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Mirages on Amari

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(B2) Since Monday, France has deployed four Mirage 2000-5s from the 1/2 Cigognes fighter group which provide aerial surveillance of the Baltic sky from the Ämari base in Estonia as part of the “Enhanced” mission. Air Policing 2018. This system complements NATO's permanent Baltic Sky Police system (Baltic Air Policing). This mission, which will be carried out until August 31, 2018, brings together around a hundred airmen of all specialties (pilots, mechanics, firefighters, riflemen-commandos).


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).