NATO: Jets fly ten interception missions in six hours because of Russia

NATO: Jets fly ten interception missions in six hours because of Russia

Those fighter jets Again It is common for military coalition to check for undesired activity in airspace: more than 400 times in 2020 alone According to the American broadcaster CNN. Nearly 90 percent of cases involved aircraft related incidents. Russia. What happened is that Monday also shocked experienced analysts.

The airplane had to be unloaded from different targets ten times as Russian aircraft approached the airspace of the member states. A NATO spokesman said, “It was six different groups of Russian aircraft in less than six hours.” This means “rare peak value”. These events include:

  • Norwegian F-16 fighter jet monitors two Russian TU-95 long-range bombers near the Norwegian coast

  • After this, Russian planes flew south the North Sea. British and Belgian aircraft flew in response

  • The Norwegian Air Force was also later alerted to two Tu-160 supersonic bombers.

  • NATO planes monitor the flight of three Russian aircraft over the Black Sea

  • Italian warplanes caught a naval plane over Russia Baltic Sea near the city Kaliningrad From

Despite this unusual group of events, NATO insisted that none of the many Russian aircraft entered the airspace of a single member state. There is still no comment from Russia on Monday’s flight movements.

NATO Secretary General was only last week Jens Stoltenberg Appeal to Russia to revive the so-called NATO-Russia Council. This body, which aims to facilitate mutual exchange and coordination, has not been found since 2019.

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