From June 5 till june 16 the excersise Tactical Weapon Meet 2017 was held at Florennes airbase, Belgium.
Organised by the 1st Squadron “Stingers” based at Florennes, the excersise involved Italian Air Force and Spanish Air Force Eurofighters, Hellenic Air Force F-4E Phantoms, Polish Air Force Mig-29s and RAF Hawks.
Together with the Tactical Weapon Meet the 1st Squadron celebrated there centenery. The Tactical Weapon Meet is mainly aimed at the training of young pilots. For them, this is an excellent opportunity to qualify as 2-ship leader: leader of a twin-patrol patrol. In the international context, they also learn a lot from each other and learn to know each other’s aircrafts, abilities and limitations.