Baltic: Spanish Air Force takes over Baltic air policing mission

Spain has taken over NATO’s Baltic air policing mission from the UK’s Royal Air Force, BNS reports. RAF handed over responsibility for the mission to the Spanish Air and Space Force (EA) contingent at the Ämari Air Base in Estonia. EA will patrol the Baltic air space using Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets. EA has participated in three Baltic air policing missions at Ämari since 2014.

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