Spain will strengthen NATO's eastern flank with 14 Eurofighter Typhoon and EF-18M Hornet fighters
Spain said it would send 14 fighter jets to strengthen NATO's eastern flank amid Russia's military aggression against Ukraine.
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The planes and soldiers will be sent to two Alliance countries: Romania and Bulgaria. Eight EF-18M Hornet fighters of the Spanish Air Force will be deployed in Romania. Along with them 130 soldiers will go.
In addition, long-range air surveillance radar has been working on the territory of Romania for almost a week already. It will operate until the end of June 2023, while the planes and soldiers of the Spanish Air Force will return home in March 2023.
From mid-November to early December, Spain will redeploy 130 soldiers and six Eurofighter Typhoon fighters to Bulgaria. They will train the Bulgarian defense forces for several weeks.
Source: The Defense Post