2000’s

2001 – Nato Exercise

5th September 2001 – C-5s, C-141s, C-17s, MC-130s and EC-130s visit RAF Fairford over a two week period

2005 – Bright Star

September 2005 – B-52s deployed to support Exercise Bright Star along with supporting KC-135s.
B-1Bs deployed at the same time to take part in training missions