Image shows a Russian MIDAS aircraft intercepted by RAF Typhoons based at Siauliai Air Base for Op AZOTIZE, on 1st Jul 2020. The Il-78 MIDAS (RF-94290) is an air to air refuelling platform.
Op AZOTIZE is the UK’s contribution to the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission ensuring the security of the skies above Lithuania the other Baltic States. RAF Typhoons of No.6 Squadron, from RAF Lossiemouth, are working alongside a detachment of Spanish F-18 fighters of Ejercito Del Aire.
British Soldiers, assigned to the Legion Troop, C Squadron, also known as the Light Dragoons, conduct a reconnaissance exercise during NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group-Poland mission in Bemowo Piskie, Poland, May 6, 2020. NATOs enhanced Forward Presence consists of four battalion-sized battle groups deploying on a persistent rotational basis to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland to demonstrate the alliances [Read More …]
200227-N-CR843-0016 SIGONELLA, Italy (Feb 27, 2020) A P-8A Poseidon Aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 makes a pass over Naval Air Station Sigonella following a flight in support of Dynamic Manta 2020. Dynamic Manta is an annual exercise hosted by NATO’s Allied Maritime Command to provide training in anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare in order to enhance overall multi-lateral [Read More …]
F-35 Lightning aircraft from 617 Squadron set off from RAF Marham today on a transatlantic flight to take part in Exercise RED FLAG at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. The jets will initially land back at their former home at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort in South Carolina before continuing their journey to Nellis Air Force Base. Exercise RED [Read More …]