April 26, stationed in šiauliai fighters were raised to identify soaring in the Kaliningrad region of the Russian plane. It is noted that the SU-27 was flying without the submission of a flight plan with the transponder off and don't keep in touch with mission control centres.
27 April NATO fighters took off to escort flying from Kaliningrad region of the IL-38, intended for combating underwater vessels and naval intelligence. The aircraft was flying on the submitted flight plan and maintained communications with control centres, but his auto responder-the transponder was disabled.
28 APR pilots of the air police flew twice — the first time they identified the Ilyushin IL-18, which was flying from Kaliningrad region without submitting flight plan with the transponder off and not maintained contact with the mission control centres. The second time the fighters took off to escort flying from Kaliningrad region to mainland Russia, the IL-38 on the submitted flight plan and maintained communications with control centres, but its transponder was disabled.
29 April, fighter jets from šiauliai took off to escort EN route from the Kaliningrad region to mainland Russia IL-20, which also flew on the submitted flight plan and maintained communications with control centres, but with a disabled transponder.
In Estonia today started a military exercise "Kevadtorm", which involved about 6,000 servicemen of NATO countries, including Latvia. Just exercise "Kevadtorm" this year will be attended by ten countries along with the Baltic countries and the Netherlands units will send the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany. In "Kevadtorm" will also be attended by the team of experts from Canada and staff officers from Finland.