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.
Let’s remind, 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
Nearly ten years the Russian-Ukrainian firm transports for NATO by air superheavy cargoes. The SALIS project passed test by the Ukrainian crisis. But its future – is foggy.
In the Urals in the past weekend the Russian military doctrines largest in this year "Center-2015" came to the end. Shortly before this NATO at once in several countries carried out the most large-scale after the completion of cold war of the doctrine of paratroopers. Continue reading
The American experts called the Russian educational and fighting multi-purpose fighter Yak-130 «small horror of which it is necessary to be afraid of NATO». About it wrote The National Interest leaving in the USA and Canada.
The Alliance actually has reasons to fear Yak-130. Most important from them – existence at the fighter under each wing of three points of a suspension bracket. With their help it is possible to equip the plane with three tons Continue reading
Intensity in Europe because of the Russian actions in Ukraine amplifies, and in these conditions of the country of NATO intensified air patrol in the sky over the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Though the U.S. Air Force will often involve the planes for control of air space over these former Soviet republics, sometimes the task of control of Moscow lays down on shoulders of the European aviation firms.
Many countries of Europe, Continue reading