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|29 Apr. 2022||
NATO jets scramble in response to Russian aircraft over Baltic and Black SeasAllied fighter jets on NATO duty scrambled multiple times over the past four days to track and intercept Russian aircraft over the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea. All interactions occurred in a safe and routine manner.
|25 Apr. 2022||
Italy supports NATO Air Policing with F-35A deployment to IcelandA detachment of modern F-35A fighter jets and personnel from the Italian Air Force is set to deploy to Iceland for two months to support NATO's Air Policing efforts in the High North.
|14 Apr. 2022||
Allies practise air interoperability with Finland and SwedenNATO Allies and partners Finland and Sweden, have had a week of intensive cooperation in the skies over Estonia in the just-concluded exercise Ramstein Alloy. The regular NATO exercise focused on real-world scenarios faced by NATO’s Air Policing personnel deployed in the Baltic region.
|12 Apr. 2022||
Netherlands and UK take up NATO air policing over Bulgaria and RomaniaThe Netherlands and United Kingdom took over NATO’s enhanced air policing over Black Sea Allies Bulgaria and Romania this week. UK Typhoons are replacing Italian Eurofighters in Romania, and US F-16 fighter jets continue to reinforce the Alliance's force posture in the country. In Bulgaria, Dutch F-35 fighter jets are taking over from Spanish Eurofighters. In recent years, a number of Allies have helped Bulgaria and Romania to ensure the safety of their airspace. In addition to keeping Allies safe, participation in this joint mission enhances the capability and interoperability of Allied air forces.
|18 Jan. 2022||
Denmark renews its contribution to NATO's Air Policing in the Baltic regionDenmark is preparing four of its F-16 fighter jets for a new deployment to Lithuania in support of NATO's enhanced Air Policing mission in the Baltic States.
|28 Dec. 2021||
NATO jets scrambled hundreds of times in 2021 to guard Allied airspaceNATO fighter jets scrambled around 370 times across Europe in 2021, mostly to check aircraft flying unannounced near Allied air space. Around 80 percent of the missions, 290 in total, were in response to flights by Russian military aircraft.
|10 Dec. 2021|