The two-day Exercises of the air force NATO Ramstein Alloy was launched in the skies of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, the maneuvers involving aircraft of the Baltic States, Poland, France, Germany, and other partners block: Sweden and Finland, has informed the Lithuanian military Ministry.
"in the process of the exercise worked through the cooperation of the flight crews, ground services and technical services for the maintenance of NATO surveillance in the airspace of the Baltic countries, at the level of specific tasks strengthened interaction with partners of the Commonwealth" ? news Agency, the letter of the Lithuanian Ministry of defense.
According to the scenario, ground control centres lose touch with the people over the Baltic sea transport aircraft. Declared its search and preparation for rescue operation. In action are the fighters of the French air force Mirage 2000, four of the approved NATO rotation based on the Lithuanian air force base Zokniai, and fighters of the German air force Eurofighter Typhoon, the same composition is placed on Estonian air base ?mari. The military also plans to coordinate the operation with civil aviation authorities. The exercises are conducted under the guidance of based in Germany the combined allied air command at Ramstein air base and the centre of air operations at the air base, Uedem. In addition, from 1st-12th August military exercise "flaming thunder 2016" took place in Lithuania, the maneuvers involved more than 1 thousand Soldiers from five NATO countries, as well as mortars from Ukraine. Remember also that NATO plans to deploy four battalions along its Eastern borders: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. In response, Russia announced the development of three new divisions, each of which included about 10 thousand Soldiers for posting along its European borders. The Russian leadership is called placement on a rotating basis on its borders offices of NATO non-compliances. In the capital of Russia believe that the military danger in the region escalate, NATO, Russia is not dangerous for the European countries. In may, a specialist on Russia, an American political scientist Professor Stephen Cohen said that such a large concentration of enemy troops at the Russian border was not since the invasion of Nazi Germany in 1941.