January 8, 2016
NATO Jets Scrambled 160 Times to Protect Lithuanian Airspace in 2015
By Lithuania Tribune
The number of times jets were scrambled last year was up on the 140 occasions in 2014, according to the Ministry.
Russian military aircraft activity over the Baltic Sea has significantly increased since 2014 amid a heightening of tensions between Moscow and western countries over Russia's annexation of the Crimea and its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.