Britain threw four multipurpose helicopter AW159 Wildcat at the airbase “Amari” in Estonia, where NATO aircraft regularly intercepts Russian planes.
The helicopters arrived at the airport on April 13 and will stay there until the end of may. They will be used to support a battle group of allies who are serving in the nearby town of Tapa, and to support close cooperation with the defence Forces of the country and participation in military exercises Spring Storm 2019.
In addition to this helicopter group in the second half of April at the “Amari” will arrive five offensive helicopters Apache.
It should be noted that the first AW159 Wildcat helicopters designed primarily for the implementation of offensive and reconnaissance flights.
Recall that in March near Russia held military exercises of NATO countries – the us-Polish maneuvers with participation of an armored division from Texas were held at a military training ground near the town of Drawsko-Pomorskie.
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