Swiss Fighter Alert Capacity Increased

Credit: Swiss Armed Forces
Switzerland now has armed aircraft on duty around the clock for air policing duties, boosting the readiness of the country’s air force. Introduction of the 15-min. continuous readiness quick reaction alert capability through the country’s Air Police Service (LP24) initiative was formally introduced...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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