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NATO aircraft intercepted Russian fighters and intelligence aircraft over Baltic Sea amid ongoing NATO operation over Baltic Sea on Monday.

The RAF said: “The Eurofighter Typhoon of the RAF’s 9th (B) Squadron and the 71st ‘Richthofen’ Wing of the German Air Force scrambled to intercept and visually identify several unidentified aircraft flying close by. NATO airspace. in a permit.

The Royal Air Force said the two forces currently work as part of Operation Azotize to protect the eastern flank of NATO borders.

air forces of United Kingdom and Germany operating Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft out of Al-Amari Air Base in Baltic state of Estonia as a group force.

We often see the Russian language military flying planes over Baltic Sea and so this was a routine interception for us. However, the importance of Intercepting these planes is our collective obligation defense of NATO airspace remains An RAF pilot said: in Statement.

In March, British and German fighter jets twice Russian aircraft intercepted near Estonian airspace.

protection in Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, all of which borders Russia, has come under increasing scrutiny since February 2022, when Russia launched the war on its neighbor Ukraine.

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