NATO jets scrambled twice over Baltics in past week
Monday, December 28, 2015
Lithuania's Ministry of National Defence has released data on interceptions of vessels and aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders from December 21 to 27. Such reports, released every week or two, give insight into the frequency and nature of the Russian Air Force's operations in the Baltic region.
On 3 December, Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas discussed his recent visit in the US, assistance to Ukraine, participation in multinational operations and other security and defence issues at a meeting with Ambassador of the United States in Lithuania Deborah A. McCarthy, the Ministry of National Defence reports.