NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization 

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Baltic Defenders: Policing NATO skies with the Italian Air Force

AirForces Monthly spent time with Italian Air Force Eurofighters as they took up the mission of safeguarding NATO's skies over the Baltic region

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Baltic Gripens: Inside recent Czech and Hungarian Air Policing ops

For two months, Saab Gripen-Cs from both the Hungarian and Czech air forces stood armed at Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania. The first time ever in nearly 20 years of Baltic Air Policing. And as Combat Aircraft Journal  reports, it should never have happened

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Steadfast Noon – NATO’s nuclear air exercise in times of tension

NATO has been conducting its annual nuclear deterrence exercise called Steadfast Noon involving up to 60 aircraft from 14 countries

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USAF F-22 Raptors perform enhanced air policing in Poland

As Pacific Air Forces F-22s deployed at Lask Air Base to own the skies alongside NATO, Combat Aircraft Journal looks at the work of the Alaskan fighters

NATO commences aerial refuelling trials between Gripen and A330 MRTT

NATO's Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) Unit (MMU) initiated the Saab JAS 39 Gripen air-to-air refuelling (AAR) test campaign on October 4

NATO receives first upgraded RQ-4D Phoenix

The first RQ-4D Phoenix HALE UAV to complete the so-called Maritime Mode software upgrade and subsequent testing with the type’s manufacturer, Northrop Grumman, was returned to the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Force at Sigonella Air Base in Sicily, Italy, on September 17

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On NATO’s Frontline: Inside Spangdahlem Air Base

The crisis in Afghanistan and the war in the Ukraine has meant that US Forces in Europe’s German centre has become the heart of vital operations. We visited the 52nd Fighter Wing at Spangdahlem Air Base for an update

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How the German Army’s Tiger gunships support the NATO Response Force

We spoke with the commander of the Heeresflieger’s (German Army Aviation’s) Regiment 36 about his unit’s attack helicopters and their role within the NATO Response Force

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Exercise INIOCHOS 2022: NATO’s largest air drill

Around 120 aircraft from six nations descended on Andravida Air Base, Greece, earlier this year for Exercise INIOCHOS 2022. Babak Taghvaee reports from NATO’s largest air drill

Hungarian Gripens intercept multiple Russian aircraft over the Baltic

Hungarian Air Force-operated Saab JAS-39C Gripens currently deployed in Lithuania in support of NATO's Baltic Air Policing initiative intercepted multiple Russian military aircraft on August 31