German fighters Eurofighter this week will continue to carry out training flights at low altitude in the airspace of Estonia. This is with reference to the press service of the Estonian defence Forces reported ERR.ee.

According to the military, the flights will take place on working days in the first half of the day at a height of at least 152 meters away from settlements.

Since the end of August 2016, the fighters of the German air force, based on Estonian air base in ämari airbase, guarding the skies over the Baltic States.

According to the decision of the North Atlantic Council, the military aircraft of NATO countries in rotation for guarding the airspace of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from March 29 2004, when the Baltic countries joined the Alliance. At the summit in Chicago in 2012, the mission has been extended indefinitely.

The second involved in the mission of the squadron stationed at the airbase in Siauliai (Lithuania).

Read also: NATO Fighters to hold exercise over Estonia

25 January 2017 it was reported that the first group of German and Belgian soldiers arrived in Lithuania within the framework of the mission to strengthen the Eastern flank of NATO.




In Estonia, the German air force will conduct training flights at low altitude 30.01.2017

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