Pildid ja video: Donald Trump lendas esmakordselt presidendilennukiga
USA president Donald Trump loobus oma eralennuki Boeing 757 kasutamisest ja lendas eile esimest korda presidendilennukiga Boeing VC-25, mille kohta kasutatakse lennujuhtimises tähistust Air Force One.
27.01.2017, Inna-Katrin HeinElu
Ketsiekspert Metsakutsu teeb puust ja punaseks! Kuidas ikkagi on õige tosse kanda?
«Käisin mõni aeg tagasi Tallinn Fashion Weekil. Pea valutab natukene siiamaani. Täitsa tõsiselt. Ma ei tea kõrgmoest midagi, aga kui siin maailmas on üks asi, millest ma midagi natuke tean, siis see on tossude kandmine,» kirjutab räppar, suur tossufänn Metsakutsu, veebilehel Hooligan Hamlet, et naljakad on inimesed, kes oleks nagu teemas, aga pilk tossudele reedab tühjuse selle taga.
The state needs warships, helicopters and coastal radar network
Estonia lacks an exhaustive image of what is happening in its territorial waters. Maritime defence is fragmented between three institutions, which can perform only a small amount of approximately fifty tasks, Estonia’s first detailed maritime security report reveals.
27.12.2016, Oliver KundElu
Video: Trumpi arvates maksab uus Air Force One lennuk liiga palju
USA tulevane president Donald Trump tahab loobuda uuest Air Force One lennukist, millest saaks edaspidiste presidentide ametilennuk.
07.12.2016, Inna-Katrin HeinElu
USA vajaks hoopis sellist presidenti nagu on Harrison Fordi tegelane filmis «Air Force One»?
Ligi 20 aastat on möödunud sellest, kui vaatajateni jõudis menufilm «Air Force One», milles Harrison Ford mängib USA presidenti, kes kannab nime James Marshall ja kes hüüab terroristidele kuulsaks saanud lause «Get off my plane!» (Kaduge minu lennukist).
09.11.2016, Inna-Katrin HeinPM
Germany to take over Baltic air policing out of Estonian Amari air base
A German contingent using five Eurofighter Typhoon jets will take over the NATO Baltic air policing mission from the Royal Air Force at a ceremony at the Estonian Amari air base at 3 p.m. on Wednesday.
US fighter jets F-15C arrive in Estonia
Twelve fighter jets F-15C from the 493rd Fighter Squadron of the U.S. Air Force landed at the Estonian Amari air base on Friday for joint air drills slated to begin on Monday.
Obama mälestas Dallases hukkunud politseinikke
USA president Barack Obama ülistas Texase osariigis Dallases viit politseinikku, kes seal läinud nädalal rahumeelse meeleavalduse ajal maha lasti.
Estonian minister in Washington, «confirmed» by current news
The meeting is shrouded by the Chatham House rule i.e. we may say what was said but not who said what. Therefore, a tricky task to cover defence minister Hannes Hanso's first ever official as well as unofficial trip to the USA.
01.04.2016, Evelyn Kaldoja
Fotod: Obama alustas teekonda Kuubale (1)
USA president Barack Obama suundus pühapäeval kolmepäevasele ajaloolisele visiidile Kuubale.
Wind farms interfering with military radar images
Defence ministry has declined to okay plans for many a wind park in Estonia as turbine blades interfere with image in air surveillance radars. Officials say best spots for parks, with national defence in view, are Pärnu and Viljandi Counties.
03.03.2016, Andres EinmannPM
US drone to perform flight over Estonia
A U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle RQ-4 Global Hawk is to fly in Estonian airspace on Monday.
Spain, Belgium to take over responsibility for NATO Baltic air policing
Spain and Belgium will take over responsibility for the NATO air policing mission in the Baltic countries at the beginning of January.
Setting up F-22 base in Estonia doesn't make sense militarily - air force chief
The commander of the Estonian Air Force, Col. Jaak Tarien, says deployment of F-22 Raptor jets in Estonia would not be justified militarily.
One of world's largest aircraft lands at Amari base
On Wednesday one of the largest transport aircraft in the world, a C-5M Super Galaxy of the U.S. Air Force, landed at the Estonian Amari air base.
US F-22 jets arrive in Estonia
Two F-22 Raptor tactical stealth fighters of the U.S. Air Force arrived in Estonia on Friday.
US fighter jets destroy ground targets at Estonia's central training ground
U.S. F-16 fighter jets fired at ground targets during a joint training exercise of the air forces of Estonia and the United States at the Estonian defense forces' central training ground Wednesday.
US F-16 fighters destroy ground targets at central training ground
U.S. F-16 fighters taking part in a nearly month-long joint air force exercise of Estonia and the United States on Thursday for the first time destroyed ground targets at the defense forces central training area.
Estonia, US to kick off biggest ever air force exercise
A nearly month-long joint air force exercise of Estonia and the United States will start in the airspace of Estonia next week, which will see ground targets at the Estonian defense forces' central training ground destroyed from the air using live ammunition for he first time in the history of Estonia since the country regained its independence.
US extends Finland invitation to joint air exercise in Estonia
The United States has extended an official written invitation to Finland to participate in joint air force exercises in Estonia, the U.S. Embassy in Finland confirmed to Finland's STT news agency late on Wednesday evening.
Spanish Air Force takes over air policing duties at Amari
In a ceremony held at Amari Air Base in Estonia at noon on Friday, Spanish pilots and personnel took over the duties of guarding the airspace of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from the air force of another NATO member Germany.
02.01.2015, News.postimees.ee / BNSPM
First two Spanish fighters land at Amari
Two fighter jets of the Spanish Air Force landed at the Amari air base in northwestern Estonia on Monday and another two are scheduled to reach Estonia on Tuesday to take part in the Baltic air policing mission as of January.
USA to pour $25m into Ämari Air Base
Among other allotments, 2015 budget for US Armed Forces earmarks close to $25m for structures at Ämari, Estonia. Latvia and Lithuanian are due a bit less than that, over $10m and $13m respectively for air bases in Lielvarde and Šiauliai.
22.12.2014, Evelyn KaldojaPM
Rõivas: background to decisions needs more explanation
Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas thinks the sharp criticism by Reform Party honorary chairman Siim Kallas towards the current party is not justified. Focussing on success at elections, Mr Rõivas promises generous support to large families.
05.12.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Prime Minister drags Defence Forces into politics
In Estonia yesterday, NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg met at Ämari Air Base with local servicemen and Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas (Reform Party, RE), but defence minister Sven Mikser (soc dems, SDE) was not invited – due to opposition by prime minister and his team, we hear. Also, Mr Stoltenberg festively met with President Toomas Henrik Ilves and foreign minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus (RE). The meeting with Mr Mikser got scheduled last of all.
21.11.2014, Liisa TagelPM
Russia denies violating Estonian, Lithuanian airspace
The Russian Defense Ministry has denied a Dutch report of the incursion of a Russian military transport plane into the airspace of Estonia and Lithuania on Wednesday.
Air force chief: Russian planes' flights near border are no sign of danger
According to the commander of the Estonian Air Force, Col. Jaak Tarien, there is nothing special about Russian military planes making flights near the Estonian border and there is no reason to panic.
Russian planes straying into foreign airspace
Five times this year, warplanes from Russian Federation have entered airspace of Estonia.
23.09.2014, Toomas RandloPM
Obama vows extra air force unit for Ämari
President Barack Obama said USA is intending to grant the Baltic region an additional air force unit and Ämari Air Base in Estonia would be the ideal location.
03.09.2014, Andres EinmannPM
Baltics fortified with extra US fighters
Yesterday at 2 , six US F-15C fighters and two KC-135 tanker-aircraft touched down at Šiauliai airbase, Lithuania, tasked with strengthening defence of Baltic skies.
07.03.2014, Merike TederPM
Belgian air force to assume NATO's Baltic air policing mission
Belgian fighter jets due to start a shift in the NATO-sanctioned air policing mission in the Baltic skies were scheduled to land at the mission's base near Siauliai, northern Lithuania on Monday.
Estonian Air Force planes take part in prestigious UK air show
Planes of the Estonian Air Force took part for the first time in the annual air show The Royal International Air Tattoo 2013 that took place in the UK on Saturday and Sunday.
Estonian Air Force to open new radar station next week
The Estonian Air Force will open a new radar station on the island of Muhu next week.