The Netherlands is sending fighters to our country

The Netherlands sends fighters to Bulgaria, BGNES reported.

It’s about two fighters F-35 of the 5th generation, which will arrive in April and May.

At the moment it is not clear in which Bulgarian air base stealth aircraft will be deployed.

Russia has demanded that NATO forces leave Bulgaria and Romania

As part of the security proposals he is discussing with the West

The aim is to support NATO’s air policing activities in the Black Sea region.

“Every effort is being made to de-escalate the situation in Ukraine through dialogue and diplomacy. Ultimately, this is in the interests of all parties involved. At the same time, it is important to be prepared for an unwanted scenario where negotiations fail,” said Kaisa Olongren. , Minister of Defense of the Netherlands.

The Armed Forces of the country plan to deploy two of their modern F-35 fighters and support staff in Bulgaria as part of NATO’s enhanced Air Policing mission.

That will be it the first case when such invisible to radar aircraft send for Air Policing in an allied country. The Netherlands is the first ally to use 5th generation fighters in this mission in Southeast Europe.

NATO: Russia's request to Bulgaria and Romania is unacceptable

NATO: Russia’s request to Bulgaria and Romania is unacceptable

Russia’s demands will divide NATO members into first and second class, which we cannot accept

The Royal Netherlands Air Force’s F-16 fighter jets have been assisting NATO Air Force over the Benelux area with the Belgian Air Force since 2017. The Netherlands is leading the NATO Air Force in the Baltic Sea.

More than 60 NATO aircraft across Europe are in constant combat readiness at all times in the so-called Air Policing. They are ready to respond to undeclared military flights, as well as to help civilian planes that lose communication with air traffic controllers for some reason – from technical problems to possible hijacking.

NATO has two air operations centers – one in Germany, which covers northern Europe, and one in Spain, which monitors all flights in Europe.

Kirill Petkov scolded Russia for its position on NATO

Kirill Petkov scolded Russia for its position on NATO

We have long since chosen to be a member of NATO

We remind you that tensions arose due to Russia’s request against NATO bases in Bulgaria and Romania. This request was answered sharply.

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