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RAPID VIKING ~ Germany Deploys Fighter Jets to Iceland

[© NATO Multimedia]

The German Air Force has sent six Eurofighters to Iceland to demonstrate Germany’s ability to deploy air power to any location.

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The German Air Force has sent fighter jets to Iceland to conduct training in the High North as part of Exercise RAPID VIKING 2023. The exercise is intended to demonstrate Germany’s readiness and ability to swiftly deploy air power to any location. The six Eurofighters and two A400M transport planes are working with the Icelandic Coastguard and other regional Allies from 1-10 August. The Eurofighters are conducting up to eight training sorties each day.

[© NATO Multimedia]

This recently released B-roll includes footage taken from a German Air Force A400M, showing German Eurofighter jets taking part in an air interception exercise and conducting air-to-air refuelling while flying from Berlin to Keflavik. It also includes soundbites from Captain ‘Timone’ of the German Air Force.

Shot list:-

  • 00:00 ~ Two German Air Force Eurofighter jets flying in formation
  • 00:12 ~ German Air Force Eurofighter jet
  • 00:18 ~ Cockpit of German Eurofighter jet
  • 00:25 ~ German Air Force Eurofighter jet performing air-to-air refuelling from a German Air Force A400M
  • 00:45 ~ Cockpit of German Air Force A400M
  • 00:50 ~ German patch
  • 00:55 ~ Pilot, German Air Force A400M
  • 00:58 ~ Engine of German Air Force A400M
  • 01:02 ~ German Air Force Eurofighter jet
  • 01:06 ~ soundbite – Captain ‘Timone’ of the German Air Force
  • 01:42 ~ soundbite – Captain ‘Timone’

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