Australian Air Force completes NATO deployment in Mediterranean

  • 14 Oct. 2022 -
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  • Last updated: 20 Oct. 2022 08:57

A Royal Australian Air Force P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft successfully concluded its participation in NATO’s Sea Guardian mission on Friday (14 October 2022).

Operating out of Sigonella airbase in southern Italy, the aircraft provided NATO’s maritime security mission in the Mediterranean with surveillance and reconnaissance data. The deployment marked the first time Australia has sent a P-8 aircraft to Europe and participated in the Sea Guardian mission.

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