NATO E-3A Component marks 1,000th Assurance Measures Flight
Today, Oct. 5, 2016, the Headquarters NATO Airborne Warning and Control
Force Geilenkirchen E-3A Component flew its 1,000th mission in support
of Assurance Measures. NATO AWACS tail number LX-N-90444 took off from
NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany with a multinational crew on board
and returned several hours later. This is a public and visible
demonstration of NATO's resolve, cohesion and commitment to deterrence
and collective defense.