NATO video showing the different airbases and airplanes taking part in Operation Deny Flight.
Title: Operation DENY FLIGHT, AUGUST 1993 – ITALY. Title: HMS INVINCIBLE Aircraft Carrier – Adriatic Sea. SEA HARRIER FRS MK1 – WESTLAND SEA KING AEW. Exterior shots of the HMS Invincible taken from a Sea King helicopter as it comes into land. Close up on Royal Navy flag. Interior shots from navigation deck, officers at controls, on the telephone, and mapping the ship's course. Shot of a Harrier as it comes into land. Footage of a briefing. Close up shot on a NATO TIGERS badge with the motto 'HARD TO BE HUMBLE'. Shots outside with the landing crew as a missile is removed from a Harrier and others prepare for takeoff. A squadron of Harrier jets take off. Footage of the Harriers as they land, coming to a standstill in the air then lowering themselves to the ground in an example of vertical landing. Shot of a pilot disembarking. Footage taken from a helicopter of a Harrier jet taking off. CERVIA AB – French MIRAGE 2000. Shot pulls out from the jet afterburner. Ground staff preparing the Mirage 2000 jet fighter, cleaning the windows and loading on its missiles. Pilots embarking. Taxies onto runway and takes off. A second Mirage 2000 follows it. VILLAFRANCA AB – RNLAF F-16A. Close up of radar tower and sign reading Operation Deny Flight. Row of aircraft. Shot of Dutch aircrew. Accommodation huts. Dutch flag. Interview with a Dutch pilot who says that they arrived on the 7th of April and have been here for four months in support of UN Resolution 816. They are ready to be tasked. Seven hundred missions have been carried over Bosnia to date. Shots of airmen on the base and in a large hanger. Pilots embark in the low evening sun and take off. Shot of the sun as it sinks behind clouds. AVIANO AB – USAF F/A-18D HORNET, A-10 THUNDERBOLT II, F-16C, C-130H. Cars pass through security to reach the airbase. Shot of NATO, Italian and American flags. Shots of ground crew working on the airplanes. Footage of an F-16C coming into land, outside a hanger. The crew of Hornett VMFA (AW) 533 prepare for takeoff. Hornets taking off. Shot of C-130H taxiing. Hornets land. C-130H takes off with shots from air traffic control tower. Shots of two Thunderbolt II landing and taking off. MALPENSA AB – USAF KC-135R Refuelling Turkish F-16C over Adriatic Sea. USAF KC-135R on runway. Footage of a briefing of American crew members. Close up on badge that reads 'Global Refuelling', '906th AREFS (H)' on the shoulder of pilot as he prepares for takeoff. Shots of the cockpit and footage of refuelling that shows the KC-135R connecting to the F16-C in midair. Two F16-C refuel. Cockpit shots and shots of the runway as the USAF KC-135R comes into land. GIOIA DEL COLLE AB – RAF JAGUAR, ITAF (Sharp Guard) F-3 TORNADO. NATO, Italian and American flag. Shot of pilots and groundstaff preparing the Jaguar XX 766 for takeoff. Several Jaguar take off. Shots of Tornadoes and Jaguars in flight. BRINDISI AB – USAF AC-139A/H SPECTRE GUNSHIP. Shots of the Spectre Gunship, pilots preparing to board, close up shots on weaponry. Shots of Spectre Gunship taking off. GEILENKIRCHEN AB GERMANY – AWACS E3-A Component. Shot of two NATO flags and a German flag. Shots of AWACS E3-A, a radar airplane, being inspected prior to takeoff. Interview with one of the pilots who explains that 2900 men and women, from eleven countries, work on the airbase in Germany. He explains that there is a no fly zone over Bosnia-Herzegovina to prevent fighting parties using air power. Their role is to patrol and escort UN flights into Bosnia. Search and Rescue is a constant task. He says that during 14 months the total flying hours comes to 14,000 and there have been 1400 sorties in support of this mission. Footage of AWACS E3-A as it takes off. Footage of briefing for a flight. Shots from the cockpit and from inside the air traffic control tower. AWACS E3-A takes off and coming back into land. Badges show Italian, American, Canadian and Belgian nationalities on board. They work to identify an unknown airplane over northern Sarajevo. Closing titles: NATO Office of Information and Press B-110 Brussels Belgium ©1993.