Danish Air Force begins NATO air policing in Iceland
Danish F-16s will begin flying air policing sorties from Keflavik Air Base on Wednesday (17 August 2022), as part of NATO’s continuing mission to keep Icelandic airspace safe and secure.<!IoRangePreExecute>
Photo by Royal Danish Air Force.
The Danish detachment will work alongside the Icelandic Coast Guard, and will be on standby until mid-September. This is the fifth deployment of Danish fighter aircraft to Iceland, following deployments in 2009, 2010, 2015, and 2018.