Denmark and Sweden join European Sky Shield Initiative

Denmark and Sweden join European Sky Shield Initiative
# 15 February 2023 14:34 (UTC +04:00)

On 15 February 2023, Denmark and Sweden joined the European Sky Shield Initiative (ESSI) coordinated by Germany, APA reports citing NATO.

This brings the number of participants to 17, including 15 Allies as well as invitees Finland and Sweden.

Among other things, the initiative aims to strengthen NATO's Integrated Air and Missile Defence by facilitating the multinational acquisition and integration of a broad range of air defence capabilities by European countries.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED