UK Apache helicopters head to Estonia as deterrent to Russia ‘threat’

Five of the UK’s Apache attack helicopters have been deployed to Estonia as a deterrent to a “very credible threat” from Russia.

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson watched the aircraft take off from Wattisham Airfield in Suffolk.(PA Graphics)

They will form part of Nato’s enhanced forward presence (eFP), which was established to deter potential aggression from the Kremlin, during their three-month deployment.

Mr Williamson, speaking at the...
source: Irish Examiner

2019-04-15 16:19
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