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Western spy planes patrol before Russian exercise Zapad 21

Five observation flights by western spy planes took place over the Baltic Sea ahead of Russian and Belarusian forces’ Zapad 21 exercise....


NATO multinational tanker fleet receives fifth A330 MRTT

NATO’s Multinational MRTT Fleet receives its fifth A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft....


Poland deploys fighters in Iceland for the first time

In September 2021, the Polish Air Force will participate in NATO's Air Policing mission tasked with protecting the airspace of Iceland....


A USAF B-52 strategic bomber in the sky of Paris

Four US Air Force B-52 strategic bombers simultaneously flew over NATO member countries as part of Operation Allied Sky....


Atlantic Trident: Rafales, F-35s, and Typhoons fly together

French Air Force Rafales, Royal Air Force Typhoons, and fifth-generation F-35B of the United States Air Force participate in Atlantic Trident 2021 exercise....


First NATO’s Baltic Air Policing intercept by Italian F-35A fighters

The Italian Air Force carried out the first intercept using an F-35A stealth fighter jet on behalf of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission....


Sweden, Finland join NATO air forces for policing exercise

Sweden and Finland joined NATO air forces for joint air policing drills over the Baltic Sea....


NATO conducts 350 air missions related to Russian military jets

NATO air forces counted that almost 90% of air missions in Europe during 2020 were related to flights operated by Russian military aircraft.  ...


Multinational Air Group (MAG) days - "MAGDAYs Exercise"

For the second year, the Deutsche Luftwaffe - German Air Force (GAF), has committed itself to organizing the Multinational Air Group - MAG days, an exercise between several NATO air forces that takes...


Canadian Navy helicopter crashes off the Greek coast, one dead

A CH-148 Cyclone helicopter of the Royal Canadian Navy crashed in the Ionian Sea off the coast of Greece during a NATO area surveillance operation....