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Air Force PDG, 1 Oct 2013

Chapter 1, Enlisted History

Multiple Choice Questions & Answers



1.19. Operation Deny Flight, Bosnia (1993-1995)


1. The operation that was an effort to limit the war in Bosnia through the imposition of a no-fly zone over the country was named: (1.19.1.)

*A. NATO Operation Deny Flight

B. Operation Restore Hope

C. Operation Provide Promise

D. Operation Allied Force



2. On 28 February 1994, NATO aircraft scored the first aerial combat victories in its 45-year history: (1.19.2.)

A. at least one North Korean YaK-3 was shot down over Kimpo

B. the Sarajevo airport was attacked and a C-130 was damaged

*C. two U.S. Air Force F-16s intercepted six Bosnian Serb jets and shot down four

D. Deny Flight aircraft struck a munitions depot and took 370 UN soldiers hostage



3. Despite its actions, Operation Deny Flight did not stop the Bosnian Serb attacks or effectively limit the war in Bosnia. Examples of Bosnian Serb resistance are: (1.19.3.)

A. Bosnian Serbs often took members of lightly armed UN forces hostage to compel NATO to discontinue its airstrikes

B. Bosnian Serbs took 370 UN soldiers hostage after Deny Flight aircraft struck a munitions depot

C. Bosnian Serbs shot down a U.S. Air Force F-16 patrolling over Bosnia

*D. all of these answers



4. Operation Deliberate Force served notice to Bosnian Serb forces that _______. (1.19.4.)

*A. they would be held accountable for their actions

B. the Serbs had missed the deadline to surrender to the U.S.

C. the U.S. and the UN were serious about diplomatic negotiations

D. the U.S. would be pulling troops out of the country immediately



5. This operation served notice to Bosnian Serb forces that they would be held accountable for their actions and delivered airstrikes not only against targets around Sarajevo, but also against Bosnian Serb targets throughout Bosnia. (1.19.4.)

A. Rolling Thunder

B. Flaming Dart

*C. Deliberate Force

D. Joint Endeavor



6. This operation marked the first campaign in aerial warfare where precision munitions outweighed conventional bombs. (1.19.4.)

A. Rolling Thunder

B. Flaming Dart

*C. Deliberate Force

D. Just Cause



7. The Deliberate Force air campaign achieved the desired results. On 14 September, the Serbs agreed to NATO terms and the bombing stopped. Operation Deliberate Force officially ended 21 September 1995 with the signing of peace accords: (1.19.4. and 1.19.5.)

*A. in Paris

B. at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio

C. at Rambouillet, France

D. at SHAPE Headquarters, Belgium



8. Operation Deliberate Force officially ended 21 September 1995 with the December signing in Paris of peace accords among the warring parties. This operation, whose mission was to implement the agreements, replaced it in 1996. (1.19.5.)

A. Operation Deny Flight

*B. Operation Joint Endeavor

C. Operation Restore Hope II

D. Operation Southern Watch