Two airmen remove the chalks from an F-35A preparing for departure from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 12, 2016. The F-35 is a 5th generation multi-role fighter with stealth, electronic warfare and multi-spectral fused sensor capabilities needed to achieve unmatched levels of survivability and lethality in a contested environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessica H. Evans/RELEASED)
4 Belgian Air Force General Dynamics F-16 Falcons have been patrolling & policing airspace of Estonia,Latvia & Lithuania.NATO members since 2004,Baltic States do not have air forces capable of enforcing their airspace.Every 4 months,a NATO partner assumes role of air policing, sending detachment & several fighters.Belgium has been present since September 2,2013,with 50 military personnel & 4 F-16 fighter-bombers.Based in Siauliai in northern Lithuania til Jan 3 2013.
USN F-16B Sea Falcon in Soviet-style disruptive aerial cammo livery from TOPGUN, NAS Fallon, NV; by Sonic Images...
A French Armée de l'Air Dassault Rafale at Malbork airfield in Poland, with three others, as part of the NATO air policing mission, 28 April 2014. France is also flying almost daily missions over eastern Europe with Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACs.
Navy EA-18G Growler launches off the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt