Archive for May 2nd, 2016

Taiwan deploys one squadron of IDFs closer to China

Posted in Air Force on May 2nd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on Taiwan deploys one squadron of IDFs closer to China

Each year, between April and September, the RoCAF will deploy a squadron of fighter aircraft to Magong airport in Penghu islands, west of Taiwan.

F-CK-1A 1427 Flight Demonstration in Ching Chuang Kang AFB 20140719e
By 玄史生 (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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RAF took over augmented NATO BAP mission from Belgium

Posted in Air Defense, Air Force on May 2nd, 2016 by alert5 – Comments Off on RAF took over augmented NATO BAP mission from Belgium

Belgium has handed over the augmented NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission to the United Kingdom on Apr. 28

Baltic Air Policing augmenting Nation Handover-Takeover in Amari Air Base, Estonia
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British Airways flight was intercepted by Hungarian Gripen

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British Airways flight BA0108, from Dubai to London, was intercepted Gripen fighters scrambled by the Hungarian Air Force after its lost contact with air traffic controllers on Apr. 30.


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