Friday, April 29, 2022

Polish F-16s will patrol the airspace over Slovakia

 The national defense ministers of Poland and Slovakia announced today that Polish F-16 fighter jets will patrol the airspace over Slovakia. - The goal will be for Polish F-16s to fly from Polish bases - said the Slovak Defense Minister.

Slovakia has decided to ground its MiG-29s. The Minister of Defense pointed to technical problems with the machines and the availability of pilots.

Together with Slovakia, we are trying to build and strengthen our security cooperation. I can confirm that the pair of Polish F-16s will also be on duty in Slovakia, said Minister Mariusz Błaszczak.