Enhanced Air Policing by Netherlands

On 6 April 2022 directly from Leeuwarden, Netherlands 4 RNLAF F-35 from 332 Squadronr arrived at Graf Ignatievo Airbase, Bulgaria to be part of the NATO’s Enhanced Air Policing mission.

The aim of the mission is to provide help and to secure NATO’s eastern flank countries regarding the tense situation with Russia.

The Dutch detachment is scheduled to remain in Bulgaria until the beginning of June and it will be replaced by detachment from another unspecified country.