2 American fighter first landed at a military base near Tallinn. The head of the air force of Estonia calling the event a recognition of the professionalism of Estonian military aviation.
2 universal fighter air forces of the United States F-22 Raptor for the first time landed on the military base Amari near Tallinn, informs RIA Novosti. As outlined in the General staff of the Estonian defence Forces, the purpose of the visit is to familiarize with the technical capabilities of the airbase.
"The aircraft of this type used the airbase of the highest technical level, and today's landing of the F-22 is considered a recognition of the professionalism of the Estonian air force", - said the head of the Military-air forces of Estonia Jaak Tarien. The view was also expressed that the military aircraft power meets the highest technical requirements, providing round-the-clock work Amari and monitoring of air space.
In 2014, in connection with the situation in Ukraine, NATO members have developed an initiative to enhance security. Then the United States was placed in Europe multirole fighter F-22 Raptor. At the end of August, along with 4 F-22 air force base and Spangdahlem arrived in Germany 60 United States military.
F-22 is the most expensive fighter in the world, its cost is estimated at $ 190 million. September 23, 2014 in the media appeared information about the first combat use of fighter aircraft against ISIS in Syria. The plane bombed raqqa and its suburbs.
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