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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…