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Re: Libya - OPERATION ODYSSEY DAWN - Coalition overview

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Malcolm, I think this topic is for overview only and not for individual movements.

According to whiteman.af.mil the follwoing B-2A's particpated last weekend:
82-1071
93-1088
93-1087

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Was quite surprised to see the Americans using B-2's as I thought they only had local forces deployed.
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Dennis, if you have the individual a/c callsigns you'll make the Libyan spotter community ever so happy, thanks!
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Starman wrote:Dennis, if you have the individual a/c callsigns you'll make the Libyan spotter community ever so happy, thanks!
Aircraft were already mentioned in first post of this topic. c/s Fury23
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wamovements wrote:
Starman wrote:Dennis, if you have the individual a/c callsigns you'll make the Libyan spotter community ever so happy, thanks!
Aircraft were already mentioned in first post of this topic. c/s Fury23
No not FURY, RCH5410 flight enroute; EDGY on way back to USA
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Any information on the Norwegian Vipers? I managed to identify one of them as "674" from photos taken by Norwegian news papers as they left Bodø yesterday, but Id love to find out which other airframes are taking part in the operation.
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joost wrote:
wamovements wrote:
Starman wrote:Dennis, if you have the individual a/c callsigns you'll make the Libyan spotter community ever so happy, thanks!
Aircraft were already mentioned in first post of this topic. c/s Fury23
No not FURY, RCH5410 flight enroute; EDGY on way back to USA

Are you sure? Various forums and websites on the web mention FURY23 Flt as the B-2 callsigns.



To all. I've updated the list on the first page. keep on posting.
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Hi,

First: great overview so far. I am compiling an overview for the upcoming edition of Scramble. Some additions first:
14x F-15E 48th FW c/s MAUL/PANTHER/BOWLER
91-0360/SP F-16CJ 52nd FW c/s WARHAWK/VENOM/WEASEL
91-0412/SP F-16CJ 52nd FW c/s WARHAWK/VENOM/WEASEL
+10 F-16CJ 52nd FW c/s WARHAWK/VENOM/WEASEL
5x EA-18G VAQ-132
I think just ten (now 9...) F-15Es are at Aviano. Additions:

91-0331/LN F-15E 494th FS
96-0201/LN F-15E 492nd FS
91-0361/SP F-16CJ 480th FS
91-0407/SP F-16CJ 480th FS
91-0416/SP F-16CJ 480th FS
166895/NL-541 EA-18G VAQ-139
166898/NL-544 EA-18G VAQ-139

Further, there seems to be an information stop from Italy. I cannot image that with all the activity going on, no one has taken any picture at Aviano, Deci, Goia, Trapani etc. So, Italian aviation friends; please share some!
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Just one more thing: the title says ODYSSEY DAWN. This refers to thhe american part of the operation. Overall name seems to be "Coalition of the Willing", with the following countries having their own name:

USA: Odyssey Dawn
UK: Operation Ellamy
France: Opération Harmattan
Canada:Joint Task Force Libeccio (also mentioned as operation Mobile)
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Arnold ten Pas wrote:Just one more thing: the title says ODYSSEY DAWN. This refers to thhe american part of the operation. Overall name seems to be "Coalition of the Willing", with the following countries having their own name:
Check. Changed the topic title for now.

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crashed F-15E is 91-0304/LN (source BBC).

I;ve updated the list
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Iroquois wrote:crashed F-15E is 91-0304/LN (source BBC).

I;ve updated the list
Accoardig CNN a Osprey was used to rescue the Pilot, not sure you have this type in overview

Furthermore callsign of B-2 mission on March19th was not FURY but RCH5410 flight inbound and on return EDGY
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joost wrote:
Iroquois wrote:crashed F-15E is 91-0304/LN (source BBC).

I;ve updated the list
Accoardig CNN a Osprey was used to rescue the Pilot, not sure you have this type in overview

Furthermore callsign of B-2 mission on March19th was not FURY but RCH5410 flight inbound and on return EDGY

Thanks. The MV-22 seem to be operating from USS Kearsarge.


4x Mirage 2000-5 7sqn/Qatar AF are at Solenzara according to BBC..
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Could it be that the B-2's had two callsigns in the same time:
A callsign during the transfer and a tactical callsign for air-to-air?
The RAF uses the same system RRR.... and a local callsign on air-to-air frequenties.
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wamovements wrote:Could it be that the B-2's had two callsigns in the same time:
A callsign during the transfer and a tactical callsign for air-to-air?
The RAF uses the same system RRR.... and a local callsign on air-to-air frequenties.
Inbound Libya was RCH5410 Outbound changed it to EDGY
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