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Fighter jets secure airspace of the Baltic countries
« on: March 30, 2012, 07:20:24 PM »
Fighter jets secure airspace of the Baltic countries

08:58, 28 March 2012 ? the claxon shrieks at Tampere Air Base in Finland. Four minutes later, two F-18 Hornet fighter jets from the Finnish Air Force take off. Their mission ? to intercept an aircraft that is not complying with international air traffic regulations. Since the attacks of 11 September 2001, the surveillance of European airspace is a sensitive topic for the Alliance member States and their partners.
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