2023.03.17 11:08

Lithuanian troops, French fighter jets to conduct drills over Curonian Spit

BNS 2023.03.17 11:08

The Tactical Air Control Party of Lithuania's Žemaitija Infantry Brigade and the French Air Force's Rafale fighter jets will conduct an exercise in the Curonian Spit on Friday.   

No ammunition will be used during the training scheduled to take place between 13:00 and 18:00, but the public may hear and see the French aircraft, the Lithuanian Armed Forces said in a press release.

France has sent its Rafale fighter aircraft, the country's most powerful air asset, to Lithuania for the first time to reinforce NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission, which has been led by Poland since December.

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