RAF TYPHOONS SCRAMBLED IN LITHUANIA TO INTERCEPT A RUSSIAN INTELLIGENCE GATHERING AIRCRAFT

Image shows a Russian Coot A aircraft intercepted during a QRA scramble by RAF Typhoons from Siauliai Air Base, 2nd Jun 2020. 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.
Image shows a Russian Coot A aircraft intercepted during a QRA scramble by RAF Typhoons from Siauliai Air Base, 2nd Jun 2020. 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.

Image shows a Russian Coot A aircraft intercepted during a QRA scramble by RAF Typhoons from Siauliai Air Base, 2nd Jun 2020.

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.

Image shows a Russian Coot A (top) being intercepted by an RAF Typhoon from Siauliai Air Base, during a QRA scramble on the 2nd Jun 2020.  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.
Image shows a Russian Coot A (top) being intercepted by an RAF Typhoon from Siauliai Air Base, during a QRA scramble on the 2nd Jun 2020.
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.

Image shows a Russian Coot A (top) being intercepted by an RAF Typhoon from Siauliai Air Base, during a QRA scramble on the 2nd Jun 2020.
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.

Image shows a Russian Coot A aircraft intercepted during a QRA scramble by RAF Typhoons from Siauliai Air Base, 2nd Jun 2020.
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.

Image shows a Russian Coot A aircraft intercepted during a QRA scramble by RAF Typhoons from Siauliai Air Base, 2nd Jun 2020.
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.

Image shows an RAF Typhoon deployed on Op AZOTIZE taking off from Siauliai Air Base on a QRA scramble, 2nd Jun 2020.
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.

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