Ramstein Alloy Baltic training, previously known as the Baltic Regional Training Event (BRTE), was held last week. Two SwAF Gripen fighters participated in the event.
The training scenarios were aimed at enhancing policing procedures and Allied-Partner relationships using NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) assets and regional air forces. It included air-to-air intercept and search and rescue and communication loss (COMMLOSS) training.
The planning for the exercise took place over a period of a few months during which the participating air forces worked on the training scenarios and met for coordination meetings.
‘It is amazing how we carry hunt and attack exercises as a part of a NATO exercise on one day and the second day we come home and show some incident preparedness. That shows the flexibility and readiness of our Gripen fighter system’, a report in Forsvarsmakten says.
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