NATO begins its largest-ever air exercise in Europe

NATO’s largest-ever air exercise – “Air Defender 2023” – involving 250 military aircraft and over 10,000 personnel has begun in Germany, Europe.

The two-week long exercise will see fighter jets conducting defensive manoeuvers in German and European airspace under the command of the German Air Force.

The military exercise will demonstrate the strength of NATO and the transatlantic alliance.

Further, during the exercise, air forces from 25 countries will practice joint operations, responding to a simulated attack on a NATO country.

It is to be noted that out of the 250 military aircraft that are participating, 100 are from United States including F-35s and F-16 fighter jets.

Besides, German Air Force will fly 90 aircraft, including A400M tankers, Eurofighter, and Tornado fighters.

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