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Polish air force deploys MiG-29s on Baltic mission
« on: March 22, 2008, 03:06:18 AM »
Polish air force deploys MiG-29s on Baltic mission

By Bartosz Glowacki

The Polish air force has deployed four RSK MiG-29 fighters and around 100 personnel from its 41st Tactical Air Squadron at Malbork to perform air policing duties over the Baltic states from Lithuania's Zokniai-Siaulai air base.

To run between 15 March and 30 June, the commitment represents Poland's second Baltic deloyment with the MiG-29, with four aircraft having performed more than 60 flights - including one interception - from Lithuania between December 2005 and March 2006.  Air force sources say that if Warsaw is required to conduct a third air defence operation over the Baltics it will assign the task to its new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters.

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http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/03/20/222331/picture-polish-air-force-deploys-mig-29s-on-baltic.html

 



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