The U.K. is to provide Eurofighter Typhoons to support the Baltic Air Policing mission in Lithuania for the first time. The move, announced by U.K. Defense Secretary Philip Hammond in Parliament on March 17, will see several Eurofighter Typhoons deploy to Siauliai air base in April, where they will join Polish air force fighters also deployed for the operation. Normally, NATO countries charged with the mission send four aircraft to Siauliai, but NATO is sending larger numbers of ...

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