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RAF TYPHOONS intercept Russian IL-20M near Lithuania

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s – currently deployed to Lithuania in support of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission – have carried out their first intercept of a Russian military aircraft. The multi-role fighters – belonging to No 6 Squadron – launched from Šiauliai air base, Lithuania, on June 2 to intercept a Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS-RF) Il-20M Coot-A intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. A Typhoon pilot from No…