Scales of mission of Air patrol of NATO in the Baltic countries were reduced taking into account that more than a half of the fighters ranked as mission the last half-year stood idle unused, the chairman of Military committee of Alliance declared.
In BNS interview the Czech general Peter Pavel recognized that the message on reduction of mission was made not properly, but assured that eight deployed in Lithuania and Estonia of fighters have enough Continue reading
could bring down the fighter Russian Federation
About it Reuters reports referring to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey.
Of the ministry assure that one more Russian fighter Su-30 broke air space of Turkey on Sunday, October 4.
In this regard, the ambassador of Russia was repeatedly called in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey for protest expression.
Explanations from the Russian side yet did not follow.
The president of Continue reading
To Latvia from the USA on Monday two pilotless prospecting aircraft of the Predator Em-kyyu-1 model are thrown, the official representative of the Pentagon captain Jeff Davies reported. Together with aircraft of profit of 70 people of the service personnel, Davies added.
"This temporary placement of aircraft and personnel (…) will allow to test possibility of use of devices at the advanced boundaries and for carrying out operations. Our Continue reading
Turkey obtained permit of NATO to force down the Russian planes breaking its air space.
As writes Euroua.com, referring to NR Baltija, the Air Force of Turkey intends to attack seriously the Russian fighters in case of repeated crossings of border. «Thus almost norm was that Russians do not provide the plan of flights, do not answer inquiries of civil flight services, creating threat to a civil aircraft service», write mass media.
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To NATO it is ready to send armies to Turkey in case of need to protect the ally from the threat proceeding from Syria, the secretary general of North Atlantic alliance Jens Stoltenberg reported,
«NATO can and is ready to protect all allies, including Turkey, from any threats», – Stoltenberg emphasized, acting in Brussels before meeting of Ministers of Defence of the countries of NATO.
He noted that the alliance «constantly analyzes a situation Continue reading
The secretary general of NATO Jens Stoltenberg is convinced that violation of air space of Turkey «was not casual». He made such statement on Tuesday on the threshold of a meeting of Ministers of Defence of the participating countries of alliance in Brussels.
The secretary general specified that the alliance yet did not undertake attempts to carry out consultation of Russia in connection with violation by Russian Federation plane of air space Continue reading
Strictly speaking, in aircraft there is own term "reverse". Distinct from gas turbulences on ring pipelines. It designates the direction of draft of the engine towards plane movement. It is used usually when braking on a runway or at performance of accurate land maneuvers. In the latest space engines the functional of reversive inclusion only is developed. The management of armed forces of Bulgaria managed to achieve "reverse" Continue reading
Incidents on the sea and in air between Russia and NATO – whether are dangerous they?
The last one and a half years of mass media repeatedly pointed to the increased activity of the Russian fighting aircraft and fleet in the Baltic Sea and other regions. Whether it is necessary to worry because of headings of newspapers, to a portal of Delfi the captain of the first rank helped to understand resignation of the Navy of the USSR/the Russian Federation Continue reading
is not necessary to Belarus
Lukashenko confirmed the union with Russia in NATO counterbalance, but rejected possibility of foreign air base in the country.
The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko declared that speeches about placement of the Russian air base in the republic was never conducted, странав to it does not need, Belta transfers.
"Speeches placing the Russian air base in the territory of Belarus, it was never conducted. Continue reading
Loud scandal burst in Estonia because of poor-quality military equipment which the Ministry of Defence of Germany sent to Baltic.
As the Estonian newspaper "Postimees" reports, in military airfield in Emari at the German fighter during a rulezhka on a runway the external fuel tank fell off.
This plane was right there written off from use. As a result in Estonia there were only three German fighters. However and on them hopes are not Continue reading