The US Air Force said in a statement that F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft from the 4th Fighter Wing of the 336th Fighter Squadron, stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, will participate in the Castle Forge exercise, which will be held under the leadership of the US Europe-Africa Air Force Command. It was stated that he came to Larissa Air Base, Greece, to attend.
In the statement, it was noted that the Castle Forge exercise was designed for the US collective defense strategy in the Black Sea region, designed to increase interoperability with NATO allies and to improve the ability of joint forces to respond flexibly in times of crisis.
“The components of Castle Forge ensure that forces are rapidly dispersed and continue to provide air power from locations with different levels of capacity and support, ensuring that the air force is always at risk of potential threats,” the statement said. It will ensure that he is ready to respond.” statements were included.
It was stated that the F-15 planes stopped in England in 3 branches and then came to Greece, and it was noted that Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Canada will participate in the exercise as well as the USA.
In the statement made by the Greek army, it was stated that these planes were in the country for more than the exercise.
In the statement of the Greek General Staff, the US F-15 aircraft will train with the Greek army on “advanced defense and aggressive aviation tactics, air support with the joint terminal attack controller (JTAC), air combat, protection, attacking targets on land and sea, and offensive support to the navy”. was recorded.
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