For the first time since the beginning of the Ukrainian fall of the German fighter aircraft Eurofighter went on duty with full ammo in the cabin, informs.
According to the head of the German air force Lieutenant General Karl Muellner, armament "is not a tool for escalation" and is used to meet a potential enemy on equal terms.
Mullner added that full ammo also need to " motivate the troops ", performing tasks in the skies over the Baltic.
The Baltic States do not have aircraft suitable for air patrols, for this reason, from April 2004 (after their entry into NATO) protection of airspace are in rotation planes of the countries of the North Atlantic Commonwealth, based in Lithuania at the Zokniai airport five kilometers from Siauliai. The Amari airbase since 2014 was an additional ground for the deployment of NATO aircraft.