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Encyclopedia > Baltic Air Policing
The three Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

The Baltic air-policing mission is a NATO air defence Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) in order to guard the airspace over the three Baltic states Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (700x929, 128 KB) Found in http://en. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (700x929, 128 KB) Found in http://en. ... NATO 2002 Summit in Prague. ... The three Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania The Baltic states refer to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. ...


Since March 2004, when the Baltic States joined NATO, alliance nations have policed the airspace over the area on three-month rotation from Lithuania's First Air Base in Zokniai/┼áiauliai International Airport, near the northern city of ┼áiauliai. Starting with the Turkish deployment, rotations changed to a 4 month basis. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Å iauliai International Airport (also given as Zokniai Airport, Lithuanian: ) (IATA: SQQ, ICAO: EYSA) is is located 7 km southeast of Å iauliai city, in northern Lithuania. ... Location Ethnographic region Samogitia County Å iauliai County Municipality Å iauliai city municipality Elderate Number of elderates 2 Coordinates General information Capital of Å iauliai County Å iauliai city municipality Å iauliai district municipality Population (rank) 129,075 in 2005 (4th) First mentioned 1236 Granted city rights 1589 Å iauliai ( (help· info), approximate English transcription: , is...


Usual deployments consist of four fighter aircraft with between 50 and 100 support personnel. An A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-86 Sabre, P-38 Lightning and P-51 Mustang fly in formation during an air show at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. ...


Deployments

Date Org. Aircraft Ref.
March 30, 2004 Belgian Air Force F-16AM [1]
July 1, 2004 Royal Danish Air Force F-16AM [2]
October 30, 2004 Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado F.3
January 1, 2005 Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16AM [3]
March 30, 2005 Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16AM
June 30, 2005 Luftwaffe F-4F Phantom II [4]
October 12, 2005 USAFE, 23rd EFS Spangdahlem AFB F-16CJ

[5] ,[6] Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... Roundel of the Belgian Air Force F-16 of Belgian Air Forces Solo Display Team // The Belgian Air Force was founded in 1909 as a branch of the Belgian Army. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... Danish Air Forces F-16 MLU at Radom Air Show 2005 History The Danish armed forces received 38 Supermarine Spitfire H. F. Mk. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the air force branch of the British Armed Forces. ... The Panavia Tornado is a family of twin-engine fighters, which was jointly developed by the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Ranks Norwegian military ranks Luftforsvaret or the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) is the air force of Norway. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image:Flag of the Royal Netherlands Air Force. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... The Deutsche Luftwaffe or   (German: air force, literally Air Weapon IPA: ) is the commonly used term for the German air force. ... The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II[2] is a two-seat supersonic long-range all-weather fighter-bomber originally developed for the U.S. Navy by McDonnell Douglas. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Categories: Stub | Commands of the U.S. Air Force ... Spangdahlem Air Base is a United States Air Force base located near the small German town of Spangdahlem, near the city of Trier. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ...

January 1, 2006 Polish Air Force, Contingent "Orlik" MiG-29B [7]
March 31, 2006 Turkish Air Force F-16C [8] [9]
August 1, 2006 Spanish Air Force Mirage F-1 [10] , [11]
December 1, 2006 Belgian Air Force F-16AM [12]
April 1, 2007 French Air Force Mirage 2000C
August 1, 2007 Romanian Air Force MiG-21MF Lancer C

Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland_(bordered). ... Flag of the Polish Air Force Polish Air Force (Siły Powietrzne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, Siły Powietrzne RP). ... The Mikoyan MiG-29 (NATO reporting name Fulcrum) is a Russian fighter aircraft used in the air superiority role. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Turkish Air Force (Turkish: Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) is a branch of the Turkish Armed Forces. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... SAF Roundel The Spanish Air Force (Spanish: Ejército del Aire; literally, Army of the Air) is the air force of the Spain. ... The Dassault Mirage F1 is a single-seat air-superiority fighter and attack aircraft built by Dassault of France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... Roundel of the Belgian Air Force F-16 of Belgian Air Forces Solo Display Team // The Belgian Air Force was founded in 1909 as a branch of the Belgian Army. ... The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a modern multi-role jet fighter aircraft built in the United States and used by dozens of countries all over the world. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The French Air Force is the air force branch of the French Armed Forces. ... A Mirage 2000 of the Indian Air Force The Mirage 2000 is a French-built multi-role fighter manufactured by Dassault Aviation. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... The Romanian Air Force (Romanian: ) has an air force headquarters, an operational command, four air bases and an air defense brigade. ... Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (NATO reporting name Fishbed) is a fighter aircraft, originally built by the Mikoyan and Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union. ...

References

  1. ^ Belgium Baltic Air Policing
  2. ^ Embassy of Denmark, Vilnius, Defence Attache
  3. ^ Norwegian fighter aircraft on a temporary NATO mission in the baltic
  4. ^ Germans takes over Baltic NATO mission
  5. ^ 23rd EFS protects Baltic skies
  6. ^ Sabers deploy to Lithuania, join NATO air policing mission
  7. ^ Polish Wings over Baltic States
  8. ^ Turkish Military Personnel to Take Over Execution of NATO Air Policing Mission Over the Baltic States
  9. ^ Turkey leads NATOs Air Policing mission in the Baltic States
  10. ^ Spain to carry out NATO patrol in Baltic countries
  11. ^ Turkish Military Personnel to Take Over Execution of NATO Air Policing Mission Over the Baltic States
  12. ^ Belgian F16's will lead NATO's Air Policing mission in the Baltic States from 01/12/2006

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