2015

Hungary takes over lead role in Baltic Air Policing

Hungary takes over lead role in Baltic Air Policing

Aug 31, 2015
On 31 August, the Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16 detachment passed on the lead role in NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission to the Hungarian Air Force.

Czech Air Force Completes Second Deployment to Iceland

Czech Air Force Completes Second Deployment to Iceland

Aug 29, 2015
A successful second deployment of the Czech Air Force to Iceland came to an end at 3:32 p.m. on Friday, 28 August 2015, as five JAS-39 Gripen fighters safely landed at 21stTactical Air Force Base Caslav.

HQ AIRCOM turns a page in NATO’s training and exercise programme

HQ AIRCOM turns a page in NATO’s training and exercise programme

Aug 28, 2015
On 27 August 2015, Headquarters Allied Air Command (HQ AIRCOM) hosted a Key Leader Forum in preparation for NATO Exercise TRIDENT JET 2016 which will certify AIRCOM as a Joint Headquarters commanding an Air heavy, smaller joint operation.

Italy ended its NATO Baltic Air Policing mission

Italy ended its NATO Baltic Air Policing mission

Aug 28, 2015
Šiauliai, 27 Aug 2015 - Italy’s support to NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission, featuring under the name "Operation Frontiera Baltica” (Baltic Frontier), is at the closing stage.

RAF hands over NATO Air Policing to Luftwaffe at Ämari, Estonia

RAF hands over NATO Air Policing to Luftwaffe at Ämari, Estonia

Aug 25, 2015
On 25 August, the British Royal Air Force detachment handed over their role for NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission to a German Air Force detachment during a ceremony held at Ämari Air Base.

Italy’s Contribution to NATO’s Baltic Air Policing

Italy’s Contribution to NATO’s Baltic Air Policing

Aug 5, 2015
Italy’s support to NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission features under the name Operation "Frontiera Baltica” (or Baltic Frontier). From 1 January until 30 April, the Italian Air Force had been the lead nation for the 38th rotation of this Allied mission over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In a back-to-back detachment Italy has kept its Eurofighter Typhoon jets deployed at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, from 1 May until 31 August 2015.

 

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