Fighters disturbing cows' dallianceLocal News
- Editorial: Ämari sees fulfilment of Obama promiseLocal NewsWhile visiting Estonia, the US President Barack Obama announced plans to create at Ämari an US-Baltic-Nordic air force training centre. By then, negotiations over the essence of the near $1bn NATO programme supporting European allies had been going on for months. By now, details of said programme have reached the 2015 budget of US armed forces and, of that, about $25m are earmarked as investments into Ämari.
- High level air policing exercise in Estonian skiesLocal NewsYesterday at Ämari Air Base, NATO troops practiced polite escort home for stray planes. The scenario was by Germans from Ramstein Air Base in South-West Germany: a plane from a friendly nation, with communication and navigation out of order, finds itself in foreign air space. It is there approached by Finnish fighters to nicely point the plane homewards where it comes under German fighters’ care.