Posts tagged as NATO Air Policing Mission

NATO jets in air policing duties scrambled three times last week

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

NATO fighter jets stationed in the Baltic states as part of the NATO air policing mission were scrambled three times last week, identifying and escorting Russian Federation military aircraft flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Lithuania’s defense ministry said on Monday, as reported by BNS. Russian Sukhoi Su-27 multirole fighter and Su-24MR all-weather attack aircraft  were reportedly intercepted on two occasions, and an Antonov An-26 transport aircraft was…

NATO occupation of the Baltic sky

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, April 26, 2018

NATO fighter aircraft conducting Air Policing Mission the in the Baltic states were scrambled once to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation over the Baltic Sea, according to the Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania last week. As we know, NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states is carried out by the Danish Air Force since January. It consists of four F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters which…

Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States’ borders on April 16-22

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

On April 16-22 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled once to identify and escort military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea. On April 16 NATO fighters intercepted one IL-20 flying from the mainland of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad with its onboard transponder off, according to a flight plan, keeping radio contact with the regional…