Posts tagged as Belgian

Belgian jets conduct first Baltic air policing intercept of their deployment

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Belgian Air Force fighters deployed in the Baltic region as part of NATO’s air policing mission from Sept. 3 were scrambled for the first time on Tuesday, the Belgian Air Force announced. Two Belgian F-16 fighter jets intercepted two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers and two Sukhoi Su-27 aircraft over the Baltic Sea, the Belgian Air Force said on Twitter. The Belgian air detachment operates from the air base in Siauliai, Lithuania. The Russian Ministry of…

Belgian Defense Ministry to Sue Google Over Refusal to Blur Military Facilities

Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Belgian Defense Ministry plans to sue Google over its refusal to blur country’s military facilities on the Google Maps web mapping service, a spokesperson for the ministry said on Friday. “The Defense Ministry will file a lawsuit against Google as that has not been done,” the spokesperson said, as quoted by the media outlet. According to the Sudinfo media outlet, the Belgian Defense Ministry has already asked Google to…