First all-female aircrew completes NATO AWACS mission

  • 12 Feb. 2024 -
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  • Last updated: 12 Feb. 2024 18:56

For the first time ever, a NATO AWACS mission sortie has been completed with an all-female aircrew. The flight, part of the Alliance’s enhanced vigilance activities, took place on Friday (9 February 2024), and was conducted by twenty-two servicewomen from 8 NATO Allies: Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal and the US.