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SIS-bulletin for Europe in a brief summary                                           volume 19

SIS-Summary 870
Sunday 24 March 2019
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SIS Summary

In this summary you can find (new & updated) outlooks for the following months and events::

March 2019 1 Port Visits   Manual
April 2019 3 Military Events   Credits
May 2019   Political Events    
June 2019 1 Addition 21

Bankholidays

July 2019        
August 2019        
September 2019        
October 2019        
November 2019        
December 2019        
         
 
OUTLOOK
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Movements & exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Until Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
We 27-03 Northern Sweden various various exercise FVÖ 19
  Sweden unknown unknown exercise Northern Wind 2019
Fr 29-03 Culdrose, UK helicopters RN exercise Lobster Pot 19
Solenzara, Corsica, F + Alpha Jet E & Mirage 2000C FAF tdy DACT
  Spain various various exercise El Sirio 19
mid-04   Keflavik, ISL 4x EF2000 ItAF 37°St  tdy Icelandic Air Surveillance
end-04 Amari, EST 4x EF2000 GAF TLG74  tdy Baltic Air Policing
Malbork, PL 4x F-16AM PortAF support to NATO's Forward Presence Battle Groups
    Šiauliai, LT 4x F-16C/D PolAF tdy Baltic Air Policing
unkn Fairford, UK 6x B-52H USAF 'LA'  deployment

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  March 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Tu 26-03 a/d Leeuwarden, NL 1x C-17A USAF 0800h-1000h
We 27-03 a/d Leeuwarden, NL 1x C-17A USAF 1100h-1330h
Th 28-03 a/d Leeuwarden, NL + EF2000 GAF  
Fr 29-03 a/d Leeuwarden, NL 2x C295M PolAF  
Wk13 arr Leeuwarden, NL 8x F-16C/D USAF 115thFW Wisconsin ANG / 148thFW Minnesota ANG
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
We 27-03 end Northern Sweden various various exercise FVÖ 19
end Sweden unknown unknown exercise Northern Wind 2019
Fr 29-03 end Culdrose, UK helicopters RN exercise Lobster Pot 19
end Solenzara, Corsica, F + Alpha Jet E & Mirage 2000C FAF tdy DACT
end Spain various various exercise El Sirio 19
Su 30-03 start Hohenfels, D unknown unknown exercise Allied Spirit X
start United Kingdom various various exercise Joint Warrior 19-1
Wk16 dep Leeuwarden, NL 8x F-16C/D USAF 115thFW Wisconsin ANG / 148thFW Minnesota ANG

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  April 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Mo 01-04 start Andriva, GR various various exercise Iniohos 2019
start Eindhoven, NL various various exercise EART 2019
start Leeuwarden, NL various various exercise Frisian Flag 2019
start Plovdiv, BG unknown unknown exercise ETAP-C 19-2
Th 11-04 start Finland various various exercise Bold Quest 19-1
end United Kingdom various various exercise Joint Warrior 19-1
Fr 12-04 end Andriva, GR various various exercise Iniohos 2019
end Eindhoven, NL various various exercise EART 2019
end Leeuwarden, NL various various exercise Frisian Flag 2019
end Plovdiv, BG unknown unknown exercise ETAP-C 19-2
Fr 17-04 end Hohenfels, D unknown unknown exercise Allied Spirit X
Mo 29-04 start Orléans, F various various exercise ETAP-C 19-3
start Baltic Sea unknown SAR a/c unknown exercise Dynamic Mercy 19
mid-04 end Keflavik, ISL 4x EF2000 ItAF 37°St  tdy Icelandic Air Surveillance
end-04 end Amari, EST 4x EF2000 GAF TLG74  tdy Baltic Air Policing
  end Malbork, PL 4x F-16AM PortAF tdy Air Policing
  end Šiauliai, LT 4x F-16C/D PolAF tdy Baltic Air Policing

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  May 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Su 05-05 start Italy unknown Italian exercise Mare Aperto 19 -1
Th 09-05 start Namest, CZ 25x helicopter B,CZ,D,H,SLO exercise Dark Blade 2019 
Fr 10-05 start Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia unknown unknown exercise Immediate Response 19
end Orléans, F various various exercise ETAP-C 19-3
Sa 11-05 end Baltic Sea unknown SAR a/c unknown exercise Dynamic Mercy 19
Mo 13-05 start Mont de Marsan, F various various NATO Tiger Meet 2019
Fr 17-05 end Italy unknown Italian exercise Mare Aperto 19 -1
Tu 21-05 start Finland, Norway, Sweden various various exercise Arctic Challenge 2019
We 22-05 start Zaragoza, E various various exercise APROC 2019
Th 23-05 end Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia unknown unknown exercise Immediate Response 19
Fr 24-05 end Finland various various exercise Bold Quest 19-1
end Mont de Marsan, F various various NATO Tiger Meet 2019
Mo 27-05 start Albacete, E various various exercise TLP 2019-2
start Cazaux, F + Mirage 2000D FAF EC003  tdy DACT
start Poland unknown unknown exercise Eagle Talon
start Šiauliai, LT 4x JAS39 HungAF tdy Baltic Air Policing

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  June 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Mo 24-06 arr Leeming, UK + Alpha Jet E FAF EE03.008  deployment
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Mo 03-06 start Baltic States, Poland unknown unknown exercise Baltops 2019
end Namest, CZ 25x helicopter B,CZ,D,H,SLO exercise Dark Blade 2019 
We 05-06 end Finland, Norway, Sweden various various exercise Arctic Challenge 2019
Th 06-06 start Slovenia unknown SlovenAF exercise Adriatic Strike 19
Fr 07-06 end Cazaux, F + Mirage 2000D FAF EC003  tdy DACT
end Zaragoza, E various various exercise APROC 2019
Tu 11-06 end Slovenia unknown SlovenAF exercise Adriatic Strike 19
Fr 14-06 end Albacete, E various various exercise TLP 2019-2
Mo 17-06 start Zaragoza, E various various exercise ETAP-T
Sa 22-06 end Baltic States, Poland unknown unknown exercise Baltops 2019
Mo 24-06 start St Mawgan, UK unknown unknown exercise MART 2019
Fr 28-06 end St Mawgan, UK unknown unknown exercise MART 2019
end Zaragoza, E various various exercise ETAP-T
 . . -06 start Aviano, I & other locations various various exercise Astral Knight 2019 
start Lakenheath, UK + F-35A USAF 388thFW 'HL'  deployment

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  July 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Fr 05-07 dep Leeming, UK + Alpha Jet E FAF EE03.008
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Mo 01-07 start Norway unknown ASW a/c unknown exercise Dynamic Mongoose 19
Fr 11-07 end Norway unknown ASW a/c unknown exercise Dynamic Mongoose 19

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 August 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Mo 26-08 arr Payerne, CH unknown FAF deployment
Fr 30-08 dep Payerne, CH unknown FAF
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
We 28-08 start Czechia unknown unknown exercise Ample Strike 19
 . . -08 end Šiauliai, LT 4x JAS39 HungAF tdy Baltic Air Policing
start France unknown FAF/IndianAF exercise Garuda 2019

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  September 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Mo 09-09 start Zaragoza, E unknown unknown exercise ETAP-C 19-4
Mo 16-09 start Albacete, E unknown unknown exercise TLP 2019-3
Tu 17-09 end Czechia unknown unknown exercise Ample Strike 19
Fr 20-09 end Zaragoza, E unknown unknown exercise ETAP-C 19-4
. . -09 start Portugal unknown unknown exercise Real Thaw 19
start United Kingdom various various exercise Cobra Warrior
  start Šiauliai, LT 4x F-16 BAF tdy Baltic Air Policing

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  October 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Fr 04-10 end Albacete, E unknown unknown exercise TLP 2019-3
Sa 05-10 start United Kingdom unknown unknown exercise Joint Warrior 19-2
Th 17-10 end United Kingdom unknown unknown exercise Joint Warrior 19-2
 . . -10 start Gando, Canary Isles, E unknown unknown exercise Ocean Skies
start Gando, Canary Isles, E unknown unknown exercise Volcanex ETIP 2019

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  November 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Mo 04-11 start Albacete, E unknown unknown exercise TLP 2019-4
Fr 22-11 end Albacete, E unknown unknown exercise TLP 2019-4
Mo 25-11 start Lossiemouth, UK + FA-18C/D SwissAF exercise Scotnight

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  December 2019
Movements                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
D Date a/d Location Aircraft type Force Remarks
Exercises                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
D Date st/e Location Participants Force Exercise
Fr 06-12 end Lossiemouth, UK + FA-18C/D SwissAF exercise Scotnight
 . . -12 end Šiauliai, LT 4x F-16 BAF tdy Baltic Air Policing
           

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PORT VISITS
             
Foreign Port Visits in Europe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

D

Date

a/d

Sea port

On board?

Force

Ship name

The complete port visits list can be found on: Warships Port Visits Seawaves Magazine.
For more information about all the worlds navies, go to: World Navies Today.

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EVENTS SUMMARY
             
Military aviation related events & activities in Europe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Start End Location Remarks
01-04 12-04 Emmen, CH training course Patrouille de Suisse
12-04 12-04 Payerne, CH spotter event due to flight and ground trials EF2000 in week 15 & 16 (registration from 02-04 0900h) (link)
30-04 30-04 Payerne, CH spotter event due to flight and ground trials FA-18 in week 17 & 18 (registration from 18-04 0900h) (link)
17-05 17-05 Mont de Marsan, F spottersday NATO Tiger Meet 2019  (link)
21-05 21-05 Payerne, CH spotter event due to flight and ground trials Rafale in week 20 & 21 (registration from 09-05 0900h) (link)
07-06 07-06 Payerne, CH spotter event due to flight and ground trials F-35A in week 23 & 24 (registration from 28-05 0900h) (link)
13-06 13-06 Fassberg, D spottersday due to open day (15th) (link)
Schleswig-Jagel, D spottersday due to open day (15th) (link)
14-06 14-06 Nordholz, D spottersday (1600h-1900h) due to open day (15th) (link)
25-05 25-06 Payerne, CH spotter event due to flight and ground trials JAS39 in week 25 & 26 (registration from 13-06 0900h) (link)
01-07 26-07 Emmen, CH no flying activities
01-07 19-08 Meiringen, CH no flying activities
29-07 23-08 Emmen, CH tdy  FA-18C/D
01-08 21-08 Payerne, CH no flying activities
14-09 14-09 Kleine Brogel, B spottersday Sanicole Air Show (15th)
09-10 10-10 Axalp, CH annual Air Power Demo
 
 

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Political events and visits in Europe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Start End Location Remarks
04-06 05-06 The Hague, NL Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in cooperation with USA

for the EU Meetings look at the European Union Meeting Calender

 

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ADDITION
 

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 exercise El Sirio 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
18-03/29-03 Matacan, E 1x A400M SpAF Ala31
8x EF2000 SpAF Ala11
Zaragoza, E 1x C295M SpAF Ala35
5x EF2000 SpAF Ala11
8x EF2000 SpAF Ala14
 

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 exercise FVÖ 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
22-03/27-03 Rovaniemi, FIN 4-6x FA-18C/D FinnAF
3 NH90-TTH FinnAr
8x JAS39C/D RSwedAF  
2-4x Sk60E RSwedAF
Kallax, S 8-12x FA-18C/D FinnAF
3x NH90-TTH FinnAr
 

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 exercise Joint Warrior 19-1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
30-03/11-04 Prestwick, UK 1x CP-140 CAF
2x ATL-2 FN
1x P-3C GN
+ Hawk RN
1x P-3C RNoAF
2x P-8A USN
Da20EW civil
Lossiemouth, UK + Typhoon RAF
Stornoway, UK 2x MH-60R RAN 1st week
Merlin HM2 RN
 

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 exercise Iniohos 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
01-04/12-04 Andravida, GR 1x AW139 CyprusAC 460sq
1x ERJ145H-AEW&C HAF 380Mira
+ F-4E HAF 338Mira
+ F-16C/D HAF various squadrons
+ Mirage 2000BG/EG HAF 114PM
+ F-15 IDF/AF
+ F-16 IDF/AF
+ F-35A ItAF 32°St
+ Tornado ItAF 6°St
+ F-15 USAF
+ F-16C USAF 52ndFW 'SP'
 

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 exercise EART 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
01-04/12-04 Eindhoven, NL 1x A310-MRTT GAF FBS BMVg
1x C-135FR FAF GRV02.091
1x KDC-10 RNLAF 334sq
1x Voyager KC2/3 RAF 10/101sq
1x KC-135R USAF 100thARW
 

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 exercise Frisian Flag 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
01-04/12-04 Leeuwarden, NL 4x Mirage 2000D FAF EC003
8x EF2000 GAF TLG31 & TLG74
8x F-16C/D PolAF
16x F-16 RNLAF
4x FA-18C/D SwissAF
8x F-16C/D USAF 115thFW Wisconsin ANG / 148thFW Minnesota ANG
1x Da20EW civil Cobham
 

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 exercise Bold Quest 19-1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
11-04/24-05 Kuopio/Rissala, FIN 1x A330MRTT FAF CEAM
2x Rafale FAF EC01.030
 

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 exercise ETAP-C 19-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
29-04/10-05 Orleans, F 1x C-130J FAF ET02.061
 

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 NATO Tiger Meet 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
13-05/24-05 Mont de Marsan, F 1x E-3F FAF EDCA00.036
2x Mirage 2000D FAF
4x Rafale FAF
EF2000 GAF TLG74
F-16AM PortAF Esq301
 

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 exercise Arctic Challenge 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
21-05/05-06 Rovaniemi, FIN 1x E-3F FAF EDCA00.036
4x Mirage 20005-F FAF EC01.002
2x Mirage 2000C FAF
10x Rafale FAF
unknown EF2000 GAF TLG74
 

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 exercise APROC 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
22-05/07-06 Zaragoza, E 2x AS555AN FAF '
 

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 exercise TLP 2019-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
27-05/14-06 Albacete, E 2-4x F-35A USAF 388thFW 'HL'

flying ops from 03-06

 

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 exercise Astral Knight 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
begin-06 Aviano, I & bases in Croatia, E-3C USAF  
Germany and Slovenia F-15E USAF
F-16 USAF
F-35A USAF
KC-135R USAF
MiG-21 CroatAF
F-35A ItAF
F-2000 ItAF
 

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 spotterday Schleswig-Jagel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
13-06 Schleswig-Jagel, D 2x A400M GAF LTG62
C-160D GAF LTG63
CH-53GS GAF HSG64
EF2000 GAF
H145M GAF HSG64
Tornado GAF TLG51
NH90-TTH GAr
P-3C GN MFG3
Sea King Mk41 GN MFG5
CH-47F USAr tbc
UH-60 USAr
SH-60 USN tbc
14x C-47, DC3, DC4, Jü52 civil
   
 

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 spotterday Nordholz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
14-06 Nordholz, D A400M GAF LTG62
C-160D GAF LTG63
EF2000 GAF
Tornado GAF
EC135P GN MFG5
P-3C GN MFG3
Sea King Mk41 GN MFG5
Sea Lynx Mk88A GN MFG5
P-3C/N RNoAF 333Skv
NH90-NFH unkown
A-4M civil
CM170R civil
2x DC3 civil
OV-10B civil
 

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 exercise ETAP-T
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
17-06/28-06 Zaragoza, E 1x C-130J FAF ET02.061
 

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 spottersday KB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
14-09 Kleine Brogel, B 6x PC-9M CroatAF Wings of Storm
1x EC135T GAr
4x EA300 RJordAF Royal Jordanian Falcons
1x AS332M SwissAF
6x F-5E SwissAF Patrouille de Suisse
1x B-17G USAAF c/s Sally B
   
 

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 exercise Cobra Warrior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Start/End Location Aircraft Type Force
 . . -09 Waddington, UK unknown GAF
F-15 IDF/AF
unknown ItAF
 

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MANUAL

ABBREVIATIONS:
A
Austria
LX
Luxembourg
B
Belgium
IS
Iceland
AL
Albania
LT
Lithuania
BIH
Bosnia Herzegovina
LV
Latvia
BG
Bulgaria
MA
Malta
BY
Belarus
MD
Moldavia
CH
Switzerland
MC
Monaco
CY
Cyprus
N
Norway
CZ
Czechia
MK
Macedonia
D
Germany
NL
Netherlands
DK
Denmark
P
Portugal
E
Spain
PL
Poland
EST
Estonia
RO
Romania
F
France
RUS
Russia
FIN
Finland
S
Sweden
GE
Georgia
SK
Slovakia
GR
Greece
SLO
Slovenia
H
Hungary
TR
Turkey
HR
Croatia
UA
Ukraine
IL
Israel
UK
United Kingdom
IRL
Ireland
YU
Serbia

+   multiple aircraft
* amongst others
> from (date)
arr arrival
dep departure
rtb returning to base
t/go touch and go
tdy temporary duty
tbc to be confirmed
tbd to be determined
AM in the morning
PfP Partnership for Peace
PM in the afternoon
PM+ in the evening
TLP Tactical Leadership Program
TSP Theater Security Package
AAR Air to Air Refuellling Training
APROC Air Personnel Recovery Operatives Course
COMAO Combined Air Operations
CQWI Combined Qualified Weapons Instructor
CJPRSC Combined Joint Personel Recovery Standardization Course
OPEVAL Operational Evaluation
DACT Dissimilar Air Combat Training
EART European Air Refuelling Training
EATT European Air Transport Training
EAATTC European Air Advanced Tactics Training Course
MART Multinational Aircraft Recovery Training
TACEVAL Tactical Evaluation
THPU Tactical Helicopter Procedures Update
 

more abbreviations at  Scramble Wiki  

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CREDITS

and many thanks to all the people who provide useful information !
 

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