British and Slovak air forces hold joint exercise

British and Slovak air force pilots are holding a joint exercise at the Sliač Air Base in central Slovakia.

"Slovak and British air and ground teams will practice air combat using Hawk, MiG-29 and L-39 jet fighters," said Charge d'Affaires Tom Carter of the British Embassy in Slovakia.

Carter said that both countries enjoy a close bilateral cooperation due to their NATO membership. Five British Hawk jet fighters are taking part in the exercise.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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