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Baltic Sea. NATO planes intercepted Russian fighters

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The interception of Russian planes was reported on the official website of the Italian Air Force.

As reported “within 24 hours the immediate take-off alarm for Eurofighter aircraft sounded twice from the 4th Air Task Force Wing, which is stationed at the Polish base in Malbork.

Baltic Sea. NATO fighters picked up

“The activation was carried out for the purpose of capture an unidentified aircraft flying over the international waters of the Baltic Sea. Following this incident, the Air Operations Command and Control Center NATO based in Uedem (Germany) announced the alarm,” it was written.

Within a few minutes, Italian planes appeared in the region where there was movement. The “unidentified plane” turned out to be a Russian machinehowever, no further details were given about the type of plane or the direction in which it was moving.

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“Planes operating as part of NATO's Enhanced Air Policing mission began to intercept and identify the aircraft, and then they returned to their base in Malbork” – we read. Currently, they are stationed at the base in Malbork four Italian Eurofighter F-2000 aircraft. The Italian contingent is performing its mission as part of the Air Policing operation for the second time.

Russian missile attacks. Polish fighters were picked up

On the same day, Polish aviation was also active. As reported by the Operational Command of the Polish Armed Forces, in connection with the Russian missile attack in Ukraine it was decided about Polish planes took off to monitor the situation.

“Tonight, intense long-range aviation activity of the Russian Federation is being observed, related to missile strikes carried out against objects located in the territory of Ukraine. All necessary procedures to ensure security of Polish airspace have been launchedand DO RSZ is monitoring the situation on an ongoing basis,” it was written.

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