“There is a huge opportunity for the new Administration to shape a thoughtful proactive NORDIC agenda as the Nordics themselves seek a more regional approach."
For the Finns it is crucial that Sweden is able to control and secure Gotland in a time of crisis, let alone a time of war.
What was anticipated and hoped for with the introduction of the first fifth generation aircraft is clearly now being realized, although unfortunately at much lower numbers than the USAF desired or needed.
With the shift from slo mo to higher intensity operations, the F-22 is providing a key leadership role within the US and allied air combat forces in reshaping of the concepts of operations to ensure that the liberal democracies can prevail against their adversaries.
For the first time in a decade, three U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Groups (CSGs) coordinated operations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.