Us Takes Over Air Baltic Air Policing Venture In Advance Of Big Russian Struggle Recreation

“Today we are particularly grateful to Poland and the US who have sent their troops to the NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission.
Seven US F-15C Eagle jet fighters and 140 airmen have arrived in NATO-member Lithuania where they formally took over the NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission from Poland.
The US aircraft from the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath in the UK, will patrol the Baltic airspace alongside Belgian Air Force F-16s that are deployed to Estonia.
The US aircraft will be patrolling airspace that has grown increasingly congested in recent months.
The US and Poland are the closest allies of Lithuania and therefore their robust support and determination to enhance the security measures and safeguard our skies are extremely valued by every Lithuanian citizen.

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