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Coordinated NATO air power response safeguards allied airspace.

Fonte: NATO

RAMSTEIN, Germany - Allied Air Command through its two subordinate Combined Air Operations Centres (CAOCs) at Uedem, Germany, and Torrejon, Spain, conducted a consolidated response to Russian Federation Air Force planes flying in international airspace over the North Atlantic.

In the morning of 11 March 2020, NATO’s CAOC at Uedem received an indication from the recognized air picture – an overview of all airborne activities in the skies over Europe – that Russian Federation Air Force Midas tanker aircraft escorted by two fighter aircraft had taken off and were flying around northern Norway in a southwesterly direction followed. The formation was followed by two Russian strategic Tu-142 Bear F martime patrol aircraft……..


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Photo: A Royal Air Force Typhoon Quick Reaction Alert interceptor escorting a Russian Federation Air Force Tu-142 Bear F plane off the United Kingdom shores in the North Altantic. Photo courtesy Royal Air Force.

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