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'Scramble, scramble': What happens when NATO call on fighter jets to intercept Russian aircraft

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US pilots have been scrambled 30 times in the last four months to intercept Russian aircraft flying into Baltic airspace (www.mirror.co.uk) More...

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jrhoag
John Hoag 1
Article in UK press mistakenly identifies aircraft as "RAF" F-15s. In fact aircraft are USAFE (US Air Forces Europe) F-15s from Lakenheath, UK forward deployed in Lithuania.
chalet
chalet 1
Do USAFE pilots ever get to talk on say 121.5 or 243.00 with the Bad Guys to say for instance "You are about to enter UK territorial waters, go away".

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