5 Aug 2015
Italy’s support to NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission features under
the name Operation "Frontiera Baltica” (or Baltic Frontier). From 1
January until 30 April, the Italian Air Force had been the lead nation
for the 38th rotation of this Allied mission over Estonia, Latvia and
Lithuania. In a back-to-back detachment Italy has kept its Eurofighter
Typhoon jets deployed at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, from 1 May until
31 August 2015.