Iftar program with Mensur Jemal
Iftar program with Mensur Jemal.
The Nordic countries are going to form a joint air force to counter Russia
Air force commanders from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark have announced that they have signed a letter of intent to create a unified Nordic air defense to counter the threat posed by Russia. The statement issued by
Major General Jan Damm, Commander of the Danish Air Force, told Reuters news agency that the move to unify the air force was made following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February last year.
Norway has 57 F-16 fighter jets and 37 F-35 fighter jets and has placed an order for 15 more. Finland has 62 F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets and has ordered 64 F-35S fighter jets. Denmark has 58 F-16s and 27 F-35s. Sweden, meanwhile, has more than 90 Gripen jets.