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    Estonia: US aircraft practice landing on highway

    TALLINN, Aug 10, BNS - Ten A-10 attack aircraft of the Maryland U.S. Army National Guard practiced landing on a highway in Estonia on Thursday.

    U.S. A-10 aircraft practiced landing and taking off on the Jagala -Karevete road on Thursday, military spokespeople said. A joint cyber defense exercise of the Maryland National Guard and the Estonian defense forces, Baltic Jungle, was carried out at the Amari air base at the same time.

    The part of the highway was closed from 8 a .m. through 5 p.m.

    On Aug. 16 and 17 the A-10 attack aircraft are to practice cooperation with the Saaremaa unit of the volunteer corps Kaitseliit (Defense League).

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    • Published: 10.08.2017 17:13
    • LETA, BNS
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