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NATO enhances air policing in Baltics

NATO will deploy four British Typhoon fighters, at Amari Air Base in Estonia.

NATO enhances air policing in Baltics

Four British Typhoon fighters joined the NATO mission on patrolling airspace of the Baltic states. It was reported in Brussels by the Command NATO forces in Europe.

"The UK is once more taking its turn to enhance NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission with four Typhoon aircraft.  Deployed to Ämari airbase in Estonia, the Royal Air Force detachment will augment four Norwegian aircraft in Lithuania as well as Italian and Belgian jets to safeguard the air space of the Baltic states through until the end of August," NATO reports.

As it is known, the NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission has been carried out continuously on a rotational basis since 2014.

It should be recalled that Estonia started the most comprehensive military exercises in the history of the country.