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Finland has sent F-18 fighter jets to Romania for a NATO air defense mission

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun12,2024

Finland sends F-18 fighter jets to Romania for NATO air defense mission

Finland has made its first deployment for NATO since joining the Alliance in April 2023, sending seven F-18 fighters to a military base in southeastern Romania. This reports Global news.

From the words of the commander of the Finnish unit Karelia Air Wing  Johan Anttila, The planes will perform air defense missions together with Romanian and British aircraft.

“I am confident that with this enhanced air defense mission, our integration into NATO will take a big leap forward. We as the team will learn a lot, and all this will strengthen NATO's deterrence and defense,” said the commander of the Finnish Karelia Air Wing 

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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