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Estonia will provide NATO bombing platforms for NATO aircraft

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Estonia intends to provide an opportunity to conduct missile firing and bombing training to the NATO allies' military airplanes patrolling the skies of the Baltic countries in 2014, the lieutenant colonel Jaak Tarien, head of the republic’s air force, told reporters on Tuesday.


According to him, the flight crews of the North Atlantic Alliance countries, which in turn carry out patrols in the skies of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from the Lithuanian airbase Zokniai, require not only training flights, but also shooting practice, ITAR-TASS reports.

“Since the beginning of the NATO mission in the 2004 year (by the allies), concern has been expressed that pilots cannot fully train. The importance of the mission requires us to create the necessary (for shooting and bombing) sites, ”said Tarien. He clarified that in certain sectors of Estonian airspace, the Allies can now train not only at an altitude of three kilometers, as it was before, but also at an altitude up to 200 meters.

“Some countries want to conduct training bombing and air-to-ground missile firing. By the end of 2014, the NATO aircraft will be provided with such an opportunity based on the central range, ”the head of staff said. “At the NATO summit in Chicago in May, the previously achieved, extremely important agreement for Estonia was approved. Our allies decided to indefinitely extend the mission to protect the airspace of the Baltic countries. This meant an understanding of the fact that for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, in a financial sense, it is impossible and unwise to buy airplanes themselves, ”Delfi quoted Estonian Eesti Päevaleht.

However, the NATO allies, who create an umbrella for a six-month rotation, do not make such decisions out of goodwill. Estonia, along with Latvia and Lithuania, also had to make its proposal, that is, a package that would help the planes flying here to cover a little.

Igor Korotchenko, chairman of the Public Council under the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, commented in an interview with Delfi: “if a test site is really created, then in Russia this, of course, will be met negatively”. He said that low-altitude flights with attacks would be perceived in the context of NATO’s unfriendly military policy and subsequently projected onto Estonia.

Korotchenko believes that Russia's reaction will be to strengthen the cover of its air border with Estonia, “first of all, by deploying new anti-aircraft missile systems and increasing radar stations in order to monitor what is happening in the adjacent airspace in order to identify possible threats to Of Russia. "

The political reaction, taking into account the “overall cool content of Russian-Estonian relations,” will follow in any case, since Russia does not increase its military presence on the border with Estonia. “In our case, on the contrary, the groups in the Western Military District are on the whole shrinking. Therefore, there is no need for a harsh reaction from Estonia to any military threats from Russia. They simply do not exist, ”said Igor Korotchenko.

“Of course, we do not see the danger of war as such, but it’s still unpleasant. It’s as if your head began to make some shots - not at you, but somewhere close. Therefore, the elementary logic of military response says that it will not go unnoticed, ”the expert believes. On the question of whether it is not too risky games for such a small country as Estonia, the Russian expert answered that such behavior is inadequate.

“It seems that Estonia does not want to look at the world around us, which is changing. These are Soviet phobias raised to a cube. It reminds me of an American Minister of Defense, who jumped out of the window, shouting “Russians are coming!”
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  1. Denis
    Denis 26 July 2012 06: 42
    +8
    Estonia is ready for anything, will soon provide its cities, its inhabitants - Wow, the NATO Alliance has to drop its bombs somewhere, to test accuracy ...
    1. esaul
      esaul 26 July 2012 07: 33
      +4
      And I really like the words of Korotchenko

      «if a test site is really created, then in Russia this, of course, will be met negatively. ” He stated that low-level flights with attacks would be perceived in the context of NATO's hostile military policy and subsequently projected onto Estonia.

      Korotchenko believes that Russia's reaction will be to strengthen the cover of its air border with Estonia, “first of all, by deploying new anti-aircraft missile systems and increasing radar stations in order to monitor what is happening in the adjacent airspace in order to identify possible threats to Of Russia. "


      Because numerous attempts to build correct relations with the Balts run into a dull nationalist wall and a constant desire to get freebies from Russia.
      1. dreamer
        dreamer 26 July 2012 09: 57
        +2
        The population of spratland is decreasing by leaps and bounds, there is a lot of empty space for training bombing ranges, in liberated cities residents can conduct special forces exercises to free hostages or train combat units in urban conditions. TV companies can plant palms and shoot reports from hot spots. Creative rushing !!! wassat
        And seriously, I wish our anti-aircraft gunners to shoot more planes violating Russian airspace, following the example of the Turkish Phantom. wink
      2. VAF
        VAF 26 July 2012 10: 41
        +5
        Quote: esaul

        And I really like the words of Korotchenko


        Valery, welcome, +! good

        The words are normal, but the surprise is that, according to him (I make such a conclusion), Taburetkin's Furniture Education still believed that NATO in the Baltic countries plays with toys and "pedals" on paper airplanes ???

        Then why no one is responsible for the "defeat" of the strike-assault aviation of the Baltic Fleet, and especially for the DESTRUCTION of the 689th Guards, Sandomierz, Order of Alexander Nevsky Fighter Aviation Regiment named after A.I. Pokryshkina ????? am

        And everything is as always .... "we are fine" ????

        Legends about the regiment and its pilots can be added up, preparation ... in general, above all praise, Su-27P planes (27th series) !!!! England reached back and into the light, but ..... in October 2001, Army General Kvashnin signed, and the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Kuroyedov and the Commander of the Baltic Fleet Admiral Valuev ordered the execution of the directive, according to which the Guards Fighter Regiment was to be reduced and turned into 143 -th fighter aviation squadron without historical names and the name of Pokryshkin. !!!!

        In fact, this meant the elimination of the famous Skinsky regiment.

        After these events, 19 pilots of the 1st class decided to stop their flight activities ...

        When the chairman of the Council of Veterans of the 9th Fighter Division, Colonel Maslov, a front-line soldier, learned about this directive, about how many pilots we had lost, he said: “We had such losses only in the forty-third, in the sky over the Kuban, when we were breaking the ridge. Fritz. This is a real betrayal and sabotage ... " am

        And the reason ... well, it’s very simple ..... the regiment was based at the airport in Nivenskoye, a modern, XNUMXst class.
        The runway is three-layer concrete, special airfield slabs, the price of each is more than $ 300, and there are thousands and thousands of them.

        Under the Germans, there was a Luftwaffe airfield there.

        Well equipped: drainage at great depths, also deeply laid cables, well-thought-out access roads. (Marshal Goering himself once sat in the office of the current regiment commander).

        After the war, the airfield was modernized taking into account cross-border specifics.

        After Israel destroyed all Arab aircraft at the airfields of Egypt during the Arab-Israeli war of 1967, expensive concrete shelters appeared at our border airfields.

        At the airport there are heated caponiers, rooms for technical and flight personnel, fuel storages and weapons depots, roads, a railway line, electrical substations, etc. etc.

        Estimated cost of the facility is about $ 1.000.000.000. !!!!!



        But then again the question arises, and who was the Supreme High Command at that time ?????? And ...... pause ...... bully

        Well, about the airfield in Chkalovsk, you can write a whole poem. especially how disassembled aircraft were transported there, because RP refused to accept airplanes to this airfield because of the emergency condition of the strip ... well, there was a lot of everything there and besides that !!!

        Here's a ... not a very "funny" story .... recourse
        1. Srgsoap
          Srgsoap 26 July 2012 11: 06
          +3
          Serega welcome !!! Yes, everything has long been clear ... another salt on the wounds ....
        2. Alexander Romanov
          Alexander Romanov 26 July 2012 11: 44
          +3
          Hi Sergey, you do not write rainbow things, but this is not even the point. Today, one supported joining the WTO! I wonder why, with all the disagreements with Russia, America is repealing the wench amendment. Will the states be to the detriment of themselves and to please us. This is a question and the answer is obvious!
          1. VAF
            VAF 26 July 2012 12: 01
            +1
            Quote: Alexander Romanov
            write far from rainbow things


            Sasha welcome, +! Well, for joys, there will be others, there are so many ... wherever you look ..... one is ducking, but only for these ducking ... they don’t want to see anything that really is.

            But there were 10 airbases in Kaliningrad and 13 more spare and the aviation group was .. God forbid!

            And all the Germans. Norwegians. Swedes, Anglo-Saxons sat quietly like mice .... and then you look at them and ... lucky!

            Well, about the Tu-160, a couple that should fly over them ..... well, actually ... no words!

            We indulged so much in the regiment, when we went to WWI, we were sure to scare the cows ... though then we got such melons ... right up to the write-off ... the collective farms complained. that the cows stopped flowing, so did the cows, but here after all ... sovereign states ... and under the protection of the NATO Air Force !!!

            What would it be like in Syria ... spanked the Tu-160th? Or do we have so many that we can afford ???

            In general, or black humor in a person or .... well, God bless him!


            Quote: Alexander Romanov
            Will the states be to the detriment of themselves and to please us. This is a question and the answer is obvious!


            Well, here you yourself understood everything correctly and answered! +! drinks
    2. Kaa
      Kaa 26 July 2012 10: 00
      +1
      Quote: Denis
      for accuracy testing ...

      They want to help (what are you doing?) And will come to test nuclear weapons ... So Peter, Pskov, Novgorod are close, you need to adjust your landfill permanently at the border somewhere, for clarity.
  2. Vanek
    Vanek 26 July 2012 07: 01
    +9
    However, the NATO allies, who create an umbrella for a six-month rotation here, do not make such decisions out of good wishes.

    NATO and good wishes ?? belay What are they smoking there ??
    1. Narkom
      Narkom 26 July 2012 07: 23
      +7
      Apparently what was carefully selected in Afghanistan. wink
      1. Armata
        Armata 26 July 2012 09: 29
        +3
        There is not far to Holland, and those hydroponous repeat
        1. Srgsoap
          Srgsoap 26 July 2012 10: 19
          +3
          Steam engine ... well, it’s not a shame, but .... wassat
          1. Vanek
            Vanek 26 July 2012 10: 32
            +5
            Quote: SrgSoap
            Steam engine ... well, it’s not a shame, but ....


            Firewood in the yard
            Wood lads
            Brothers have grass
            How to turn the lads
            So immediately into the wood

            Cool grass. wassat
            1. vorobey
              vorobey 26 July 2012 12: 08
              +3
              NAA is a traavaa dune, aa is in the brava tva trawa, kuu riimm is all ddroovaa and traavve haanaa.
  3. Narkom
    Narkom 26 July 2012 07: 22
    +2
    It seems that flights to supersonic at extremely low altitudes also slip in messages. In general, found the natives.
  4. Yuri11076
    Yuri11076 26 July 2012 07: 34
    +2
    They will never understand why NATO needs them ...
    1. lewerlin53rus
      lewerlin53rus 26 July 2012 07: 46
      +1
      Quote: Yuri11076
      They will never understand why NATO needs them ...

      And what are prostitutes for? I do not see the difference.
  5. koksalek
    koksalek 26 July 2012 07: 41
    +2
    I can’t wait for the news as the Russian falcons conducted exercises somewhere in Cuba against a potential enemy
  6. Captain3
    Captain3 26 July 2012 07: 43
    +1
    Yeah, Partnership for Peace
  7. Delink
    Delink 26 July 2012 07: 57
    +2
    It is also necessary to start conducting joint exercises with Belarus at the borders of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. Right now. Only one document to sign and we are there. We have fields where to turn around.
    1. Andy
      Andy 26 July 2012 09: 14
      +3
      Yesterday again I read the Latvian Minister of Defense about flights growing. military man. aviation is angry. and liquid.
    2. scrack
      scrack 26 July 2012 09: 57
      0
      A little one or two fly over the Baltic Tu-160, immediately shut up
      1. lewerlin53rus
        lewerlin53rus 26 July 2012 12: 15
        0
        Quote: scrack
        A little one or two fly over the Baltic Tu-160, immediately shut up

        Yes, no, the screech will be such that the sound when cutting polystyrene seems pleasant music
      2. sergskak
        sergskak 26 July 2012 12: 21
        0
        Here’s another 160th drive. It will cover the entire Baltic with one shadow.
  8. Pharao7766
    Pharao7766 26 July 2012 08: 11
    +2
    Estonia has long ago bent down and provided its bulges for the whole "crap" world ....
    But seriously, introduce unilateral sanctions against unfriendly countries such as Estonia and all!
    1. Andy
      Andy 26 July 2012 09: 12
      +4
      and who will enter it? Ivanov coming to basketball or Yakunin with Russian Railways. maybe the teddy that allowed the Chinese to fly over Russia? I remember the sons of the oligarchs growing up wanted to buy land under Tallinn, so maybe their parents will impose sanctions? as long as there is no order within Russia, there is nothing to think about any external influence.
  9. Andy
    Andy 26 July 2012 09: 25
    +4
    Russian military aircraft frequently appear over the Baltic Sea, although this is not always publicly reported, Defense Minister Artis Pabriks ("Unity") told Latvian Radio.
    "The flights continue, they continue more than a couple of years ago. This is a show of force. Russian exercises in regions close to us are intensifying. They are taking place not only in the Baltic, but also in the Black Sea," Pabriks said.

    According to the politician, the Baltic countries have repeatedly raised this issue at NATO’s internal negotiations, including at the Chicago summit.
    Pabriks noted that the Baltic states cannot create a diplomatic scandal because of each flight. "But from time to time, when we think that it hurts our interests more than usual or we don't like it, we will inform the general public about it. And give signals through diplomatic channels," he said.

    Earlier in the media, information appeared that NATO fighters take off every week to accompany Russian military aircraft appearing over the Baltic Sea.
    1. vorobey
      vorobey 26 July 2012 11: 38
      +2
      Quote: Andy
      "Flights continue, they continue more than a couple of years ago

      Quote: Andy
      declared Pabriks.

      purely Estonian, concise and with deep meaning
    2. dreamer
      dreamer 26 July 2012 12: 18
      +1
      Quote: Andy
      The Baltic countries have repeatedly raised this issue at NATO’s internal negotiations, including at the Chicago summit.

      These representatives of Spratland were forced to make statements so that the rest of the NATO members would not take them for waiters serving the negotiations and the summit. laughing
  10. Yuri11076
    Yuri11076 26 July 2012 09: 39
    0
    lewerlin53rus,

    And they alone do not know that they are prostitutes ...
  11. Leisure
    Leisure 26 July 2012 10: 14
    +1
    Let them fuck up, maybe they will be calmer.
  12. Sanches
    Sanches 26 July 2012 10: 53
    0
    missile and bomb attacks on such a tiny country ... to flood something they want
  13. vorobey
    vorobey 26 July 2012 11: 35
    +5
    He told a joke to two Estonians - about what Estonians are braking.
    Beat. The next day.

    Trying not to make noise, a company of Estonian scouts crept to the headquarters
    the enemy. Residents of all the surrounding areas came to see it.
    villages!
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 26 July 2012 11: 46
      +5
      There is no such country Estonia! This is the Russian province, which temporarily got out of control, but not for long.
      1. vorobey
        vorobey 26 July 2012 11: 58
        +4
        NATO aircraft will be bombed once and there will be no such province.
        Hi Sanya. Where I was hanging around yesterday. Esther and I needed a company.
        1. Alexander Romanov
          Alexander Romanov 26 July 2012 15: 56
          +1
          Quote: vorobey
          Where I was hanging around yesterday.

          Hi, I’m answering with a hurry, I’ll soon dump the time on vacation. And as for compash, I always drinks
      2. VAF
        VAF 26 July 2012 12: 03
        +4
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        This is the Russian province, which temporarily got out of control, but not for long.


        Sanya, +! drinks Look, ... let's "thunder" for extremeism .... wassat
        1. vorobey
          vorobey 26 July 2012 12: 17
          +3
          I have already marked you on the list of Magnitsky. You will be limited in rights to sprats for the new year. And I marked Sergei twice. Oh, how did he like me yesterday in a friendly face on the table .....
          1. Armata
            Armata 26 July 2012 12: 26
            +3
            Taaaaa uuuuuuuzhzhzh. Pokka fu tuta kritichte, we are already melting targeting to the NTTO topless pilots. They only had enough of the toplif, but then they had to phosphorize them.
            1. vorobey
              vorobey 26 July 2012 12: 42
              +4
              On June 28, the A-10 attack aircraft of the 40th US Army Test Squadron went down in history as the first aircraft to fly on a new type of fuel, based on alcoholic raw materials. The plane flew off without any problems and successfully landed
              .
              Quote: Steam Train
              I had to phosphorize them for refueling.

              I’m a Ponsky urban, but I think why excise taxes on alcohol began to grow, and sales were limited. Now all the left Ossetian alcohol will be exported.

              Soon vodka will approach the price of A98 and become a strategic raw material.
              1. VAF
                VAF 26 July 2012 17: 09
                0
                Quote: vorobey
                On June 28, the A-10 attack aircraft of the 40th US Army Test Squadron went down in history as the first aircraft to fly on a new type of fuel, based on alcoholic raw materials. The plane flew off without any problems and successfully landed
                .


                Sanya, and our Rook "eats" everything, even firewood and coal (a joke of course), but you can refuel with anything, in all seriousness, like a tractor and kerosene and diesel fuel and gasoline, but on alcohol ... that's all ... suvehsound will be .. the engines will fly forward of the glider !!! +++ !!! drinks

                Do you remember how in the movie Special National Fishing? ...... Oh, I’ve gone well ... I never went like that ... I say it ... I say .... now let's leave !? fellow
          2. VAF
            VAF 26 July 2012 14: 07
            +2
            Quote: vorobey
            I have already marked you on the list of Magnitsky. you will be limited in rights to sprats for the new year


            Sanya, you’re a good man, damn it, okay, at least for the day of the Navy I haven’t deprived a glass, Lord. said, he had already crossed himself (knock-knock-knock 3 times on the wooden ... bashka, that would not come true)!

            Well, it’s still necessary to live up to the new year, because it’s another day of the Airborne Forces, Air Force DAY, and all the same comrades and friends, but just to sit down for a drink, you know ... we don’t get it ... so if we live to see the new . then we’re chewing with lemon, lemon, or with a snowball ... the same thing happened, I hope I didn’t forget ???


            Quote: vorobey
            Oh, how did he like me yesterday in a friendly face on the table .....


            Sanya, but you know, I’m from the bottom of my heart ... and you don’t get along with anyone .... stick to your general course (or your own ... as you correctly say, I follow my course ???)!

            Yesterday I wanted to throw another grenade after it ... to fix it, so to speak, but that would be a bust, but I just remind you that I have a great deal of competence in BK!

            By the way, check out the news, I sat and thought yesterday, ...... you won’t consult, you’ll tell you everything with a grenade from the havory trench and from the approval trench, but they have a strong and reliable one), but the Locomotive disappeared yesterday ... so now. and your koment .. explain, is this possible in principle, because the ship is small, and it slaps to the fullest in the Pacific and nothing, but if the storm is steep or something, and the question is, does it have enough fuel for such transitions? ???

            General damn .. some questions .... recourse

            According to a press release from the New Zealand Defense Forces, the New Zealand frigate F 77 Te Kaha (MEKO 200 project) covered an impressive 23 nautical miles on July 2012, 500, after being transferred to the fleet on July 22, 1997.

            Thus, over the 15 years of service, the Te Kaha frigate has traveled a distance equal to traveling from the Earth to the Moon and back, or 23 traveling around the Earth.

            The average daily "mileage" of a ship for the entire service period is, accordingly, about 91 miles.



            A New Zealand Navy frigate F 77 Te Kaha is heading to Pearl Harbor to participate in the Exercise Rim international naval exercises. 03.07.2012/XNUMX/XNUMX
            1. vorobey
              vorobey 26 July 2012 14: 37
              +3
              Serge, those who serve on this boat as well as on boats you will not envy. But he has a margin of buoyancy. Closes in a storm all bulkheads. luminaire covers and do not care marine signs. just not everyone is talking.
              And you can refuel at sea, stick to the tanker and at least flood.
  14. Ataturk
    Ataturk 26 July 2012 12: 10
    +1
    This is what interests me. Countries that have a conflict with national minorities in Russia as well as the former union, Russia extinguishes in a harsh form. But Estonia, that just does not. Today is a corner for flights and tomorrow is a base. Why is Russia silent? This is not the first time I have noticed this phenomenon. Generally not a word addressed to them.
    There are 3 options.

    1. NATO members should not be touched. You don’t have to look for problems on your own head. In a word, fear or the top for NATO.

    2. We tolerate and hit at once? I do not believe somehow.

    3. Estonia is not of interest. The dog barks. and the caravan is coming.

    Where truth alone is known to God!
    1. Armata
      Armata 26 July 2012 12: 21
      +1
      Greetings Omar. Most likely, here is just a situation like "And Vaska listens and eats" There are many examples when we silently made a counterbalance so that later it became bad for the screaming himself.
      1. vorobey
        vorobey 26 July 2012 12: 27
        +2
        Omar, peace be upon you. I think the third option. with one addition. Estonia is not interesting to anyone. This is a kind of buffer zone between the west and Russia supplying sprats both there and there. mastering is not profitable, feed too. Nato has found a more economically viable option - the landfill.
        1. Ataturk
          Ataturk 26 July 2012 12: 42
          +3
          Good afternoon, my friend. Seeing this video here, laughter took me for a couple of things.
          1) Another article says America will bomb Russia
          2) The Estonian army is the most ecological HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

          watch the video.

          1. vorobey
            vorobey 26 July 2012 12: 52
            +1
            Omar there is one caveat, looking at the video, even I apologize for the scrotum squeezed. Baltika is quite cold even at this time. But the amers were not fools into the water, and Estonians probably only realized tomorrow that the water was cold.

            I also had the opportunity to land in December. Guys, the sensations are not transmitted when breathing from a cold reduces. If in real life someone on the shore was oh and would come off.
            1. vorobey
              vorobey 26 July 2012 13: 01
              +3
              Armed conflict between Latvia and Lithuania.
              The Commander-in-Chief of Latvia calls Estonian:
              “I know you have two tanks!” Could you lend them to us for a war with Lithuania?
              - We can only give one!
              - And thanks for that! By the way, but why only one?
              “We just lent the second to the Lithuanians!”
              1. Ataturk
                Ataturk 26 July 2012 13: 08
                +2
                Quote: vorobey

                Armed conflict between Latvia and Lithuania.
                The Commander-in-Chief of Latvia calls Estonian:
                “I know you have two tanks!” Could you lend them to us for a war with Lithuania?
                - We can only give one!
                - And thanks for that! By the way, but why only one?
                “We just lent the second to the Lithuanians!”


                HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA SUPER ANEKDOT AND TO THE ART OF THE TRUTH)))))))))))))))))))))))) WUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

                100000000000000000
      2. Ataturk
        Ataturk 26 July 2012 12: 28
        +2
        Quote: Steam Train
        Greetings Omar. Most likely, here is just a situation like "And Vaska listens and eats" There are many examples when we silently made a counterbalance so that later it became bad for the screaming himself.


        Hello my friend. I just really hope that the Russian authorities do not twist shura of mura with the West.

        If Russia and NATO for one, you can begin to pray to God for the salvation of our souls. If Russia is with NATO, then you can already be 100% that we will soon find ourselves in slavery.