Canadian fighter jets pa­trolling Ice­land

The Hamilton Spectator - - CANADA & WORLD -

Canadian CF-18 fighter jets be­gan pa­trolling Ice­land’s airspace Mon­day as part of Canada’s con­tri­bu­tion to NATO. The op­er­a­tion is in­tended to iden­tify and in­ter­cept air­craft that ap­proach NATO airspace in Ice­land. About 180 mem­bers of the Canadian Forces will be in­volved in the roughly month-long op­er­a­tion that in­volves six CF-18 fighter jets based near Reyk­javik.

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