fairford, UK B-52H (4x) USAF 5th BW/ MT BTF24-3
Sa 29-06 End Eielson, AK, USA? Tornado IDS (12x) GAF TLG33 Low Level training

 

July 2024
Mo 08-07 Start Alaska, USA various   Arctic Defender
We 11-07 start Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-08/5
Mo 15-07 Start Darwin, Tindal, AUS various   Pitch Black 2024
Mo 15-07??? Start Nellis, NV, USA various   Red Flag 24-3
We 17-07 End Alaska, USA various   Arctic Defender
Th 18-07 End Alaska, USA various Tankers   EART
Su 21-07 End Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-08/5
We 31-07 End Mihail Kogălniceanu, RO Typhoon FGR4 (6x) RAF IX Sqn NATO Enhanced Air Policing
We 31-07 End Šiauliai, LT F-16AM(4x) PortuguesAF NATO Enhanced Air Policing
We 31-07 End Mihail Kogălniceanu, RO F/A-18C (6x?) FinnishAF NATO Enhanced Air Policing

 

Augustus 2024
Th 01-08 End Darwin, Tindal, AUS various   Pitch Black 2024
Fr 02-08??? End Nellis, NV, USA various   Red Flag 24-3
Th 08-08 start Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-09
Mo 12-08? Start Meiringen, CH F/A-18C SwissAF Flst11 Wiederholungskurs (WK)
Th 15-08 Start Eielson, AK, USA various   Red Flag Alaska 24-3
Sa 17-08 End Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-09
Fr 30-08 End Eielson, AK, USA various   Red Flag Alaska 24-3

 

September 2024
Mo 02-09 Start Leeuwarden, NL various   Weapons Instructor Course (WIC)
Th 05-09 start Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-10
Fr 06-09?? End Meiringen, CH F/A-18C SwissAF Flst11 Wiederholungskurs (WK)
Mo 09-09 Start Eindhoven, NL various   Falcon Leap
Mo 09-09 Start Zaragoza, ES various   ETAP-C 24-03
Su 15-09 End Nellis, NV, USA various   Green Flag 24-10
Fr 20-09 End Eindhoven, NL various   Falcon Leap
Fr 20-09 End Zaragoza, ES various   ETAP-C 24-03
Mo 23-09 Start Albacete, ES various   TLP 24-3
Mo 30-09 Start Araxos, Andravidha, GR various   Ramstein Flag
Mo 30-09 start Payerne, CH Helicopters SwissAF Lfst1/5 Wiederholungskurs (WK)

 

October 2024
Fr 04-10 End Albacete, ES various   TLP 24-3
Fr 11-10 End Araxos, Andravidha, GR various   Ramstein Flag
Fr 11-10 End Leeuwarden, NL various   Weapons Instructor Course (WIC)
Fr 18-10? End Payerne, CH Helicopters SwissAF Lfst1/5 Wiederholungskurs (WK)
Mo 21-10 Start Gando, ES various   Sirio
Th 31-10 End Gando, ES various   Sirio

 

November 2024
Su 02-11 Start Natal, BR various   Cruzex 2024
Su 17-11 End Natal, BR various   Cruzex 2024
Mo 18-11 Start Albacete, ES various   TLP 24-3
Mo 25-11? Start Leeming, UK? F/A-18C SwissAF Yorknite
Fr 29-11 End Albacete, ES various   TLP 24-3

 

December 2024
Fr 06-12?? End Leeming, UK? F/A-18C SwissAF Yorknite

 

Hot Blade + Real Thaw
current Beja, PT L-159A (4x) CzechAF 212.tl
    Mirage 2000D (5x) AdlA EC.003 
    E-3F (1x) AdlA  
    C-130J-30 (1x) RDanAF  
    AB212 (2x) AustrianAF  
    AS-532 (2x) SwissAF  
    EF2000 (2x) SpanishAF  
    MQ9 SpanishAF  
    F-16AM (2x) RomanianAF  
    C-27J (1x) RomanianAF  
    F-16AM (3x) PortugueseAF  
    AW119Kx (2x) PortugueseAF  
    EH101 (1x) PortugueseAF  
    C-130H (1x) PortugueseAF  
    C-390 (1x) PortugueseAF  
    P-3C CUP+(1x) PortugueseAF  

 

Red Flag Alaska 24-2
30-05 Eielson, AK, USA Rafale (8x) IndianAF  
    A-10C (9x) USAF 25th FS/ OS

 

Tigermeet 2024
03-06 Schleswig, DE F-16AM Blu 31sml
    F-16C/D HAF 335 Mira
    Rafale M Aeronavale 11F
    F-16C/D THK 192 filo
    F/A-18C/D SwissAF Fls11
    JAS39C (5x) CzechAF 211.tl
    Tornado IDS/ ECR GAF TLG51
    EF2000 AMI 12° Gruppo
    F-16C/D PWL 6 ELT
    EF2000 GAF TLG74
    SA-342M ALAT EHRA3
    Rafale B/C AdlA EC03.030
    F-16A/B PortuguesAF Esq301
    JAS39C/D HungarianAF 101 Sqn
  Volkel, NL F-35A Klu 313Sqn

 

Exercise name unknown
06-06 Ramstein, DE F-16AM Blu 2 or 10 Wing
    F-16AM RDanAF Esk727 or 730
    F-35A RDanAF Esk727
    F/A-18C FinnishAF HävLLv 11 or 31
    M2000-5 AdlA GC01.002
    Rafale C AdlA  
    EF2000 GAF  
    EF2000 AMI  
    AV-8B MMI GRUPAER
    F-16AM (2x) Klu 312sq
    F-35A Klu  
    F-35A RNoAF  
    F-16D PWL  
    Mig29 PWL 22.BLT
    M-346 PWL 48.el
    FA-50 PWL 23.BLT
    EF-18 SpanishAF  
    EF2000 SpanishAF  
    Typhoon FGR4 RAF  
    F-16C USAF 31st FW/ AV
    F-16C USAF 480th FS/ SP
    F-15E USAF 48th FW/ LN

 

Arctic Defender
08-07 Alaska, USA EF2000 (8x) GAF TLG31/71/73
    A400M (4x) GAF LTG62
    H145M (4x) GAF HSG64
    A330-MRTT (4x) Klu MMU
    Rafale C (4x) AdlA  
    A400M (3x) AdlA ET061
    A330-MRTT (3x) AdlA ERVTS01.031
    EF2000 (2x) SpanishAF ALA11
    EF2000 (2x) SpanishAF ALA14
    A400M (2x) SpanishAF ALA31

 

Pitch Black 2024
15-07 Darwin, AUS EA-18G (3x) RAAF 6sq
    F/A-18F (6x) RAAF 1sq
    F-35A (6x) RAAF 3sq
    Beech 350 (1x) RAAF 32sq
    Rafale C (6x) AdlA  
    CN235M-200 (1x) AdlA EHOM00.058?
    EF2000 (5x) GAF TLG71
    SU-30MKI (4x) IndianAF  
    Rafale DH/EH (2x) IndianAF  
    F-16A (6x) TNI-AU Skua3
    EF2000 (4x) AMI  
    F-35A (6x) AMI 13° Gruppo
    G550 (1x) AMI 71° Gruppo
    AV-8B (4x) ItalianNavy GRUPAER
    F-35B (6x) ItalianNavy GRUPAER
    E-767 JASDF 602 Hikotai
    F-2A/B (6x) JASDF  
    F-15K (6x) RoKAF  
    F/A-18D (3x) TUDM 18 Skuadron
    PAC-750 (2x) PNGDF Transp. Sqn
    FA-50PH (5x) PhilippineAF 7 TFS
    F-15SG (6x) RSiAF  
    F-16C/D (6x) RSiAF  
    G550 (1x) RSiAF 111sqn
    EF2000 (2x) SpanishAF ALA11
    EF2000 (2x) SpanishAF ALA14
    JAS39C/D (5x) RTAF 701 sq
    Typhoon FGR4 (6x) RAF  
  Tindal, AUS F-35A (6x) RAAF 75sq
    E-7A (1x) RAAF 2sq
    KC-30A (1x) RAAF 33sq
    C-27j/ C130J (1x) RAAF  
    F-22A (6x) USAF  
  Amberley, UAS KC-30A (1x) RAAF 33sq
    CC-150T (1x) RCAF 436sq
    A330MRTT AdlA ERVTS01.031
    A400M AdlA ET061
    KC-130J (1x) AMI 46ª BA
    KC-767A (1x) AMI 8° Gruppo
    KC-767 (1x) JASDF 404 Hikotai
    A330MRTT (2x) NATO MMF
    A330MRTT (1x) RSiAF 112 sq
    A400M (1x) SpanishAF ALA31
    Voyager KC2/3 (1x) RAF 10/101sqn
  Support Only A400M (2x) SpanishAF ALA31
    A330MRTT (1x) SpanishAF ALA45
    C-17A IndianAF 81 sqn
    C-130 (3x) TNI-AU Skua31
    C-2 (2x) JASDF 402/3 Hikotai

 

Falcon Leap
09-09 Eindhoven, NL C295M/MW (1x) CzechAF 242.tsl

 

TLP 24-3
23-09 Albacete, ES L-159A (3x) CzechAF 212.tl

 

Ramstein Flag
30-09 Araxos, Andravidha, GR JAS39C (4x) CzechAF 211.tl
  Araxos or Andravidha, GR C-130J (?x) USAF  

 

Cruzex 2024
02-11 Natal, BR A-4AR (3x) ArgentineAF Grupo Aéreo 5
    IA-63 (3x) ArgentineAF Grupo Aéreo 6
    KC-135E (1x) ChileAF Grupo de Aviación Nº10
    F-16AM (6x) ChileAF V Brigada
    Kfir COA (4x) ColombianAF Esc de Combate 111
    KC-767 (1x) ColombianAF Esc de Transporte 811
    C-212 (1x) ParaguayAF SETAM
    AT-27 (2x) ParaguayAF 3er Esc de Caza
    M-2000C (4x) PeruAF Grupo Aéreo N°4
    C-27J/ C130 (1x) PeruAF Grupo Aéreo de Transp N°8
    KC-390 (1x) PortuguesAF  
    F-16C/D USAF/ ANG  
    KC-135R (1x) USAF/ ANG  
    AC-130J (1x) USAF  

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