NATO Baltic Scrambles Increase in 2015

LONDON — NATO fighters performed 160 intercepts of Russian aircraft during Baltic Air Policing missions last year, the Lithuanian defense ministry has revealed. The figures, released by the Lithuanian government to Aviation Week, show a 14% increase in the number of so-called alpha-scrambles, which...

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