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Polish MiGs Take Charge Of Baltic Mission

April 30 2012


Polish air force personnel have succeeded a German air force contingent in NATO's air-policing mission over the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, reports the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense.

Four Polish MiG-29s replaced the contingent of German F-4 Phantoms during a ceremony last week at the Siauliai Air Base in Lithuania, where the mission is based.

Around 100 Polish personnel from the 22nd Air Squadron, Malbork Air Base, are taking part in the mission. This is...

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