Today's @RoyalAirForce Baltic QRA intercept included Russia Navy Tu-134A-4 variant "RF-12037" modified to train the crews of Tu-22M2 bombers (note radar housing) - not quite the "transport aircraft" stated

Map. History of Baltics conflict

18 September 2019
Today's @RoyalAirForce Baltic QRA intercept included Russia Navy Tu-134A-4 variant RF-12037 modified to train the crews of Tu-22M2 bombers (note radar housing)  - not quite the transport aircraft stated1 month ago
Today's @RoyalAirForce Baltic QRA intercept included Russia Navy Tu-134A-4 variant "RF-12037" modified to train the crews of Tu-22M2 bombers (note radar housing) - not quite the "transport aircraft" stated
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets intercepted a Russian TU-142 Bear strategic bomber and two SU-27B Flanker jets1 month ago
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets intercepted a Russian TU-142 "Bear" strategic bomber and two SU-27B "Flanker" jets
Yesterday Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were initially launched to intercept a Russian Antonov AN-26 Curl transport aircraft1 month ago
Yesterday Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were initially launched to intercept a Russian Antonov AN-26 "Curl" transport aircraft
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets have been launched twice in the past two days to intercept Russian military aircraft flying close to Estonian airspace.  It's the 15th and 16th scramble since the RAF took over NATO Air Policing in May1 month ago
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets have been launched twice in the past two days to intercept Russian military aircraft "flying close to Estonian airspace". It's the 15th and 16th scramble since the RAF took over NATO Air Policing in May
Estonia's Foreign Intelligence Service: "Our assessment is that if anything unexpected should happen to President Alyaksandr Lukashenka personally or to his government, there will be a great risk of swift military action by Russia to prevent Belarus from becoming a pro-Western democracy"
More than 3,300 soldiers from 14 Allies and partners' nations participate in AgileSpirit exercise in Georgia aiming at increasing interoperability, helping prepare Georgian, Ukrainian troops to act with Allies1 month ago
More than 3,300 soldiers from 14 Allies and partners' nations participate in #AgileSpirit exercise in Georgia aiming at increasing interoperability, helping prepare Georgian, Ukrainian troops to act with Allies
Estonia has decided not to recognise Russian passports issued to Donetsk and Luhansk residents in Ukraine after 24 April 2019 (in response to Russia's recent provocative passportization decisions)
Lots of Intelligence-gathering assets operating this morning 0909z: GOGO73 6414847 USAF RC135U Combat Sent- finished Baltic Sea mission COMBO14 6414846 USAF RC135V Baltic Sea/Kaliningrad mission RRR7245 ZZ665 RAF RC135W ISTAR Waddington> east over northern Europe1 month ago
Lots of Intelligence-gathering assets operating this morning 0909z: GOGO73 6414847 USAF RC135U Combat Sent- finished Baltic Sea mission COMBO14 6414846 USAF RC135V Baltic Sea/Kaliningrad mission RRR7245 ZZ665 RAF RC135W ISTAR Waddington> east over northern Europe
NATO Chief Stoltenberg: "Today, the INF treaty ceases to exist because Russia has deployed the SSC-8 missile system. There are no new US missiles, no new NATO missiles in Europe but there are more and more Russian missiles."
American rapper @asvpxrocky and two others released from custody by a judge in Sweden at the end of a three-day trial on assault charges, pending the verdict he'll hand down on Aug. 14
1 month ago
Finnish Navy's vessel on routine patrol briefly strayed 600m into Russian territorial waters on Thursday
Operating over the BalticSea off Kaliningrad Oblast is USAF specialist intelligence-gathering platform GOGO73 6414847 RC135U Combat Sent - it's role is mainly locating and identifying foreign military land, naval and airborne radar signals. 0911z
Baltic Sea mission close to Kaliningrad coast is SwedishAF SVF622 102002 S102B Korpen, ELINT plaform, out of Linkoping
1 month ago
Russia just announced a large-scale naval exercise in the Baltic Sea involving 49 navy vessels and over 10,000 servicemen. Dates of the exercise: 1-9 August
RAF Typhoon jets were scrambled on Sunday to intercept a Russian IL-76 military transport aircraft flying "close to Estonian airspace". New Defence Sec @BWallaceMP said "[we] are always ready to react to any scenario as we continue our commitment to our NATO allies."
FLUFF59 6414846 USAF RC135V Rivet Joint intelligence-gathering platform, operating over Baltic Sea region, 0857z1 month ago
FLUFF59 6414846 USAF RC135V Rivet Joint intelligence-gathering platform, operating over Baltic Sea region, 0857z
1 month ago
Russian warplanes violate Finnish airspace
[email protected] F35A Lightning II fighter jets arrived at Lielvārde Air Base, Latvia, as part of Operation RapidForge, along with F-15E Strike Eagles and C-130J Super Hercules aircraft
Five Estonian Defence Forces members injured in Mali terrorist attack
2 month ago
Practicing the resistance - US, @NATO exercise tests "strategic and operational level decision making to support the planning and execution of resistance operations". Latvia DefMin describes it as "a whole-of-society ability to aid military resistance against illegal occupation"
Suspect involved in the case of contamination of the Druzhba oil pipeline Roman Ruzhechko detained in Lithuania
Acting Lithuania's MoD Chief welcomes US-led air defense exe Rapid Forge starting in Lithuania today. R.Karoblis stressed the importance of deploying high-end air capabilities to the region to train with Lithuania and Allied forces as they ensure readiness and responsiveness2 month ago
Acting Lithuania's MoD Chief welcomes US-led air defense exe "Rapid Forge" starting in Lithuania today. R.Karoblis stressed the importance of deploying high-end air capabilities to the region to train with Lithuania and Allied forces as they ensure readiness and responsiveness
@USAirForce F-35A Lightning II fighter jets have deployed to Powidz Air Base, Poland, to conduct refueling and re-arming operations using inert munitions as part of @HQUSAFEPA-led Operation RapidForge. Photos by EPPW Spotters
Lockheed and the Army sign a $492M deal for HIMARS rocket launchers that includes Romania and Poland - marking Warsaw's first HIMARS buy. Polish officials have said they need because Russia would dominate the air in any conflict.
It looks like Saint Pétersbourg is getting ready for the NavyDay parades. Lots of low level air activity, including Su-35, Tu-95, A-50 and Su-24s.  Navy vessels moving to the banks of Neva after assembling in the Kronstadt over the past few weeks2 month ago
It looks like Saint Pétersbourg is getting ready for the NavyDay parades. Lots of low level air activity, including Su-35, Tu-95, A-50 and Su-24s. Navy vessels moving to the banks of Neva after assembling in the Kronstadt over the past few weeks
Gitanas Nauseda: First official visit to a close partner and ally of Lithuania – Poland. Centuries long friendship and historic ties between our two countries discussed in warm meeting with President @AndrzejDuda.
Russian Ministry of Defense: 2 strategic Tu-160 bombers fly over Baltic Sea for 7 hours, were followed by Denmark's F16, Finland's F18 and Sweden's JAS39 Gripen
Finnish Air Force intercepts Russian Tu-160, A-50, and Su-35s over the Baltic Sea2 month ago
Finnish Air Force intercepts Russian Tu-160, A-50, and Su-35s over the Baltic Sea
FLUFF59 6414846 USAF RC135V Rivet Joint, intelligence-gathering platform, currently operating over Estonia, Gulf of Finland area. 1052z2 month ago
FLUFF59 6414846 USAF RC135V Rivet Joint, intelligence-gathering platform, currently operating over Estonia, Gulf of Finland area. 1052z
Lithuanian court approves watchdog request to block the website of Russian state news agency Sputnik due to copyright infringement
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