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Old 23-04-2010, 06:16 AM   #21178
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12-22, April, 2010.
BRILLIANT ARDENT is a large scale Air Force exercise to be hosted by Germany and directed by Commander Allied Air Command Izmir, Turkey. Air Forces from seven NATO members will participate in this NATO Response Force exercise from 12 to 22 April 2010.

The Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Turkey and the USA will participate to Brilliant Ardent 2010 (BAT 10). Around 60 aircraft ranging from fighters, attack aircraft, helicopters, tanker and airborne early warning aircraft will operate from air bases located in Germany, the Czech Republic, France, Poland, and UK. In addition, tactical employment of Theatre Missile Defence and Ground Based Air Defence assets will be extensively exercised.

The aim of the exercise is to validate nominated Air Forces to NATO Response Force 15 (NRF), which starts July 2010. The exercise is also open to “non NRF” air units from NATO, as well as Partnership for Peace (PfP) nations. The exercise scenario is based around a UN mandated NATO-led Crisis Response Operation (CRO) in a fictitious geo-political setting, a scenario specifically designed for this exercise. The NRF concept provides the Alliance with a robust capability to meet the challenging security environment of the 21st century by providing a highly trained and agile force, at high readiness, able to deploy at short notice wherever and whenever directed to do so by the North Atlantic Council.

A Media Day will be held at Laage Air Base, Germany, on Monday, 19 April 2010. The Media Day programme will include a News Conference, a guided tour of Laage Air Base also including a static aircraft display, and finally, demonstration of taking off and landing of a/c by the Italian Air Force unit, deployed to Laage Air Base, protected by defence counter-air system.

A NATO Media Information Centre (NMIC) will be established at Laage Air Base, Germany, and will be operational from 12 to 22 April 2010. It will serve as a central coordination hub for the real life media interface.

Those media members wishing to cover the Media Day of Exercise Brilliant Ardent 2010 (BAT 10) are kindly invited to contact the German Air Force Command’s Public Affairs Office and Allied Air Command Izmir PAO, well in advance, register, and report to Laage Air Base on the 19th April 2010, by 09.45 hrs at the latest. This invitation is also extended to the media members wishing to visit the German Air bases that participate in the Exercise BAT 10 throughout the entire exercise.

For further information, please, contact the following Commands’ Public Affairs Offices:

HQ AC Izmir PAO:
Internet E-Mail address: [email protected]
Commercial phone: +90 232 411 1035 or +90 232 411 1039
Fax: +90 232 411 1038
Internet web page:

German Air Force Command PAO:
Internet E-Mail address: [email protected]
Commercial phone: +49 2203 908 5047 or, 2333
Fax: +49 2203 908 2010
Internet web page:

NATO Media Information Centre (NMIC) at Laage Air Base (from 12 Apr 10):
Internet E-Mail address: [email protected]
Commercial phone: +49 38459 62 2730 / 2731 / 2732 / 2733
Fax: +49 38459 62 2734
Mobile phone: 0172 291 3668
Internet web page:

USAFE units participate in BRILLIANT ARDENT 2010

Posted 4/14/2010 by Master Sgt. Keith Houin

4/14/2010 - RAMSTEIN, Germany -- The 22nd Fighter Squadron at Spangdhalem Air Base and 351st Air Refueling Squadron from RAF Mildenhall are partnering with air forces from the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Turkey to participate in Exercise BRILLIANT ARDENT 10. etc etc etc....

RAF MILDENHALL, England – A French Mirage F1 fighter refuels off a 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 during Exercise BRILLIANT ARDENT April 14. The large scale NATO Response Force Air Live Exercise hosted by Germany began April 12 and will run through April 22. Participation by U.S. Air Forces in Europe units directly aligns with the command key mission areas of providing forces for global operations and building partnership. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Austin M. May)

Here is a schedule of exercises and movements:

Im so happy the Volcano cloud did not hurt all the WAR AIRCRAFTS.
It seems almost as if an early warning system is embedded in the passage of time itself, or in what C. Jung called the Collective Unconscious. And that system would seem to be sending a stream of warning signals, enciphered as synchronicities
"Sinister Forces - a Grimoire of American Political Witchcraft", Peter Levenda

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