HC Deb 07 July 1989 vol 156 c301W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list all exercises involving operations of B52 aircraft from bases in the United Kingdom that have taken place, or are scheduled to take place, during 1989, including exercise names, duration of each exercise, bases used and which units the aircraft are from.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

So far this year, the United States Air Force B52 aircraft have deployed to stations in the United Kingdom as follows:

Date Exercise Station Unit
17–21 April Busy Warrior RAF Fairford 42 Bomb Wing, Loring AFB, Maine.
21–30 June Joint Maritime Course RAF Mildenhall 42, Bomb Wing, Loring AFB, Maine.

A further deployment to RAF Fairford of B52 aircraft participating in a Busy Warrior exercise is planned to take place from 31 August to 20 September 1989.