Mar 18, 2017

Italian Eurofighter Typhoons deployed to Iceland on NATO air mission

From March 16 to mid-April 2017 the Italian Air Force is going to deploy six of its Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft and a detachment of approx. 140 personnel to Iceland. The Italian detachment will be based at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, and fly its fighter jets in support of NATO’s mission that provide Airborne Surveillance and Interception Capabilities to meet Iceland’s Peacetime Preparedness Needs.
This is the second time after 2013 for the Italian Air Force to execute this mission in Iceland.

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