French fighter jets land in Lithuania for NATO air policing mission

  • 2016-08-29
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Four French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter jets arrived at the Lithuanian Air Force Air Base in Siauliai, northern Lithuania, on Sunday before beginning NATO's four-month air-policing mission in the Baltic nations. The jets made a successful landing before 6 p.m. on Sunday, Ieva Gulbiniene, public relations officer at the air base, told BNS Lithuania. The French airmen will replace the Portuguese troops presently heading the mission with four F-16 Fighting Falcon fighters. The official exchange ceremony of the contingents...
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